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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

OUR OPINION: Make Red River friendlier to canoes

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.
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Is canoe country losing its luster?

June 26, 2010 in Duluth News Tribune

Camping visits to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness have declined over the past six years, and fewer young people are coming. Continue Reading