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Northland couple land canoe in Washington

December 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Dave and Amy Freeman paddled most of the way, sailed some, portaged a lot and even walked along highways pushing their canoe on a two-wheeled cart.

And on Tuesday morning the Northland couple completed their canoe trip from El…continue reading on

Wyoming man drowns after canoe tips Saturday at Patterson Lake

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Lander, Wyo., man was killed Saturday morning when his canoe capsized on Patterson Lake.

Jeffrey Hieb, 42, was fishing with his 8-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son when the canoe tipped over. Two other boaters, Rhett Hall and his wife, Natali…continue reading on

Does it float? Yes!

June 13, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Build a canoe? Yes they can!

April 12, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

What happens when you combine five young women, 18 weeks, more than 9,000 staples, 800 feet of one-inch strips of basswood, cherry and walnut, and numerous bottles of glue? Continue Reading

Canoe replica returned to amend for Lewis and Clark theft

September 26, 2011 in West Central Tribune

LONG BEACH, Wash. (AP) – It was a long time coming, but the descendants of explorer William Clark have tried to make amends for a 205-year-old theft. Continue Reading

North Carolina man to travel length of Mississippi via canoe

September 14, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Huck Finn’s and Abraham Lincoln’s maritime escapades on the Mighty Mississippi have inspired a North Carolinian to head downriver via canoe. Continue Reading

Trip of a lifetime

July 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Ann Raiho and Natalie Warren are loaded for bear, literally, in their run down the Red River in a canoe. As they landed at Frog Point east of Buxton, N.D., at 6 p.m. Thursday, Warren slung paddles, a half-sized travel guitar over her shoulders, then a camouflage-colored gun case. “It’s a shotgun, for polar bears on our last day or two,” she said. Continue Reading

Friends of Sauk River raise money for canoe library

May 22, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Starting last fall with an idea from Membership Director Todd Foster, the Friends of the Sauk River started to raise money for a “canoe library.” Continue Reading

Hudson Bay bound: A long adventure to shrink the gender gap

April 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

If Ann Bancroft hasn’t settled the matter once and for all, Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho certainly will.
The two soon-to-be St. Olaf graduates are about to launch their canoe and re-create Eric Sevareid and Walter Port’s epic, 2,250 mile canoe trip from Minneapolis to York Factory on Hudson Bay.
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Canoeists set out for Gulf of Mexico to raise funds for country

September 8, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

BEMIDJI – Last February, cousins Michael Gutschenritter of Wisconsin and Louis Gutschenritter of Georgia began planning a canoe trip from the Mississippi Headwaters at Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico. Continue Reading

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