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

Travelers from the St. Louis area return home after vacation < Illinois

ST. LOUIS — Hannah Ringgold was hundreds of miles from home, but she was still thinking about her mom’s Thanksgiving. It had all her favorite dishes: mac n’ cheese, sweet potatoes, corn pudding – delicious, she said. But on Sunday, the 21-year-old mortician returned to reality. She had already traveled more than 800 miles from … Read more

Do you remember… World Herald paper backing

A newspaper spread used to be a common first job, an early symbol of ambition. Daily, this youth troupe filled their World Herald tote bags with rolled-up newspapers, hung them from their shoulders or handlebars, or smashed them into a wagon. Weekend deliveries started far too early and were much harder to lug around. Sheritha … Read more

The national driver shortage is affecting North Dakota schools and businesses

MICHAEL STANDAERT North Dakota News Cooperative An already tight labor supply and federal law changes introduced earlier this year have limited the ability of schools and other businesses in rural North Dakota to hire drivers who hold a commercial driver’s license. The nationwide driver shortage has impacted everything from supply chains to mail delivery and … Read more

The national driver shortage is affecting North Dakota schools and businesses

MICHAEL STANDAERT North Dakota News Cooperative An already tight labor supply and federal law changes introduced earlier this year have limited the ability of schools and other businesses in rural North Dakota to hire drivers who hold a commercial driver’s license. The nationwide driver shortage has impacted everything from supply chains to mail delivery and … 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