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UAS test site projects in the works for North Dakota

April 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — After the pomp and circumstance of last year’s event announcing North Dakota had been designated one of national six test sites for unmanned aerial systems, the real work is set to begin.
Officials have submitted applications for c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Air Force to sign lease for UAS park in June, Hoeven says

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced Thursday that the U.S. Air Force expects to sign a final lease for an unmanned aircraft systems business park in early June.
Grand Forks County will rent 217 acres at Grand Forks Air Force Base for…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand Forks Air Force Base breaks flight record with Global Hawk

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Last weekend, a Global Hawk from Grand Forks Air Force Base flew back and forth over North Dakota for 34.3 hours without stopping.
The base said this week that was the longest flight by a military aircraft without aerial refueling an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grand Forks Air Force Base breaks flight record with Global Hawk

April 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Last weekend, a Global Hawk from Grand Forks Air Force Base flew back and forth over North Dakota for 34.3 hours without stopping.
The base said this week that was the longest flight by a military aircraft without aerial refueling an…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fort Hood shooting raises questions on soldier stress: Ex-military psychologist sees combat as unrelated to Fort Hood rampage

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A soldier’s shooting rampage Wednesday at the Fort Hood Army base in Texas has raised questions about the role of post-traumatic stress disorder, but a retired Air Force psychologist now working at the University of North Dakota sai…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wise investment? A UND degree’s return on investment in line with U.S., but behind NDSU

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Junior Devin Turner wanted to get a business degree when he came to the University of North Dakota as a freshman. He went there, rather than a community college or tech school, because he felt UND would provide him more opportunities …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wise investment? A UND degree’s return on investment in line with U.S., but behind NDSU

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Junior Devin Turner wanted to get a business degree when he came to the University of North Dakota as a freshman. He went there, rather than a community college or tech school, because he felt UND would provide him more opportunities …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Studies show Indian, Hispanic youth fare worse than whites in ND

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — American Indian and Hispanic children in North Dakota continue to lag behind their white peers, and by some measures they are worse off than their peers of the same race around the nation, according to a report from the Annie E. Casey…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Studies show Indian, Hispanic youth fare worse than whites in ND

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — American Indian and Hispanic children in North Dakota continue to lag behind their white peers, and by some measures they are worse off than their peers of the same race around the nation, according to a report from the Annie E. Casey…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Drug arrests at UND above average, data show: Campus police cite aggressive response for higher arrest rate

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — In recent years, the University of North Dakota has seen more drug-related arrests on average than at comparable institutions, which campus police attribute to their more aggressive response.

In 2012, about four out of every 1,000 U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com