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Many people will be hitting pools or swimming in a lake or river to beat the heat this summer. Before diving in, Northland experts say people should follow safety advice before diving in. 

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Whether the instructions are from a golf coach, a golf pro or the Professional Golfers' Association, the top rule for teaching children to play golf is for them to have fun. As families seek activities close to home this summer golf might be a fun activity to explore. Especially during Parks…

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July is National Anti-Boredom Month, a time in the middle of the summer when kids are out of school and families may be running out of fresh ideas for filling their free time.

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Parents want to be sure that their children are healthy from top to bottom. When parents see that their children may have fallen arches, sometimes referred to as flat feet, or discover it from a pediatrician, they may wonder if this is something to be concerned about. Flat feet are common. A…

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CLAY COUNTY — Now, more than ever, safety is crucial both inside and outside the workplace and the home. As the National Safety Council has recognized June as National Safety Month, family safety can be paramount as the summer heat has begun.

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Typically June is a month for family vacations, swimming, trips to amusement parks and visiting new restaurants, but COVID-19 has changed the way people think about safe activities for families. People may ask: • Can we still play sports or go to events and be safe? • Is wearing a face mask …

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The heat index is up and with it, the camping season is in full swing. When camping, experts say packing basics like a tent or sleeping bag may be obvious, but there are other packing needs and things to consider before heading into the great outdoors like selecting a suitable campsite.

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CLAY COUNTY — With the weather outside heating up, officials at Platte-Clay Electric Cooperative and the U.S. Department of Energy say there are number of things homeowners can do to help keep themselves and their residences cool while also keeping utility costs down.

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Park playground equipment and swing set apparatuses in backyard jungle gyms are exciting places for children to be active outdoors. Play equipment gives children opportunities to exercise. Despite all the benefits of playing outside on playground equipment, many youngsters get hurt on playgr…