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  • Exhibition celebrates early days of Devils Lake 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 5:43 pm
  • DEVILS LAKE, North Dakota - The early days of Devils Lake are being celebrated in an exhibition at the Lake Region Heritage Center.

  • Fort Wayne sculpture struck by truck due to return 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 5:28 pm
  • FORT WAYNE, Indiana - A large steel sculpture damaged by a truck that barreled across the lawn of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art has been repaired and could return home soon.

  • Tahoe tourism officials borrow ideas from Utah 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 5:04 pm
  • STATELINE, Nevada - Tourism officials from several key Lake Tahoe agencies have paid a visit to Park City, Utah, to catch a glimpse at how another mountain town operates and manages its major challenges.

  • Indiana Dunes parks aim to showcase diversity 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 5:04 pm
  • CHESTERTON, Indiana - Officials at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park want people to know they have much more than just sand.

  • Large wildfire in Dutch national park 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 2:10 pm
  • EDE, Netherlands - A large wildfire destroyed at least 530 hectares (1,300 acres) in the Netherlands' Hoge Veluwe National Park on Sunday, one of the worst fires seen in the region for decades, Dutch authorities said.

  • Minnesota town copes without commercial flights 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:35 pm
  • THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota - Heather Borgen's in limbo.

  • Deer herd's 150-mile migration is longest recorded 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:32 pm
  • CASPER, Wyoming - Each spring, a herd of mule deer leaves the Red Desert and follows a trail of greening grass and retreating snow along the western slope of the Wind River Range. Months later, the animals arrive in the Hoback Basin south of Jackson, more than 150 miles away.

  • Emirati firm promises to send citizen into space 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:13 am
  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

  • US Forest Service promotes summer fun at ski areas 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 9:22 am
  • MONTPELIER, Vermont - Three Vermont ski areas at least partially located in the Green Mountain National Forest could expand their summer recreational activities by taking part in a new national program designed to promote year-round recreation activities on the federal land.

  • Carlsbad among parks with free weekend admission 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 6:14 am
  • CARLSBAD, New Mexico - Those looking to save some money Easter weekend and are near a national park may want to consider a trip.

  • Interior secretary pays visit to Crater Lake 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 6:49 pm
  • CRATER LAKE NATONAL PARK, Oregon - Interior Secretary Sally Jewell visited Crater Lake National Park on Saturday to mark the beginning of National Park Week.

  • Sioux City children's museum project awarded grant 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:43 pm
  • SIOUX CITY, Iowa - The Children's Museum of Siouxland, set to open in 2015 in downtown Sioux City, has been awarded a $900,000 state grant.

  • Crater Lake's annual snowfall gradually declining 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:20 pm
  • SALEM, Oregon - You wouldn't know it from appearances, but Oregon's only national park has been losing snow.

  • Travel agent accused of stealing from client 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:08 pm
  • ENFIELD, Connecticut - A Windsor woman working as a travel agent is facing charges she used a customer's credit card to pay for shopping, limousine services and flights.

  • Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:55 pm
  • NEW YORK - Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead of his time.

  • Parker honored by community college Hall of Fame 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:14 pm
  • ELLISVILLE, Mississippi - Jackie Parker, a Jones County Junior College athletic star from 1950-1952, has been selected for induction into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame.

  • New owner shows off historic New Mexico hotel 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:56 am
  • LAS VEGAS, New Mexico - It has stood forlorn and mostly empty alongside the railroad tracks in Las Vegas for decades - a throwback to when train travel opened up Southwest tourism and visitors needed places to rejuvenate mind and body, and fill their stomachs.

  • Majority of legislators accept automatic raise 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:14 am
  • MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A majority of Alabama legislators accepted an automatic pay raise this spring, the last one they will receive under a controversial 2007 pay raise resolution.

  • Historic hotel gets new life in Covington 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 10:52 am
  • COVINGTON, Louisiana - The historic appeal of this St. Tammany Parish city should get a boost later this spring with the reopening of the Southern Hotel, a century-old building that's been empty for years but recalls Covington's days as a vacation destination.

  • 'Art of Video Games' exhibit coming to Toledo 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 10:40 am
  • TOLEDO, Ohio - Video games are coming to the Toledo Museum of Art this summer.

  • Obama signs bill aimed at blocking Iran's UN envoy 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 11:00 pm
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday aimed at blocking Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations because of his ties to the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. But the president says he's only treating the legislation as guidance.

  • Michigan shows off new-look Schembechler Hall 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:36 pm
  • ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Michigan's football program strives to be the leaders and best.

  • Denali Park road open to Mile 30 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:40 pm
  • FAIRBANKS, Alaska - In a sure sign of spring, and a perk to those living in Alaska, the only road into Denali National Park and Preserve was opened Friday to Mile 30.

  • Sun Valley region airport gets $18M grant 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:01 pm
  • HAILEY, Idaho - The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a small central Idaho airport that serves the resort area of Ketchum and Sun Valley an $18 million grant for construction work on safety improvements.

  • Miami hosts 'Caribbean: Crossroads of the World' 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:55 pm
  • MIAMI - One of the opening images in "Caribbean: Crossroads of the World" features a massive nuclear submarine breaking the surface off what appears to be a cold northern coastline, with evergreens that would never thrive in tropical weather.