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White-water kayaking on the Baptism River–it’s a rush!

May 16, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

On ground still covered with snow and under trees bending in 30 mph gusts, a dozen men and women eagerly unloaded kayaks, paddles and dry suits and braved the 44 degree temperatures Saturday morning. The Baptism River roared just a few feet away as they prepared to take on the rock-strewn white-water near Illgen Falls in craft barely 6 feet long. Continue Reading

Man tumbles over highest waterfall in Minnesota, take two

September 28, 2012 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Paul Nyhuis contacted the News-Chronicle recently to see if we had any record of his fall from the Baptism Falls High Falls in 1964. Continue Reading