Day: March 13, 2019

Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park will unveil its restored diorama at 2 p.m. March 16 as park interpreters kick off a week-long schedule of activities, programs and events for spring break.

After a renewal of the contract between the city and Escape Lodging to manage the city-owned RV Park, on Wednesday, March 6, members of the City Council met with representatives of the lodging company for a look back and update of the RV Park and how it went from a potential cult site to a thriving visitor destination.

Occupational Health and Safety has order a stop-use order for the equipment involved until it is repaired, and a stop-work order for all powered mobile equipment until Grove RV and Leisure Inc. proves the equipment was being used as it was designed to be.

Columbus-based Cummins has announced a partnership with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The five-year collaboration will feature an increased presence for Cummins at the famed oval track, including a pre-race parade lap at this year’s Indianapolis 500 featuring all five of Cummins’ historic race cars together for the first time.

Forest River plant 59 on CR 15 was heavily damaged by fire Tuesday afternoon. Employees reported hearing explosions as they evacuated.

Most people think of the Ford Ranger as that old, small, white truck that service industries used for a fleet vehicle. The cable guys truck. The pest control guy. Your local plumber. The Ranger was everywhere you looked from it’s debut in 1987 until production stopped in 2011. The truck was small, practical and inexpensive.

Kenyon International announces its new grill line, featuring IntelliKEN TouchTM, a seamless touch control system with twice the number of heat settings and a built-in kitchen timer for added precision.

We’ve all had times in our lives where we’ve been doing something for a while, and we’ve learned a lot from the experience. How would it be, on one of those occasions, if you were given the opportunity to do it again, with a clean slate, and you were able to pull out all the stops?

The sensors measure the weight distribution of the toy hauler in real-time while loading and deliver instant, easy-to-read feedback on the RV owner’s smart device, the release explained. The two zones of measurement are used, the trailer axles and the hitch pin.

This small park is located in the mountains northeast of San Diego. The campground has RV sites with water and electric and tent only sites without hookups. Other amenities include a dump station and restrooms with showers.

Heartland will be linking future warranty claim fulfillment orders directly to NTP-Stag, leveraging the distributor’s inventory, warehouse locations and company-owned fleet to improve the time it takes to process warranty claims and get customers back on the road, the release noted.

At 23.5-by-31-inches, the Water Sprite hand towel offers more than 5 square feet of absorbency. Made from a durable, lint-free PVA material, it won’t mold or mildew, so it can be stored damp without concern, the company claimed.

Standard safety features include active brake assist, blind spot assist mirror, attention assist, active distance assist distronic, traffic sign assist, emergency call, wet wiper system and active lane-keeping assist.

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Number one on the list was Fuel Stations where I stated, “… they will typically have a fresh water spigot available. But, if one is not readily available, just ask. As a result, we find that most attendants will make an effort to meet your request.” Number three on the list was dump stations.

If your travels bring you to Eastern Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains, make sure to tour the valley amongst the mountains called Cades Cove. Visitors can view wildlife and walk through a time capsule of preserved buildings dating back to the 19th century.

The bad news is is was cold – temps in the Upper 40’s and low 50’s – as we made a detour on our long drive to Salt Lake City this weekend to do some impromptu exploring and hiking at two of our favorite National Parks.

The conversion of the area into Twin Falls State Park began in 1964, when Western Pocahontas Corporation and Pocahontas Land Corporation gave the State of West Virginia a “gift of land” to develop a state park, according to Scott Durham, park superintendent.

Even though the snows of winter are still blanketing the ground, the campers of summer are planning where they will be pitching a tent or parking an RV in another five months.

We spent a lot of time on Airstream’s website doing research on the different models. It was right about the time that we heard about Airstream’s new Basecamp X package that the company asked if we wanted to take it for a spin and get some real-world experience in a winter environment. How could we say no?


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