Park Service awards money for Fort Ransom visitors center

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The National Park Service has awarded nearly $389,000 toward construction of a visitor information center at Fort Ransom State Park.

Sen. John Hoeven says the state will match the award...

Ohio's roads will be extra crowded over holiday weekend

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists can expect to have plenty of company on the roads this Labor Day weekend.

The AAA Auto Club says 1.5 million Ohioans are expected to be among the 35.3 million people in...

LIST: 8 places for adventure in Colorado

By: The Gazette

Hike to Hanging Lake/Spouting Rock: This 1-mile trail near Glenwood Springs includes 1,000 feet of elevation gain. The destination - an amazingly clear lake filled by a waterfall - is worth the effort. Once at the...

23 best bets for fun this Labor Day weekend in Colorado Springs and beyond

By: linda navarro linda.navarro@gazette.com

There are plenty of great options for fun over Labor Day weekend in Colorado Springs and beyond. Here are a few of the best:

First Friday Downtown - Let the kid in you - or the closet artist - loose...

TSA to give firearm travel workshop at Sunport

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration is scheduled to give a workshop on how passengers can travel with firearms on flights out of Albuquerque.

TSA is slated Friday to give...

Museum of Nebraska's Masonic history to open this weekend

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new home for a museum that highlights more than 150 years of Nebraska's Masonic history is scheduled to open this weekend.

Ribbon-cutting and other ceremonial events will be held from 8...

Dr. Beach gives extra credit for no smoking beaches in 2016

MIAMI (AP) — After 25 years of ranking beaches, the professor known as "Dr. Beach" is starting his list of best beaches over from scratch in 2016. And he'll be giving extra credit to beaches that ban...

TSA agent at Kennedy Airport charged with stealing $7K watch

NEW YORK (AP) — A Transportation Security Administration screener has been charged with stealing a passenger's $7,000 diamond watch from a plastic bin at a Kennedy Airport security checkpoint.

Authorities say...