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NCTC receives one of Delta's DC-9 to add to their aviation program
Northland Technical College in Thief River Falls added to their aircraft fleet Thursday. Delta Airlines donated a DC-9 to the school's aviation program.
Friday, January, 24, 2014 - WDAZ - News

Mixed feelings from public on UAS test siting
Grand Forks was announced on Monday to become a test site for UAS. For many this is exciting, but for some this can be worrisome as there are privacy concerns when it comes to unmanned systems.
Tuesday, December, 31, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Grand Forks named one of FAA's six unmanned aerial systems test sites
Grand Forks will be one of six test sites for unmanned aerial systems, North Dakota’s congressional delegation announced Monday.
Monday, December, 30, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Boom in Unmanned Aircraft System jobs
Aviation schools like UND are getting ready for a boom in Unmanned Aircraft System jobs. A recent industry study predicts more than 70,000 jobs would develop in the first three years after congress loosens restrictions on U.S. Skies.
Friday, December, 13, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Officials for caucus to support local economies, veterans
A Bipartisan caucus aimed at supporting local economies and civilian transitioning for our Veterans was held Wednesday.
Thursday, December, 12, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Northland would benefit if Grand Forks Air Force Base lands UAS site
Five years ago, Northland Aerospace had seven students. Now, it has 122. But that dramatic increase may look scrawny by comparison if the Grand Forks Air Force Base becomes designated as a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), which are more commonly known as drones.
Tuesday, November, 12, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

UND announces new UAS training program
The University of North Dakota is set to become the country's first private-sector user of a predator drone training system of the military. The announcement was made at a news conference Thursday at UND's School of Aerospace sciences.
Thursday, October, 10, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Lt. Gov. Wrigley, UND to announce new UAV training program
Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley, along with University of North Dakota, will announce on Thursday a first-of-its-kind training program for future pilots of unmanned aircraft systems. The news conference will be held Thursday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m. at UND’s Clifford Hall.
Wednesday, October, 09, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Grand Forks County Sheriff’s Department receiving rare authorization for nighttime drone use
Piloted by Grand Forks Police Cpl. Tim Schuh using a stylus on a video screen, a small hovering unmanned aircraft with four rotors and two cameras created a video map Thursday of the scene of a violent crime from 400 feet above it.
Friday, October, 04, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Gov. Dalrymple visits Grand Forks to take part in a welcome reception for Northrup Grumman
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple was in Grand Forks Monday taking part in a welcome reception for Northrup Grumman at the UND Center for Innovation. Northrup Grumman is a leader in unmanned aerial systems and is interested in the Big Sky project for the Grand Forks Air Base.
Tuesday, August, 20, 2013 - WDAZ - News

More high water brings more delays in search for missing man near Minto
After five weeks of searching for 55-year-old Guy Miller, search and rescue teams plan on taking a different approach in Minto, North Dakota.
Thursday, June, 06, 2013 - WDAZ - News

New tech and business park inches closer to reality
A new technology and business park at the Grand Forks Air Force Base is one step closer to becoming a reality, and the largest industrial park in the state.
Friday, May, 31, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Authorities reassess search strategy for Walsh County man
After nearly three weeks of searching for 55-year-old Guy Miller, the rescue efforts on the Forest River may be changing. Grand Forks County Water Rescue has had divers in the water every day since Miller's disappearance but on Sunday the team will reassess their strategy.
Friday, May, 17, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Dalrymple holds UAS press conference
Governor Dalrymple held a press conference today to announce what the recent legislature session means for UAS in North Dakota. During the 63rd session 5 million dollars was set aside to aid the UAS mission.
Friday, May, 10, 2013 - WDAZ - News

City leaders happy with legislative session
Grand Forks city leaders say they're pleased with the outcome of the North Dakota legislative session. Grand Forks was pushing for a number of things including funding for water projects and property tax relief.
Wednesday, May, 08, 2013 - WDAZ - News

LRSC, UND Presidents sign UAS agreement
School Presidents from the University of North Dakota and Lake Region State College today signed an agreement to collaborate in unmanned aerial system research. The cooperation between the schools allows Lake Region State to become a part of UND's center for UAS research.
Friday, May, 03, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Drone joins in search for missing man
The Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department used their newly purchased unmanned aircraft system for the first time today in the search for a missing Walsh County man. Volunteers have been searching for 55-year-old Gregory Guy Miller since Monday.
Friday, May, 03, 2013 - WDAZ - News

UND, Lake Region State College sign UAS agreement
UND and Lake Region State College in Devils Lake will sign an agreement Friday that joins the schools' efforts in unmanned aircraft systems education and training.
Thursday, May, 02, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Hoeven supports UAS in Grand Forks
Senator John Hoeven visited Grand Forks today to discuss the future of North Dakota's aerospace programs. Senator Hoeven and city leaders are pushing to finish an application that would allow North Dakota to be one of six states to become a pilot test site for Unmanned Aerial Systems.
Thursday, May, 02, 2013 - WDAZ - News

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