Blake’s Recent Stories
Politics Apr 16Tribes denounce North Dakota ID law in congressional hearing
Tribal leaders told members of Congress that Native American voters face poor access to polling sites, discrimination by poll workers and unfair identification requirements.
Nation Apr 11‘Bomb cyclone’ snow, wind makes travel dangerous in Midwest
As much as 18 inches of snow has fallen in parts of South Dakota. Whiteout conditions were reported in northwest Kansas and western Nebraska.
Nation Apr 10Spring storm threatens to repeat March’s bomb cyclone
Blizzard warnings were posted from Colorado to Minnesota on Wednesday and wildfires were a concern in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as the second so-called "bomb cyclone" storm in less than a month hit the central U.S., raising the prospect…
Nation Mar 14‘Bomb cyclone’ hits Midwest, prompting evacuations
Wind, blowing snow, snow-packed roadways and flooding is making travel treacherous in parts of the Midwest.
Nation Jan 30Flights canceled, offices close amid frigid Midwest weather
A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures on Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,500 flights from Chicago's airports.
Nation Jan 29Record-breaking cold shuts down schools in the Midwest
Hundreds of schools and several large universities closed their campuses Tuesday as temperatures plummeted across the Midwest, with forecasters warning that the frigid weather will get worse and could be life-threatening.
Nation Mar 06American Indians gather in D.C. for four-day protest against Trump, Dakota Access pipeline
Starting Tuesday, tribal members and supporters plan to camp each day on the National Mall, with teepees, a ceremonial fire, cultural workshops and speakers.