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May 2016

Runway Access a Go for Grand Forks County Tech Park Tenants

Tenants of the Grand Sky technology park which is currently under construction on land rented from Grand Forks Forks Air Force Base, will now have access to a runway for flying unmanned and manned aircraft.

Runway Access a Go for Grand Forks County Tech Park Tenants - Grand Forks Herald
 

North Dakota Ranks #1 on Gallup's Good Jobs Rate for Third Consecutive Year

Gallup recently ranked North Dakota #1 in their annual Good Jobs (GGJ) employment rate rankings for the third consecutive year. The metric tracks the percentage of the U.S. adult population aged 18 and older who are employed full time for an employer for at least 30 hours per week.

North Dakota Ranks #1 on Gallup's Good Jobs Rate for Third Consecutive Year  - ND Commerce
 

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North Dakota ranked third best state in a national report that compares each state’s economic competitiveness. In its annual report called “Rich States, Poor States,” the American Legislative Exchange Council found that North Dakota is among the best states in implementing “pro-growth” economic policies. 

North Dakota Ranks Third in National Economic Competitiveness Ranking - ND Commerce
 

Botlink Creates First Cellular-Connected 3DR Solo

Botlink has created the first cellular-connected 3DR Solo drone using our XRD device. Solo users will now have the ability to capture, process and deliver aerial imagery to the cloud in real time, even while operating beyond line-of-sight.

Botlink Creates First Cellular-Connected 3DR Solo - Botlink.com
 

NASA Test Featuring Drones Takes Flight in Grand Forks County

Grand Forks researchers, assisting NASA with an air traffic control experiment involving the flight of multiple unmanned aircraft, declared the effort a success.The Northern Plains Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Site, headquartered in Grand Forks, conducted the flights to help test the capabilities of NASA's traffic management software for unmanned aircraft.

NASA Test Featuring Drones Takes Flight in Grand Forks County - Grand Forks Herald

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