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Kids who play outdoors solo, with pals more active than supervised peers: study

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Children permitted to play outdoors on their own or with friends are getting more physical activity than kids who are constantly supervised, a new Canadian study suggests. Study lead author Raktim Mitra of Toronto's Ryerson University said researchers wanted to explore the impact on kids' physical health if they were given freedom to explore places within their neighbourhoods without adult …

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Outdoors writer bids farewell

January 20, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Avid outdoorsman and longtime Carroll County Times columnist Lonny Weaver is retiring from writing. ( Submitted photo, HANDOUT / January 11 , 2015 )

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FLW, Minn Kota Ink Sponsorship Deal

January 19, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —¬†FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, has announced a sponsorship agreement with Johnson Outdoors, owner of Minnesota-based trolling motor manufacturer Minn Kota. “Minn Kota's commitment to innovation and quality is widely recognized by tournament anglers and fans,” said Trish Blake, president of marketing at FLW. The Minn Kota brand …

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