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08/12/2014 | 12:02 PM

[Written by Peter Nielsen].   We all embrace the warm weather after a long, hard winter, but we also need to keep in mind that changes in temperatures call for changes in our workout regimens. An average of 618 heat-related deaths occur each year in the United States. It’s a grim statistic, but with a […]

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Strong Safety

08/05/2014 | 07:00 PM

As the most popular sport in the United States, football has been undergoing some safety upgrades in both equipment and rules over the last few years. The concentration on concussions and keeping players generally healthy that started in the NFL has since trickled down into youth leagues, so there are some things to look out […]

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Treasures Await

07/29/2014 | 01:34 PM

Find Yours with Metal Detectors   Perhaps it’s the allure of finding valuable metals, coins, jewelry and historical artifacts like we see on TV. Maybe it’s related to the rise in gold prices. Whatever the reason, metal detectors are once again quite popular and a favorite family activity, especially between grandparents and grandkids.   The […]

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Comfy, Cozy and A Snap To Set Up

07/22/2014 | 11:56 AM

Camping Is More Enjoyable with Today’s Tents   We’ve all seen the comedy routine: a couple pulls to a campsite and attempts to unfold and assemble a tent. Hours later, the tent is up, but it resembles nothing like it’s supposed to: poles are askew and the flap is on top of the tent. Sure, […]

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Herding Cats

07/15/2014 | 11:42 AM

Catfish are fun to catch, remain active in summer’s heat, and make a great meal.   When I was only about four feet tall or so, my dad and I caught a mess of bullhead catfish on barbecued chicken – leftovers from the previous night’s dinner. I’ve also caught bullheads and other varieties of catfish […]

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Where the Summer Bass Play

07/08/2014 | 11:52 AM

Those Lunker Bass Aren’t Taking Summer Off. They’re just vacationing in a different part of the lake.   It’s summer, and the world is taking it easy. The cicadas sing, dawn comes early, and the warm sun feels good on your skin. However, the bass that you hope to catch might not be as fond […]

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Get Out, Lie Down

07/01/2014 | 01:34 PM

  The kids are getting out of school and the weather is getting hot. That can only mean one thing—summer!   This time of year is great for being outside and soaking up sunshine, no matter where you are. Hot summer weather also means lots of fun in any body of water—from the pool to […]

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Got two Paddles… Where’s the Creek?

06/24/2014 | 01:32 PM

Summer is all about getting physical activity while enjoying the beauty and pleasure of the outdoors. One great way to get your exercise and experience the beauty of Mother Nature is to go canoeing.   Mark Palinsky, of Old Town Canoe and Kayak Co., said that families should consider what kind of canoe trip they […]

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Improve Your Score

06/17/2014 | 12:22 PM

With Golf Balls Specifically Engineered for Your   It’s common knowledge that, on average, a woman’s golf swing is slower than a man’s. Smart players (and manufacturers) recognize this and in recent years have replaced lower-lofted irons with hybrids. Frequently, however, that additional assistance is mitigated by playing a ball whose optimal performance is achieved […]

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