Fall

Three hunters sitting on the back of a truck

Safe hunting is no accident

The first hunter education course was offered at a 4-H camp in 1944. But states were slow to require any kind of hunter safety program until the...

Wooden tree stand out in the woods

Tree stand safety tips for the big hunt

Falls from tree stands continue to be the leading cause of injury for hunters. The good news is that these falls are preventable. Hunting from a tr...

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5 ways to honor a veteran

Each year when November 11 rolls around, many retail stores are eager to advertise their Veterans Day sales and promotions. Granted, you may get a...

Front porch covered with Halloween decorations and trick-or-treaters at the door

Don't let your Halloween party become a real haunted house

The most frightening part of Halloween might be the dangerous situations that can occur in preparation for the holiday. Whether it's carving...

Man and woman carving pumpkins

Now that's scary: 6 tips for safely carving pumpkins

Hand injuries ramp up during Halloween. Carving jack-o'-lanterns is a fun family tradition, but pumpkin carving accidents can cause serious cuts,...

Man working on the siding of his house

Fall home maintenance: The 6 must-do's

Leaves are falling and, for many, especially those in the Upper Midwest, snow may be looming in the extended weather forecast. It’s time to conside...