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Colorado Man Dies In Crash In Western South Dakota

Authorities say a Colorado man died in a rollover crash in western South Dakota over the weekend.

19 hours ago

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Under-The-Radar National Parks

Vacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.

04/29/2014

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State Patrol: 6 Didn’t Wear Seat Belts In I-25 SUV Crash

Authorities say only the driver was wearing a seat belt when a sport-utility vehicle crashed in northern Colorado, injuring five students and two adults from a South Dakota school.

03/26/2014

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School SUV That Crashed In Colorado Was From Northern South Dakota

Authorities say a sport utility vehicle that crashed in Colorado and injured five students and two adults belongs to the McLaughlin School District in South Dakota.

03/25/2014

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Feds To Let States Pay To Open National Parks

The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

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Forest Service Banning ‘Exploding Targets’ In Colorado

Federal authorities are cracking down on the use of exploding targets on U.S. Forest Service land in five states to prevent them from sparking wildfires.

08/05/2013

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More Than 300 South Dakota Firefighters Helping In Colorado

More than 300 firefighters from across South Dakota are helping battle the wildfires raging in Colorado.

06/26/2013

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Owners Concerned After Horse Tail Hair Getting Cut Off

An unusual case of animal cruelty could be part of a growing crime as horse tail hair is being cut off to be sold.

09/30/2012

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Fatal Crash Grounds Key Part Of Firefighting Fleet

The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force C-130 air tankers across the country, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies.

07/02/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Mount Rushmore

Road trips are as a part of the American culture as hamburgers and 4th of July. Driving through the mountains and plains of the United States is a time-honored tradition for families and young travelers alike. From convertibles to campers, a trip to Mt. Rushmore from Denver is a great summer getaway. Roughly six hours northeast of Denver, Mt. Rushmore National Memorial is situated in the scenic Black Hills National Forest. Host to about 3 million visitors annually, the iconic mountain sculpture depicting presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln is an American icon and the perfect destination for an all-American weekend getaway.

06/16/2012

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