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Cavco Interested in Skyline Acquisition

Cavco Industries Inc. today (Sept. 26) announced its interest in a potential acquisition of Skyline Corp., a publicly-traded company, at “a significant market premium.” According to a press release, over the past several weeks, Cavco has attempted to open a dialogue...

The Wedge Will Be At Pomona RV Show

The unique Wedge Cabin designed by Cal Poly Pomona architecture students and built by Cavco Industries will be on display at 62nd Annual California RV Show, starting Oct. 10 at the Fairplex in Pomona. The most prominent feature of the Wedge, which provides a glimpse...

Campground Bluegrass Fest In 11th Year

Bluegrass musicians Dave Van Deventer and Frazer Watkins had a chance 2004 encounter at the Watermelon Park campground in Berryville, Va., the Loudoun Times-Mirror reported. While reminiscing about the campground’s history, Van Deventer asked the older Watkins what...

Paper: Reject Fla. Fair Plan With RV Park

The following editorial appeared in the Tampa Bay (Fla.) Times: The governing board of the Florida State Fair will decide Monday (Sept. 29) whether to continue negotiating with a private firm to redevelop a piece of fairground property. The fair has plenty of land at...

FMCA Expands Benefits For Its Members

Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) membership recently became even more valuable, FMCA said in an announcement Wednesday (Sept. 24). Officials of the motorhome owners organization announced that effective Oct. 1, FMCAssist, the group’s emergency medical...

RV Park's Owner: Town Council Is "Crazy"

Home Sweet Home RV Park and Laundromat in Tool, Texas, will no longer be that for some longtime residents, as reported by David Webb at CedarCreekLake.com. The Tool City Council ordered all mobile homes and any RVs in place for more than 180 days or “not highway...

Iowa Campgrounds Closing In Early Oct.

All Cerro Gordo County (Iowa) Conservation Board modern campgrounds will be closed for the season on Oct. 6, the Globe-Gazette of Mason City reported. If the weather should turn unseasonably cold or wet in the meantime, the closing date will be earlier. The...

Ontario Provinicial Park Adding RV Sites

Sandbanks Provincial Park in Ontario could be welcoming even more visitors in the future, the Belleville Intelligencer reported. Thursday (Sept. 25), the Prince Edward County Council learned the park is planning to add 75 RV spaces on the west side of the park in a...

Poison Ivy Got Your Goat? Turn The Table

Midway through a 9-to-5 workday on Wednesday (Sept. 24), Gavin Burseth had nothing but praise for the crew he was overseeing: a dedicated herd of goats working nonstop to clear poison ivy and less-itchy invasive species from a forest preserve campground near...

Lake Michigan Kayaking Campsites Open

Two new campsites on the lakeshore in Manitowoc County, Wis., are giving kayakers a place to spend the night, television station WLUK reported. The sites are located in Point Beach State Forest near Two Rivers, and are accessible from Lake Michigan. The effort is part...

Pa.'s Maple Grove Campground Turns 40

When Ethel Burkett started putting together country music shows 40 years ago, she couldn’t fathom she would still be doing it now, the Kittaning (Pa.) Paper reported. But the idea of the campground came when her stepdaughter, Sharon Riggle, came down with cancer and...

N.M. Park Model RV Park Gets Village OK

The Eagle Nest (N.M.) Village Council approved Clovis developer Fox Guinn’s request to rezone his property in Holiday Hills I pending his completion of three requirements at a special council meeting Tuesday (Sept. 23). Guinn plans to develop a park model RV park and...