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January 2, 2019
The University of North Dakota is testing flights that will open up the skies for broader commercial use of drones.
Grand Forks area drone industry announces ‘huge’ milestone
January 2, 2019 - 4:04pm
September 15, 2018
Golfers at King's Walk in Grand Forks (from left) Paul Klan, Trevor Kelln, Kevin Skiba, Wes Shover and Marek Kutka watch a drone deliver food to the group Saturday. Shover, second from right, is head of U.S. operations for Flytrex and coordinated deliveries on the course marking the first commercial deliveries by a drone in the U.S. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Food on the fly: Grand Forks golf course offers commercial drone food deliveries
September 15, 2018 - 11:24pm
August 31, 2018
North Dakota county puts drone to work for stockpile measurements
August 31, 2018 - 5:33pm
August 17, 2018
Northrop Grumman operates at Grand Sky west of Grand Forks. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
North Dakota unmanned aircraft industry takes off
August 17, 2018 - 7:41pm
July 24, 2018
Murdoch Crust, second from right, poses with his family, mother Nicole Crust, left, sister Summer Gonzalez-Ovitt and father Cory Crust. Chris Crust / Special to Forum News Service
'The power of nature is ruthless': Uncle shares story of 13-year-old's drowning in north-central Minn.
July 24, 2018 - 1:29pm
June 25, 2018
Drones take off toward the first gate during a race Thursday, June 21, at M.B. Johnson Park in Moorhead. Erin Bormett / The Forumplay button
'Like being a bird': Local group savors rush of racing drones that reach 80 mph
June 25, 2018 - 11:22am
May 9, 2018
U.S. Department of Transportation General Counsel Steven Bradbury prepares to give remarks on North Dakota's selection for a drone pilot program at the state Capitol in Bismarck Wednesday, May 9, 2018. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Seeking 'regulatory framework' to integrate drones into airspace, feds select North Dakota for national program
May 9, 2018 - 7:10pm
January 19, 2018
Rodney Brossart claims a Nelson County sheriff’s deputy used excessive force when he shot the rancher with a Taser in a dispute over cattle and has taken his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
N.D. rancher takes case against Sheriff's Dept. to Supreme Court
January 19, 2018 - 6:54pm
November 12, 2017
UAV pilots Joshua Ludwin, left, and Michael Pierce land a UAV during a recent test flight. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
North Dakota has potential to tap federal drone integration program
November 12, 2017 - 2:21pm
August 14, 2017
File photo of Grand Forks Air Force Base front gate. The Pentagon has approved a policy that allows military bases to defend themselves against invasive and threatening unmanned aircraft.
Pentagon may allow military bases to shoot down threatening drones
August 14, 2017 - 7:07am
August 11, 2017
Mike Klarenbeek's drone flies overhead while doing aerial work for the pheasant lodge Cocks Unlimited on northwest of Gregory, S.D. Matt Gade / Forum News Service
North Dakota has invested big money in drones, when will it pay off?
August 11, 2017 - 8:16pm
June 12, 2017
Jeff Buyck is the fourth generation to farm east of Balaton, Minn. An airplane used to collect crop data used for planting and spraying taxis away from the farm after a farmstead meeting in April. Photo taken April 11, 2017, near Balaton, Minn. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
On-demand: Manned airplane gets ag data
June 12, 2017 - 6:00am
June 10, 2017
Finley Opp, 10, prepares to land a drone in his hand on Wednesday afternoon in the Career Academy while attending the summer drone camp. "This is a quadcopter drone but actual drones have cameras and most go around 13 miles per hour," said Opp. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Putting the kids in control, drone camp propels student learning
June 10, 2017 - 8:32am
May 31, 2017
Drone Hexacopter armed with minigun
North Dakota creates task force to counter threats from rogue UAS activity
May 31, 2017 - 10:03pm
May 10, 2017
Elaine Chao testifies before a Senate Commerce Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on her nomination to be transportation secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 11, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
U.S. transportation secretary to address Fargo drone conference
May 10, 2017 - 4:27pm