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Our view: Region needs to push drones in all walks of life
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August 31, 2018
Grand Forks mayor meets federal government officials in D.C.
Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown attended a White House Conference Thursday in Washington, D.C., where he and other state leaders met with federal...
August 31, 2018 - 11:12am
August 20, 2018
Air Force secretary marks UAS milestone
U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson joined local and state officials to celebrate something "ironic" in the words of Tom Swoyer Jr.,...
August 20, 2018 - 4:13pm
June 6, 2017
Local UAS teams partner with NASA for national research campaign
A partnership of local companies and institutions is finalizing research this week to drive forward a NASA project to better manage flight plans...
June 6, 2017 - 7:57pm
February 22, 2017
UND rolls out plan for integrated drone institute
UND is creating an integrated center to combine multiple areas of unmanned aerial systems expertise on campus. According to a news release, university...
February 22, 2017 - 11:45am
January 3, 2017
Sen. John Hoeven: UAS industry in North Dakota flies ahead of competition
WASHINGTON—This week, North Dakota took another step to stay ahead of the competition in unmanned aerial systems research, development...
January 3, 2017 - 6:05am
September 23, 2016
UPS launches U.S. drone test flights for urgent medical deliveries
BEVERLY, Mass. — United Parcel Service Inc. said it began testing the use of drones for emergency deliveries of medical supplies this week...
September 23, 2016 - 8:59am
County, city leaders hold joint meeting for Air Force base status report
Grand Forks city and county representatives held a joint meeting Tuesday at City Hall to hear a status briefing about Grand Forks Air Force Base from both the base's commander and a strategic consulting group. Col. Rodney Lewis told members of the City Council and County Commission...
August 23, 2016 - 8:00pm
May 13, 2016
John Hoeven: Another step forward for UAS in Grand Forks
WASHINGTON—As chairman of the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Committee, I have been working to get DHS to enter into a...
May 13, 2016 - 5:00am
April 21, 2016
John Hoeven: North Dakota drone industry is taking off
WASHINGTON—The past few weeks have marked some very exciting developments for North Dakota's UAS industry, signaling once again that the...
April 21, 2016 - 5:30am
April 10, 2016
OUR OPINION: Grand Forks housing prices threaten UAS growth
For Grand Forks residents, here's a bottom line on the region's economic and demographic trends: The Grand Forks area is poised for dramatic...
April 10, 2016 - 4:20am
March 1, 2016
UND aerospace ace Al Palmer takes a change of pace
Al Palmer is no stranger to retiring, but this time he thinks it'll stick. The 63-year-old has had ties to UND's aerospace programs for years,...
March 1, 2016 - 6:00am
September 13, 2015
OUR OPINION: Solve rogue drone's collision-risk problem
"Grand future" is right. The more one learns about the unmanned aerial systems industry in Grand Forks, the more one senses the excitement and...
September 13, 2015 - 8:00am
August 6, 2015
UAS tech park tenant receives tax exemption
The first tenant at the Grand Forks unmanned aerial systems tech park, Grand Sky, will receive property tax exemptions for five years. Finance and Tax Director Debbie Nelson said the Grand Forks County Commission gave approval at a hearing Tuesday that Northrop Grumman, an aerospace...
August 6, 2015 - 2:20pm
July 11, 2015
Thomas Swoyer, Jr.: A Grand Sky update - and thanks
A recent Herald editorial offered well-deserved praise for the many people who have invested their time, effort and reputations to nurture and...
July 11, 2015 - 5:00am
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