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New wing at air museum honors founders

August 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Supporters of the Fargo Air Museum broke ground Saturday morning on its new hangar honoring Gerry Beck and Bob Odegaard two late area aviation pioneers. Continue Reading

Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport master plan gets update with improvement projects

May 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

With the start date of service from two major airlines just days away, Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport hosted an open house Wednesday to present an update on the facility’s master planning process. Continue Reading

Dust in the wind: Southwest ND counties at work to contain irritant

May 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

In 1978, Kansas sang “all we are is dust in the wind.” For residents of southwestern North Dakota in 2013 caught in a dust storm on a windy day, that lyric can certainly ring true. Continue Reading

EPA taking comments on ND air pollution matter

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The federal Environmental Protection Agency is taking written comments through June 17 on an appeal of North Dakota’s regional haze plan approved last year. Continue Reading

Wyoming officials: oil and gas companies violated air rules

March 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Wyoming’s environmental regulator has hit a handful of oil and gas operators with citations for air pollution, including one company previously singled out by some for its gas flaring practices. Continue Reading

Air pollution advisory issued for much of Minnesota

March 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued an air pollution health advisory for the southern two-thirds of Minnesota, including the Twin Cities metropolitan area and Rochester, effective Friday, March 8 through midday Saturday, March 9. Continue Reading

Record year for Grand Forks airport, and for N.D.

January 18, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks and North Dakota both saw record numbers of airline passenger boardings last year. Boardings at the Grand Forks airport were 15 percent higher in 2012 compared to 2011, according to the North Dakota Aeronautics Commission. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Check United’s GFK service

January 10, 2013 in Grand Forks Herald

For residents of the Grand Forks, of course, the key to United’s continuing to operate out of GFK is the phrase, “Use it or lose it.” Every day brings news of airlines starting or stopping service at airports around the country. Continue Reading

Grand Forks International Airport ushers in growing number of planes, people

December 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Numbers don’t lie. And what the numbers say about the Grand Forks International Airport is “We are very viable, very busy. Our community should be very proud of their airport,” said Patrick Dame, Grand Forks Regional Airport Authority executive director. Continue Reading

UND students eye new FAA rules

November 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Approaching his last semester of classes at UND, aviation student Randy Lewis hopes to join a regional airline but isn’t sure his friends will follow. Continue Reading