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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
July 6, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
The Red River not only is a national-class canoeing and boating resource, it’s also practically in residents’ backyard. It’s an area where a little attention from the state and nonprofit groups would go a long, long way.