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North Dakota amateur hockey starting up five teams this fall
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Grand Forks man celebrates surviving rare cancer
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NICE FISH: Big catches around the region
Camp Cookbook: Halibut Fennel Pasta Salad
DOUG LEIER: N.D. offers wealth of shore fishing opportunities
Beltrami forest trail system in the works
Jane Ahlin: Too much energy wasted on 'Fighting Sioux'
LLOYD OMDAHL: It's time to look at reservation governance
LETTER: Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act is neither
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July 21, 2015
Grand Sky tenant to ask for property tax exemption
The first company moving into the new Grand Forks unmanned aerial system tech park plans to ask for property tax exemptions. Northrop Grumman, an aerospace and defense company that plans to break ground at the Grand Sky UAS park in September as the park's anchor tenant, will ask...
July 21, 2015 - 4:53pm
July 18, 2015
VIDEO: Construction on UAS park near Grand Forks to begin soon
Plans for an empty expanse of concrete and dozens of empty acres near Grand Forks Air Force Base have finally come to fruition after a nearly...
July 18, 2015 - 6:00am
July 7, 2015
Firm wins bid for tech park fence, gate
Fence and gate construction will begin for the Grand Sky unmanned aerial system tech park in two weeks after the Grand Forks County Commission gave approval at a meeting Tuesday. Tom Swoyer, president of Grand Sky Development Co., said only one bid was received due to contractors...
July 7, 2015 - 5:22pm
July 6, 2015
Officials make case for large UAS firm to join business park
It's a tentative yes, but officials from an affiliate of General Atomics said Monday they're interested in leasing space at Grand Forks County's...
July 6, 2015 - 5:46pm
June 21, 2015
Grand Forks startup explores commercial use of drones
With eight spinning propellers and a hum rivaling a hive of bees, a small unmanned aircraft piloted by Connor Grafius shot off the ground and...
June 21, 2015 - 6:00am
June 18, 2015
UND's decision on UAS engineering research postponed
A UND committee is holding off on approving a unmanned aircraft systems research project that would explore the potential for evaluating engineering...
News / education
June 18, 2015 - 12:15am
June 16, 2015
UND no longer middleman in Sheriff's Department UAV lease
The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department won't be working through UND to lease two unmanned aerial vehicles as of Aug. 1. At a meeting Tuesday, the Grand Forks County Commission gave Sheriff Bob Rost approval to lease two UAVs from AeroVironment for $1 annually instead of paying...
June 16, 2015 - 6:36pm
June 15, 2015
Legislation seeks to promote private training for military UAS pilots
Language introduced in two bills moving through Congress could prove to be beneficial for Grand Forks County's unmanned aircraft systems business...
June 15, 2015 - 4:19pm
May 27, 2015
Group pitches North Dakota to prospective Grand Sky tenant
About 20 stakeholders in North Dakota's growing unmanned aircraft systems industry met Wednesday to pitch the state to a potential new business. U.S....
News / business
May 27, 2015 - 9:30pm
Roundtable highlights unmanned aircraft business potential in North Dakota
Encouraging unmanned aircraft systems-related businesses to settle in North Dakota was among priorities discussed Tuesday at a Chamber of Commerce...
News / business
May 27, 2015 - 12:00am
May 22, 2015
First North Dakota-made unmanned aircraft unveiled
The first commercially produced unmanned aircraft in North Dakota rolled off the assembly line Friday in Wahpeton. The aircraft is the product of a partnership between manufacturer ComDel Innovation and Altavian and was produced in ComDel's manufacturing plant, according to a news...
May 22, 2015 - 2:56pm
May 19, 2015
Sheriff's department to provide Grand Sky security
The Grand Forks Sheriff's Department will be providing security for the new unmanned aerial systems tech park. Sheriff Bob Rost told the Grand Forks County Commission Tuesday he has been working with the park's developer, Texas-based Grand Sky Development Co., to put together a...
News / business
May 19, 2015 - 5:36pm
May 15, 2015
UAS monitoring research taking flight
Two research projects aiming to test inspection and monitoring capabilities of unmanned aircraft will soon be taking flight in North Dakota. A UND research compliance committee gave the projects a green light at its Friday meeting.
May 15, 2015 - 6:32pm
Agricultural UAS research expanding across state
Unmanned aircraft will soon be buzzing overhead at several agricultural research centers around North Dakota. North Dakota State University received approval Friday to expand its unmanned aircraft systems research program from the UND UAS Research and Compliance Committee, a group...
May 15, 2015 - 5:33pm
May 12, 2015
Hoeven introduces legislation to set interim UAS rules
Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., introduced legislation Tuesday to set temporary guidelines for operating small commercial unmanned aircraft systems...
News / politics
May 12, 2015 - 7:19pm