Whether you’re a natural-born daredevil or a curious novice, extreme sports have a way of revealing life’s hidden thrills. White water rafting, high rope courses, and rock climbing are just a few of the many activities that will test your true courage. And while the challenges may feel daunting at times, the accomplishment of stepping outside of your comfort zone is always rewarding. 

For those looking to brave these feats, the Garden State offers

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A gym without spectators during the Freeport Yarmouth boys’ basketball game at Freeport. Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer

Spectators will be limited in indoor sporting events at the Regional School Unit 5 gym this winter due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.

The guidelines, which were determined at Wednesday’s school board meeting, sets limits of six spectators per home player, four spectators per visiting player and a 40-person student-fan section.

Regional School Unit 5 serves Freeport, Pownal and Durham.

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The Government has brought forward the new limit of 500 fans for outdoor sports events to this Saturday. The relaxation had originally been scheduled for Monday July 5th but earlier on Wednesday morning, Minister for Sport Jack Chambers announced on Twitter that the weekend’s GAA matches could benefit from the new upper limit.

“Small but important change for sporting events. The increase in spectator numbers is applicable from this Saturday July 3rd to facilitate increased

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Conservation Officer Darrin Kittelson (International Falls 1) reports fishing pressure on Rainy Lake continues to be high. People are reminded that the walleye protected slot limit is 18-26 inches. Trespass issues and nuisance-animal complaints were handled throughout the week as well.

A youth firearms safety class was conducted in the Littlefork area, with 15 students receiving their certification.

Enforcement action taken over the last week involved illegal-length walleyes, overlimits and license issues.

CO Curtis Simonson

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New Jersey’s size limit on outdoor gatherings will increase from 200 to 500 people in two weeks, while capacity limits for large outdoor sports and entertainment venues will rise to 50{066dbc63777e5ed549f406789d72fdeebd77a32711d57f7b38ff2b35c4ba2a42}, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday as he revealed a series of new steps to gradually ease coronavirus restrictions now that the state’s numbers are improving.

The bump in the outdoor gathering limit will allow for larger graduation ceremonies for colleges and high schools.


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CLEVELAND, Ohio — In his coronavirus briefing ahead of Christmas, Gov. Mike DeWine reiterated his concern for indoor sports continuing as the pandemic progresses through the winter.

The governor said he thinks his administration has been consistent in handling the stipulations surrounding indoor sports, addressing that no crowds are permitted for NCAA basketball games. The Cleveland Cavaliers are allowed a maximum of 300 fans at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse.

The Cavs open their season Wednesday at

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UPDATE: Details, exemptions for N.J.’s new outdoor gathering limit revealed by Gov. Murphy

New Jersey’s outdoor gathering limit will drop to 25 people and youth, high school, and adult recreation indoor sports will be suspended until next year under new COVID-19 restrictions Gov. Phil Murphy will announce Monday as the state continues to fight a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, NJ Advance Media has learned.

The new outdoor gathering limit, down from 150 people,

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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday announced the temporary statewide suspension of indoor high school and youth sports along with a new limit on outdoor gatherings under updated rules to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The sports ban will go into effect Saturday at 6 a.m. and last until at least Jan. 2, Murphy said at a coronavirus news briefing, noting that officials are seeing outbreaks among youth sports.


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