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Michigan State Parks Offer Alternatives to Tent Camping

Furnace Hill Lodge at Fayette State Park boasts a modern kitchen. Yurts, like this one at Waterloo Recreation Area, offer a unique alternative to other winter camping facilities. Most people consider camping at Michigan state parks and recreation areas a … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Foundation Announces 2015 Scholarship Opportunities

Applications from Children of Enlisted Coast Guard Members Are Accepted Until March 15th Stonington, Conn. — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that it … Continue reading

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MD DNR Icebreaker to Free Frozen Tangier Island

Ice breaking missionThe largest icebreaker in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources fleet will make an out-of-state house call Saturday to free the frozen residents of Virginia’s Tangier Island. DNR’s 100-foot vessel, J. Millard Tawes, will divert from its duties … Continue reading

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Larry and Brenda Potterfield Win Prestigious 2015 Beretta Conservation Leadership Award

Tucson, AZ – Joseph Hosmer, President, Safari Club International Foundation (SCI Foundation) recently announced that Larry and Brenda Potterfield, founders of Midway USA, were awarded the first ever Beretta and SCI Foundation Conservation Leadership Award. The award is given to individuals … Continue reading

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Making your own snowshoes at Michigan state parks

Craig Kasmer begins with a warning: You will face challenges. “This isn’t the easiest thing to do,” said Kasmer. “I’ll be up front about this. Some of you will have issues. Some of you will think you don’t have issues, … Continue reading

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Celebrates Eliminator Anniversary with Free Giveaway

Greeley, CO – To celebrate the three-year anniversary of the popular Eliminator III® LaserScope®, Burris® is giving away a 4-16x50mm Eliminator III – a $1,799 value – to one lucky winner. Participants can enter the contest on the Burris Optics … Continue reading

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Cabela’s Hiring in Grandville, MI

Become a part of the World’s Foremost Outfitter team! At Cabela’s we passionately serve people who enjoy the outdoor lifestyle by delivering innovation, quality and value in our products and service. Live…Dream… Work the Adventure! Now hiring in our Power … Continue reading

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Streamlight Launches ProTac 1AAA

Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, has introduced the ultra-lightweight ProTac® 1AAA, the latest addition to the ProTac® series of tactical handheld lights. The new light uses one easily sourced AAA alkaline battery, … Continue reading

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Exercising Romp

My ’48 International Farmall crank-start Cub had sat all winter and needed some exercise. Always fun to polish the rubber. Because the tractor is so light – purposely so designed to go fast – the heavy snow actually puts a … Continue reading

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DNR and Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department rescue boy who fell through ice

A Michigan Department of Natural Resources conservation officer and a deputy from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department teamed up Monday, Feb. 9, to rescue a 13-year-old boy who fell through the ice on Lake Macatawa while chasing his dog. At … Continue reading

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