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Close Up Of An Adult Female An Adult Male Nymph And Larva Tick Is Shown June 15 2001
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Ten Tips For Avoiding Ticks

Tis' the season for Ticks and nobody wants to have one of these guys hitching a ride on your skin, so take note of these helpful tips.

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If you are Into Clothing Optional Recreation, a Few Private Clubs Exist In Minnesota

I initially was researching nude beaches in Minnesota, not my cup of tea, but was just curious if any existed. I found a few sites that were rumored to be, but no solid confirmation. This search did however open up the nude clubs scene. ( This blog is adult in nature, and may not be appropriate for some.)

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Category: Health, Outdoors
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Know Park Point Beach Conditions Before You Go With This Handy Website

We all know how quickly the weather can change in Duluth, especially out at Park Point, so before you pack up the family you need to check out a web site specifically for Park Point water conditions the weather and more.

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EU Regulations Leave Organic Farmer Holding 70,000 Eggs
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Minnesota Based Gold’n Plump Chicken Vows to Discontinue Using Antibiotics in their Chicken

St. Cloud based Gold'n Plump Chicken has vowed to be nixing the use of antibiotics on all their chicken even when still in the egg. They are the first company of its kind to do so.

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Photo courtesy of Nick Cooper/TSM
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Minnesota Named Best Place to Grow up in the United States

Oh boy this is going to open a can of worms with our neighbors to the East in Wisconsin, but for the 2nd year in a row, Minnesota has come out on top.

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World's Largest Mosquito Factory Aims To Prevent Zika
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What Mosquito Repellents Work and What Are Worthless [VIDEO]

 

The running joke in Minnesota is the mosquito is the other state bird, they are a huge annoyance and for some a health risk. So with all the products out there, what is worth your money and what works?

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Super Hacks to Make Your Life at the Beach So Much More Enjoyable

I remember when the kids were younger and we would head off to our secret beach just outside of Duluth we had so much stuff in the car the kids would be squished. It was like we were going on vacation for a week instead of the beach for a day.

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Health Care Divides New German Coalition
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If you Have a Crown on Your Tooth, Don’t Take it For Granted

My mouth is worth a lot of money these days thanks to a major addiction to gum and candy as a kid, and a lots of fillings. So now I am the proud owner of a mouthful of porcelain  and they are not really out of sight out of mind.

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Photo courtesy of Nick Cooper/Townsquare Media
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Northland Nice in Full Effect Yesterday as Passersby Stop to Assist Elderly Woman on Busy Duluth Street

I am happy to report that in these times of constant bad news I was witness to a group of strangers all coming together to assist an elderly woman on a busy Duluth street who was in need of help.

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Flooding Across The Country Reaches A Critical Level
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The Duluth Police Department Is Gearing Up For a Bottled Water Drive This Friday

The Duluth Police Department along with many other local business will be collecting bottled water to be distributed to the homeless, this Friday.

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Toledo, Ohio Contends With Contaminated Tap Water For Third Day
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Beware of Green Smelly Algae in Area Lakes, It Can Make You Sick

Blue-green algae: If in doubt, stay out https://t.co/muDH6zqgIApic.twitter.com/DvNlkdbb3p

— Anne Moore (@anneMPCA) May 26, 2016
If you are headed out to your cabin or favorite lake this Memorial Day weekend be on the lookout for a green pea soup slime in the water.

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New Study Shows Many Sunscreens are not as Effective as SPF States on the Label

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and and Awareness Month and for many taking care of your skin is a top priority. But you need to be careful about your sunscreen to make sure you are getting the most protection possible.

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