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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The next blast of winter weather is never too far away, and the city of Sioux Falls is using technology to help keep the streets clear of snow and ice. The plows were out in force during last week’s blizzard. “About 900 man hours just for that event,” Streets Operations …

BISMARCK, N.D. (KFYR) – If you plan on going ice fishing this winter, there’s some free technology available that could help you find a good spot. Advancements in technology allows ice anglers access to more than 200 lake contour maps in North Dakota, providing yet another tool in the angler’s tackle box. “You can actually …

Next Game: at Canisius 12/17/2020 | 7:05 PM ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Rochester Institute of Technology junior forwards Will Calverley (Scarborough, Ontario) and Kobe Walker (Lloydminster, Alberta) and sophomore forward Elijah Gonalves each notched a goal and an assist to lead the Tigers to a 5-1 victory over visiting Long Island University, …

Top Stories PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal agents in Portland used tear gas to break up a demonstration honoring those who have died in custody of federal immigration officials. Demonstrators arrived at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building at about 9 p.m. Saturday.  Department of Homeland Security officers first responded as protesters tried to tie …

A big chunk of ice has broken away from the Arctic’s largest remaining ice shelf – 79N, or Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden – in north-east Greenland. The ejected section covers about 110 square km; satellite imagery shows it to have shattered into many small pieces. The loss is further evidence say scientists of the rapid climate changes taking …

CLOSE From the dome to your home. Ramblings, mutterings, keen observations and things you ought to know out of Helena from the mind of Phil Drake. HISTORY BEING MADE: Ground was broken Wednesday for the $52.7 million Montana Heritage Center project. I’m a big fan of history and have lived through an interesting chunk of …

The stealthy arrival of Palantir Technologies last week ranks among the biggest tech company relocations to Denver ever, and, given its work with U.S. immigration officials, one of the most controversial, too. The move comes at a pivotal time for the Silicon Valley-born data analytics company, which is valued at around $20 billion. Palantir provides …

Scientists say the loss of ice in Greenland lurched forward again last year, breaking the previous record by 15%. A new analysis says that the scale of the melt was “unprecedented” in records dating back to 1948. High pressure systems that became blocked over Greenland last Summer were the immediate cause of the huge losses. …

Image copyright PLANET LABS INC Image caption By 31 July, the Milne Ice Shelf’s northern front had fractured The Planet Earth-observation company has just released new imagery of the broken Milne Ice Shelf in the Arctic. Located on the northern margin of Canada’s Ellesmere Island, the ice platform split on 30/31 July to form a …

Scientists have discovered kelp off the coast of Scotland, Ireland and France that has survived since the last ice age, around 16,000 years ago. Experts from Heriot-Watt University’s Orkney campus analysed the genetic composition of oarweed from 14 areas across the northern Atlantic ocean. The team found three distinct genetic clusters. It is hoped the …