• Storm snarls traffic, cancels classes, hundreds of flights

    Updated: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    DETROIT (AP) — A winter storm dropped as much as a foot of snow Sunday as it passed over Michigan's Lower Peninsula, snarling traffic, stranding thousands of air travelers and extending the weekend for children at hundreds of public and private schools. The storm made driving slow and...

  • Acting Vicksburg park supt coming from Lincoln Birthplace

    Updated: 0 min ago

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The superintendent of a national park in Kentucky is coming to Vicksburg as acting superintendent of the Vicksburg National Military Park. The Clarion-Ledger reports (http://on.thec-l.com/1D1XwoU ) that Bill Justice's appointment begins Feb. 8. He's currently...

  • Snowmobilers cited for riding in Montana wilderness area

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Seven snowmobilers have been cited for riding out of bounds in the Flathead National Forest. Forest Service officials say they caught the snowmobilers after noticing snowmobile tracks in the snow in the Mission Mountain Wilderness Area. Motorized vehicles are...

  • Winter storm leads to flight delays in Kansas, Missouri

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Several dozen flights have been canceled or delayed at the largest airports in Kansas and Missouri as a winter storm blankets a large swath of the country's midsection. At Kansas City International Airport in Missouri, 11 departing flights were listed as...

  • No place for SkyMall in cloud-based world?

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Late last month, the parent company of in-flight uber-retailer SkyMall filed for bankruptcy protection, likely signaling the demise of the seat-back pocket catalog that's kept airsick bags company - and an estimated 88 percent of domestic air travelers entertained - for 25 years....

  • US arts agency official to visit Detroit's cultural area

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The chairwoman of the National Endowment for the Arts is scheduled to visit Detroit's cultural center area, including the Detroit Institute of Arts. Jane Chu's planned tour on Monday includes the Sugar Hill Arts District and the Woodward Garden Block. She's also set to...

  • Colorado travel calendar starting Feb. 1, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Sun, Feb 1, 2015

    Be sure to call before you go. Many events are free; some charge admission or require tickets. Events are subject to change. Phone numbers without a designated area code are 719. Monday - Denver, WWE Monday Night Raw, 5:30 p.m., Pepsi Center, 100 Chopper Circle Denver, $20 and up;...

  • Museum, hospital collaborate in scan of mummified remains


    CINCINNATI (AP) — Museum officials in Ohio hope medical scans will reveal more about the mummified remains of a child that may have lived over 500 years ago in Peru. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and hospital staff donated time and equipment to help in the...

  • Fees increasing at Theodore Roosevelt National Park


    MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota is increasing entrance and campground fees. The National Park Service says the increases will be phased in, starting Sunday, to lessen their impact. Acting Superintendent Wendy Ross says the majority of the...

  • Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown plans 10 new exhibits


    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Works by such well-known artists as Marc Chagall and Maxfield Parish are among the highlights of the lineup of exhibits planned this year at the Fenimore Art Museum in upstate New York. The museum located near the shores of Otesaga Lake in Cooperstown has...