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September 22, 2016
Who's sky is it anyway? U.S. drone case tests rights to air space
WASHINGTON — When a small town American roofer took legal action against a neighbor for shooting down his drone, the local dispute sparked...
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September 22, 2016 - 5:55am
September 19, 2016
Coal mine using drone for land surveys
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota coal mine is the first surface mine in the country to use a drone to conduct land surveys that can cover 500 acres...
September 19, 2016 - 7:35am
September 12, 2016
New UND class puts focus on the business of drones
GRAND FORKS – While many around her want to take unmanned aircraft to levels in the sky, University of North Dakota student Elena Parrello has plans to take them the opposite direction – underground to inspect infrastructure such as sewers. The senior has an aircraft prototype...
September 12, 2016 - 6:57am
August 24, 2016
More than 200 students enrolled in unmanned aircraft program at UND
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- If University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy has his way, unmanned aircraft systems technology will be a common tool across the university. Kennedy spoke Tuesday during the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo in Grand Forks and highlighted what the school has accomplished...
August 24, 2016 - 7:23am
August 23, 2016
Region drone research efforts showcased in Hillsboro, N.D.
HILLSBORO, N.D.—It's been a busy summer for an Israeli unmanned aircraft that has spent its time flying over land in Traill and Steele counties for research efforts. The Hermes 450 aircraft and its crew were lauded Monday by local and regional leaders who noted the flights were...
August 23, 2016 - 6:19am
GRAND FORKS, N.d.—College students looking for a piece of the unmanned aircraft system industry's future gathered Monday in Grand Forks...
August 23, 2016 - 6:18am
August 22, 2016
Flying for fun
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Jakee Stoltz and Matt Henry spend their workdays flying a variety of drones for researchers in Grand Forks, but they...
August 22, 2016 - 7:22am
August 8, 2016
Drone camp inspires future North Dakota pilots
TIOGA, N.D. — A free camp for kids in Tioga may have launched the careers of future drone pilots. About 75 students attended a two-day...
August 8, 2016 - 6:34am
July 28, 2016
Eye in the sky: Civil Air Patrol volunteers track research drone from the air
HILLSBORO, N.D. — His target just out of sight, Kent Ridl leaned into the left turn until his plane found itself once again on a straight...
July 28, 2016 - 6:37am
July 25, 2016
Prospective drone pilots expected to seek out ND testing centers soon
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Come Aug. 29, the Federal Aviation Administration testing center at the University of North Dakota is expected to get a little busier. That date marks the day when federal regulations go into effect for commercial and government operators of unmanned aircraft...
July 25, 2016 - 7:03am
July 9, 2016
Getting buzzed: No problems reported with drone use in Jamestown
There are 30 small unmanned aerial systems registered to people with a Jamestown address, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Officials within the community said the users have not caused any hazards so far. “This hasn’t become a problem from my standpoint,” said...
July 9, 2016 - 6:46am
July 5, 2016
Dogs and drones latest research effort by law enforcement
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—After taking a deep sniff from a plastic baggie, Daisy bolted into the thick prairie brush in search of her target. Meanwhile,...
July 5, 2016 - 11:56am
June 13, 2016
Fargo, Bismarck top Grand Forks in drones owned, data shows
GRAPHIC BREAKOUT Top five northwestern Minnesota cities by number of drone registrations City Total drones Thief River Falls 25 Crookston 18 East Grand Forks 13 Roseau 11 Warroad 9 Total drones registered in North Dakota: 1,310 Total...
June 13, 2016 - 6:56am
May 21, 2016
More research projects featuring drones get OK from UND committee
GRAND FORKS -- University of North Dakota faculty members are planning to use a rural piece of university property to conduct research utilizing unmanned aircraft to train law enforcement officers and map vegetation. Oakville Prairie, an area with more than 900 acres of land about...
May 21, 2016 - 7:42am
May 15, 2016
Armed with drones, aid workers seek faster response to earthquakes, floods
KATHMANDU - For weeks after Nepal's worst earthquake in 80 years, the skies above the Himalayan nation vibrated with military helicopters ferrying relief, airplanes bringing in aid workers, and drones.When the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Nepal in April 2015, flattening homes and killing...
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May 15, 2016 - 10:00pm