Sen. Al Franken has ten big questions for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice in light of the recent surveillance flights that occurred over a number of U.S. metro areas, including the Twin Cities.
The FBI has admitted to flying secret surveillance flights over American cities in recent weeks. The story was first reported by Sam Richards who put out information under the twitter handle @MinneapolisAM. The 23-year-old independent journalist first published the story of the FBI surveillance program on the website Medium on May 26.
Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned.
Gov. Mark Dayton said he wants to replace two aging aircraft that serve as Minnesota’s official state planes.
The Democratic governor is asking the legislature for $10 million dollars to replace them, because he says the current planes are becoming dangerous.
A Twin Cities teacher has been chosen to fly on a NASA aircraft that is collecting data from space.
Fighting fires in Minnesota – like the ones burning in the northwestern portion of the state — doesn’t just happen on the ground. It’s also happening in the air; 2500 feet above the ground.
A 49-year-old Bemidji man died after an ultralight airplane crash on Monday evening, police say. The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office responded to the crash at Moberg Seaplane Air Base, a grass landing trip, located west of Bemidji off of 15th Street Northwest.