Trapper, explorer and guide Antoine Leroux left his mark on Colorado | Western Colorado = Colorado

In 1853, when Captain John Gunnison led his expedition through western Colorado—including the first wheeled vehicles to traverse that part of the state—to explore the possibility of a central railroad to California, he relied heavily on 52-year-old guide Antoine Leroux of Taos . Based on his experience, Gunnison turned down another guide in favor of … Read more

Thanksgiving travelers check out COU’s new terminal | Mid Missouri News ” Missouri

COLUMBIA — As millions return home after the Thanksgiving holiday, roads and airports are seeing an influx of travelers. Fly this Thanksgiving weekend The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reported over 2 million travelers at security checkpoints across the United States this weekend. There were 12,677 delayed flights on Saturday, according to FlightAware. FlightAware reported over … Read more

County, City Look For New GTV Maintenance Facility | Western Colorado = Colorado

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Glöckner honored for 50 years of voluntary service, 1972

DIANE BOIT 25 years ago – 1997 Mandan City Commissioners have earmarked $28,500 to purchase the old Doc’s Bait and Tackle building at 500 East Main. Doc’s was opened in 1982 by John and Ramona Dockter, who ran the business until 1992. Up to this point it was a popular meeting place for thousands of … Read more

New research would make clearing roads in Iowa safer during a snowstorm

New research and technology could help guide Iowa snowplow drivers in white-out conditions and warn them of obstacles, improve driver safety, and keep roads open in low visibility conditions. The Iowa Department of Transportation is working with Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation to develop a system that will allow its employees to “see” better … Read more

Here’s what you need to know: Thursday 24th November | Mid Missouri News ” Missouri

Marching Mizzou will open the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Marching Mizzou will usher in the 96th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday morning, which will see more than 3.5 million people join the celebrations in New York City. Coverage begins at 7 a.m. on the TODAY Show. The parade is expected to start at 9:00 am … Read more

Here’s what you need to know: Wednesday 23rd November | Mid Missouri News ” Missouri

Local LGBTQ community center holds vigil for victims of Colorado Springs shooting An LGBTQ community center in Columbia held a vigil Tuesday night to honor the victims of the Colorado Springs shooting. Five people were killed and 17 others injured Saturday night at Club Q, an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs. A suspect is being … Read more

Unusual weather phenomenon could affect the region; cold weather, difficult journey expected

A weather phenomenon typically associated with heavy snowfall in the Great Lakes region could hit south-central North Dakota on Thursday. Lake Effect snow, which has been known to bury cities in the Northeast US like Buffalo, New York, with several feet of snow in a short time, could occur downwind of Lake Sakakawea. When it … Read more