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We’ll be here to serve, Mitchell council candidates say
School safety, new high school topics of Mitchell Board of Education forum
5 Sisseton Wahpeton tribal executives admit to stealing thousands in funds
Man testifies in his own trial in marijuana resort case
Trump administration dropping nuclear waste burial test
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
Amateur roundup: Mudcats pick up 3-0 win over Brewers
Huskies' Randall takes medalist honors at Region 3B
Ottawa holds off elimination, sends series to Game 7
Irving's 42 carry Cavs to win, 3-1 lead over Celtics
Unbeaten Lynx hold off Sun for 80-78 win
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Lila G. Anderson
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Hauser: When Jesus told his disciples they were to be salt, light
THUNE: South Dakota businesses would benefit from pro-growth tax reform
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
March 21, 2017
Drone-catchers emerge on a new aerial frontier
SAN LEANDRO, Calif. - The enemy drone whined in the distance. The Interceptor, a drone-hunting machine from Silicon Valley startup Airspace Systems,...
March 21, 2017 - 11:00am
March 6, 2017
ND sheriff blasts FAA for Super Bowl’s drone flights while county waits for approval
GRAND FORKS — The Grand Forks County sheriff wants to know why the Federal Aviation Administration hasn’t approved a waiver for law enforcement...
March 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
February 27, 2017
After Google grounds drone project, Facebook ramps up flights
While Google shuttered its Titan drone project, Facebook is planning to ramp up test flights for its own experimental solar-powered glider....
February 27, 2017 - 1:24pm
February 21, 2017
UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes
Package delivery company United Parcel Service said on Tuesday, Feb. 21, it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to...
February 21, 2017 - 12:09pm
February 16, 2017
Mitchell science teacher expands drone course with help from $5K grant
A quiet buzzing sound filled the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy Thursday afternoon as drones flown by Julie Olson's students...
February 16, 2017 - 5:44pm
February 15, 2017
France trains eagles to down drones
The French Air Force is training eagles from a young age to bring down remote-controlled drones when they enter no-go urban airspace. Golden...
February 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
January 18, 2017
DOT drone bill advances to Senate
A measure that would clarify that drones weighing less than 55 pounds would not have to be registered with the state was moved out of the Senate...
January 18, 2017 - 5:10pm
January 9, 2017
Lawmakers to weigh exempting some drones from registration
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers are set to consider whether some unmanned aircraft should be exempt from state registration requirements. The 2017 legislative session begins Tuesday. A bill introduced at the request of the state Department of Transportation would excuse the...
January 9, 2017 - 3:28pm
May 31, 2016
Those high-tech problems
When I first heard about drone-grabbing eagles, I got excited, before I realized I wasn't thinking about the welfare of the eagles. A bird has...
May 31, 2016 - 5:54pm
March 1, 2016
Aberdeen City Council close to approving drone ordinance
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen leaders are close to approving an ordinance regulating the use of hobby and recreational drones in the city. The ordinance would allow drones on private property but ban them over city-owned land with the exception of two city parks, an arboretum and a nature...
March 1, 2016 - 11:45am
August 12, 2015
Dabbling in drones at DWU
August 12, 2015 - 10:04am
July 8, 2015
Gregory man among SD’s few with commercial drone approval
GREGORY — Mike Klarenbeek loves to fly. That's been the case since he was 14 when he had his first discovery flight. When he was 17...
July 8, 2015 - 5:25pm
March 31, 2015
COLUMN: Flying high, or flying blind?
Excitement surrounds the potential use of unmanned aerial vehicles in our state's agricultural industry. This technology could be used to fly over pastures and check cows, or to take aerial surveys of crops and spray pesticide accordingly. The uses for this tool are impressive, but...
March 31, 2015 - 9:49am
March 26, 2015
US farm groups to press FAA for fewer drone restrictions
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- American farmers want the Federal Aviation Administration to relax proposed regulations on commercial drones so the unmanned aircraft can be used over longer distances at any time of day or night, farm group representatives said on Wednesday. Representatives...
March 26, 2015 - 9:51am
January 5, 2015
Brookings Fire Department to begin using drone
BROOKINGS (AP) — A fire department in eastern South Dakota has gone high-tech with a new custom-built drone. The unmanned aircraft will provide Brookings firefighters a panoramic view of structure fires, wildfires and gas leaks. The F450 quadcopter can even be used to search...
January 5, 2015 - 1:01am