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Klondike Derby in Walkersville tests Scouts’ survival skills
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
More than 100 Boy Scouts explored what it’s like to survive living in a tent in freezing rain, make fishing poles, throw a tomahawk and travel by dog sled.

Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
WICHITA, Kan. — The recent plunge in fuel prices have been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranche

Outdoor Notes: Cold weather fun on the ice
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Ice is a part of winter. It can cause problems for cars or pedestrians, but for outdoor recreation enthusiasts, ice can offer lots of outdoor fun.

Klondike Derby in Walkersville tests Scouts’ survival skills
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
More than 100 Boy Scouts explored what it’s like to survive living in a tent in freezing rain, make fishing poles, throw a tomahawk and travel by dog sled.

Book club focuses on history
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
A local organization and an area business have combined to start a program to educate people about the history of Frederick County.

Owls rule the night
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Due to their nocturnal nature, owls have been viewed as bad omens or messengers of misfortune and even death. In spite of this, owls are particularly valuable as rodent predators. A single barn owl ca

Frederick’s Saltwater Fishing Expo impressive
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
Last weekend, hundreds of saltwater angling enthusiasts crowded into the sixth Annual Saltwater Fishing Expo held at the Frederick County fairgrounds. At the end of the one-day event, the attendance c

Proffessorial workload high, report says
StarDem.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 03:30:00 -0500
BALTIMORE — Professors at most institutions in the state university system generally average teaching more classes than is expected, according to a new workload report. It is compiled annually by offi

A Very New Hiking Book
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
It has been 10 years since the last of the High Ground hiking book series was published in Frederick from Virgin Pines Press, but Americans are taking to the outdoors with more enthusiasm than ever be


TravelFare
FrederickNewsPost.com / Sun, 25 Jan 2015 02:00:00 -0500
DETROIT (AP) — Federal officials have reauthorized a national heritage area dedicated to preserving and promoting the automotive and labor heritage of Michigan.

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