Monthly Archives: April 2011

More Days Are Diamonds…

During the past month I’ve reported on two Arkansas couples finding diamonds at the Crater of Diamonds, an Arkansas state park known for allowing visitors to dig for diamonds and keep what they find. The search area is a 37.5-acre … Continue reading

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Family of missing Alberta RVers searching for closure

It’s been more than nine months since Lyle and Marie McCann went missing during a road trip from their home in St. Albert, a northern suburb of Edmonton, Alberta to visit family in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley. The McCanns, both … Continue reading

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Exploring Verde Valley, AZ

At our core, we are explorers. It’s in our bones, our marrow, our guts to venture out and discover. Exploration and adventure are vital to the human soul. Called by distant voices or prodded by an inner whisper, we travel, … Continue reading

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Freightliner Expands Its Customer Support with USB Card

Is your motorhome built on a Freightliner chassis? Are you planning to purchase a new motorhome in 2011? Already the only chassis manufacturer to offer 24/7 factory-direct support of its motorcoaches, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) is expanding its service … Continue reading

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Utah Road Trip: 6 People, 43 Parks, 3 Days, 1 RV

Driving in Utah is a road tripper’s dream. With its unworldly scenery and unusual history, Utah ranks among the most intriguing destinations in the U.S. This big western state has magnificent mountain peaks, stark deserts, colorful canyons, and the second … Continue reading

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Good News from Texas State Parks: Palo Duro Canyon

Palo Duro Canyon State Park is getting a new group recreation facility, the first of its kind in a Texas State Park. The new stone-clad facility will be 5,200 square feet with meeting and dining hall space, restrooms, and a commercial kitchen … Continue reading

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Echo RV: New Kid on the Block

“Hey there—welcome to our exciting little company!” announced Mike Scheetz, president and founding owner of Echo Manufacturing, a new RV manufacturer. Scheetz has spent 15 years in the RV industry, extensively involved in sales and product development. Mike has been … Continue reading

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Digging for Diamonds

Last month I reported than an Arkansas couple had found a flawless 2.44-carat silver white diamond at the Crater of Diamonds. The Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas, has now yielded an even bigger find, a 3.86-carat jewel … Continue reading

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Best of America

The backbone of American greatness is the contribution of each individual. From innovative and heroic people to compelling ideas and stories, Reader’s Digest celebrates the best. Where can you find the best hot dogs in America? What are the best … Continue reading

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Newmar Dealers Honored for Excellence

Newmar Corporation, the Nappanee, Indiana-based manufacturer of five lines of Class A motorhomes, three lines of luxury motorhomes, and three lines of fifth wheels, has released the names of its dealers who are being recognized for providing excellent customer service … Continue reading

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