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Air Force delays announcing finalists for tanker mission

December 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The U.S. Air Force has delayed its decision to release a list of finalists among bases eligible to receive the KC-46A aerial refueling tanker mission, Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said today. Continue Reading

Underground nukes go undisturbed by ND oil drilling

April 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Intense oil drilling that’s honeycombing western North Dakota has not disturbed nuclear-tipped missiles buried beneath much of the same real estate that companies are targeting for crude, the military said. Continue Reading

Minot Air Force Base B-52 bombers mark 50 years of service

March 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The B-52 bombers at Minot Air Force Base have reached an interesting milestone, says Col. Julian Tolbert, vice commander of the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base.
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NATO strike on local convoy kills 2, say officials

December 23, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

A NATO helicopter opened fire on a convoy of cars heading to an event hosted by the head of a local council today, killing a police officer and the brother of a lawmaker. Continue Reading