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August 29, 2016
A drone piloted by SkySkopes staff flies near a utility pole Aug. 29 south of Emerado, N.D. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.play button
New federal rules expected to bring drone use to new heights
15 hours 33 min ago
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General Atomics drone training academy graduates first class of pilots in Grand Forks
16 hours 44 min ago
August 28, 2016
The drone can fly up to 400 feet with proper approval and technically take on winds of up to 50 knots in extreme cases in Grand Forks, ND on Friday, June 19, 2015. (Grand Forks Herald/ Joshua Komer)
Highly anticipated federal drone rules to become effective Monday
August 28, 2016 - 4:24pm
August 24, 2016
Per Haga (left) speaks during an international business panel discussion while Terry Sando, Knut Gustavsen and Tero Heinonen listen at the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo on Aug. 24, 2016.  Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.
International UAS companies see potential in North Dakota
August 24, 2016 - 8:05pm
ISight RPV Services Co-Founder Adam Lingwall speaks to a crowd while Launchboxx drone marketing specialists Tim Fiechtner and Justin Miller look on and a drone flies behind the trio. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.play button
Next generation of aircraft generate buzz at UAS conference
August 24, 2016 - 7:33pm
August 23, 2016
David Hambleton, manager of advanced systems for Northrop Grumman Autonomous Systems, (left) shakes the hand of Northland Community and Technical College President Dennis Bona after the pair announced the donation of an drone from the company to the school Tuesday in Grand Forks. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.play button
NCTC receives donated drone from Northrop Grumman
August 23, 2016 - 7:15pm
OUR OPINION: UAS conference, like UAS industry, soars
August 23, 2016 - 9:00am
August 22, 2016
Raanon Horowitz, president and CEO of Elbit Systems of America Inc., addresses an audience Monday at the Hillsboro Regional Airport. Photo by Brandi Jewett/Grand Forks Herald.play button
Regional drone research efforts showcased in Hillsboro, N.D.
August 22, 2016 - 7:23pm
From left, Josh Joy, Tanner Hoover and Michael Pierce, all UND students, attended the UAS Student Access event at the UAS Summit and Expo at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Monday. (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)
Student Access Day at UAS Summit and Expo facilitates connections
August 22, 2016 - 7:20pm
August 21, 2016
A pair of quadcopter drones fly through a gate on the RotoCross course Saturday. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Drone Racing: Flying for fun in Grand Forks
August 21, 2016 - 9:30am
August 18, 2016
SkySkopes pilots look at their drones as they guide the crafts through the air in Grand Forks, ND on Thursday, August 18, 2016. (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)play button
Weekend of drone events precede start of major conference in Grand Forks
August 18, 2016 - 8:04pm
August 11, 2016
Business encouraged to explore drone opportunities as start date for new rules nears
August 11, 2016 - 5:10pm
August 8, 2016
Grand Forks luncheon to explore new regulations for drones
August 8, 2016 - 2:43pm
North Dakota drone effort lauded at White House workshop
August 8, 2016 - 7:00am
August 1, 2016
FILE PHOTO: UND Center for Innovation. (Jesse Trelstad/ Grand Forks Herald)
Raytheon executives visit Grand Forks, hear pitch for North Dakota expansion
August 1, 2016 - 5:40pm