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An exploding target (credit: CBS)

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

Casper's missing tail hair (credit: CBS)

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

An Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in June 2012. The plane was called to help drop slurry on the Flagstaff Fire near Boulder. (credit: CBS)

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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Court Rejects Escaped Inmate’s Sentence Appeal

The Colorado Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge over the sentence of a prison inmate from South Dakota who failed to return from his work release job and was captured in Colorado.

06/14/2012

Head coach Ryun Williams of the South Dakota Coyotes speaks to his team during a timeout in the game against the Cal State Northridge Matadors on December 29, 2009 at the Matadome in Northridge, California.  South Dakota won 47-46.  (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Williams Named Women’s Basketball Coach At CSU

Colorado State has named Ryun Williams as the new coach of the women’s basketball team.

05/21/2012

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Authorities ID Colorado Man Who Drowned In South Dakota Lake

Officials have identified a 26-year-old Colorado man who drowned in Enemy Swim Lake in northeast South Dakota’s Day County over the weekend.

08/29/2011

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It Wasn’t The First Time Kidney Donor Gave The Gift Of Life

Two buddies from South Dakota now have a special connection. They came to Denver for a kidney transplant and it’s not the first time the donor has given the gift of life.

05/17/2011

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Black Hills Proposes New Colorado Gas Power Plant

Black Hills Energy is proposing that a new natural-gas-fired power plant replace two coal-fired units in southern Colorado.

03/15/2011

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