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Whistling Straits Hosts 2015 PGA Championship

07/28/2015 | 03:50 PM

Midwest venue offers links-Style course, jaw-dropping scenery.   The 2015 PGA Championship returns to our neck of the woods: the Straits course at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, August 13-16. The site has held numerous professional tournaments, including the 2004 and 2010 PGA Championships and the 2007 U.S. Senior Open. In 2020, it is scheduled […]

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Hooked on Fishing

07/21/2015 | 03:20 PM

This summer activity puts the entire family in touch with nature and each other.   My dad was a great parent in every way, but he was an immigrant, and some of the things most dads and sons shared — like baseball and football — were unknown to him. But there was one activity that […]

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What’s Up with the SUP?

07/14/2015 | 03:32 PM

Enjoying the lake or ocean, until recent years, had been limited to the usual suspects: boats, kayaks, canoes… you know, your typical vessels. However, there’s now a new way to get out on the lake and get you standing up at the same time.   The stand-up paddleboard, or SUP for short, it’s like a […]

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Pitch a Tent, Not a Fit

07/07/2015 | 03:07 PM

Today’s Camping Equipment is Light Weight & Easy to Set Up.   There is little that compares to the great experience of camping: Fresh air, food cooked on a grill and a break (hopefully) from our always-connected world. My family and I were regular campers for about 10 years, immensely enjoying evenings around a campfire, […]

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Get The Most Out Of Your Camping Experience

06/30/2015 | 02:48 PM

With These Cool Accessories   Whether it’s a car or an article of clothing, the right accessories make the experience all the more pleasurable. Same applies to camping. You need items to keep your food cold and safe, to keep bugs away and to enable you to truly let the stress of everyday life melt […]

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Healthy Liver

06/23/2015 | 09:55 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Our liver is our body’s main toxin filter. It also helps fight off infection, manufactures proteins and hormones, controls blood sugar and helps blood clotting. Overeating, consuming processed or fried foods, exposure to environmental pollutants and stress can all impede liver functions but there are foods that can help keep […]

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Sun Safety

06/16/2015 | 02:40 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   The first day of summer is June 21st and we are already enjoying the warm, bright days that come with the season. Protecting ourselves from damaging ultraviolet rays is even more important now, the sun is brighter, we’re more active in outdoor activities, and summer styles expose more skin to […]

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Seasonal Allergies

06/09/2015 | 03:14 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Pollen is in the air and many of us are preparing for the onslaught of itchy eyes, sneezing and runny noses that come with seasonal allergies. According to the Center for Disease Control, seasonal allergies, also known as hayfever or allergic rhinitis, was diagnosed in 17.6 million people in the […]

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The Sunshine Vitamin

06/02/2015 | 07:45 AM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   Vitamin D — the “sunshine vitamin” — has long been valued for its ability to regulate the absorption of calcium and phosphorous, which are vital nutrients for strong bones and teeth. A fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin D is produced in your skin as a response to sunlight. In recent years, ongoing […]

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