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  • South Dakota sights promoted at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    South Dakota sights promoted at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    For the 8th year, South Dakota will take center state at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Thursday. The float, titled “Mt. Rushmore, American Pride,” will feature an oversized replica of Mt. Rushmore, along with appearances by the Mt. Rushmore mascots, and R&B singer Smokey Robinson. The float promotes South Dakota tourism and will be seen by more than 50 million people, on television and in person, nationwide.

    For the 8th year, South Dakota will take center state at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City Thursday. The float, titled “Mt. Rushmore, American Pride,” will feature an oversized replica of Mt. Rushmore, along with appearances by the Mt. Rushmore mascots, and R&B singer Smokey Robinson. The float promotes South Dakota tourism and will be seen by more than 50 million people, on television and in person, nationwide.

  • Keeping calm and safe during the holiday travel season

    Keeping calm and safe during the holiday travel season

    Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, and this year’s holiday travel will be the busiest in 12 years. AAA is anticipating that nearly 51 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home for the Thanksgiving holiday. That's a 3.3 percent increase over last year. All modes of transportation, including car, bus, plane, and train will see increases in passengers. Many will see long lines, traffic jams, and delays that may disrupt their plans.

    Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, and this year’s holiday travel will be the busiest in 12 years. AAA is anticipating that nearly 51 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from home for the Thanksgiving holiday. That's a 3.3 percent increase over last year. All modes of transportation, including car, bus, plane, and train will see increases in passengers. Many will see long lines, traffic jams, and delays that may disrupt their plans.

  • Dry Creek Fire contained at 291 acres

    Dry Creek Fire contained at 291 acres

    The latest on a grass fire burning between Hermosa and Fairburn, S.D., called the Dry Creek Fire.

    The latest on a grass fire burning between Hermosa and Fairburn, S.D., called the Dry Creek Fire.

Every year, thousands of people travel all over the United States, but it isn't for vacation. Wildland firefighters battle Mother Nature locally. But if larger fires develop across the country, they can sometimes be sent out there. But how does someone become a wildland firefighter? It starts in fire school. NewsCenter1's Sam Kraemer and Meteorologist Andrew Shipotofsky deliver a three-part series on the camp, airing from Aug. 15-17.

Part 1: Classroom Instruction

Part 2: In the Field

Part 3: Mock Fire

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