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Alvarez paddling Lake Superior, 400 miles from his destination

September 20, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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EMMA trail dedication honors Anderson

September 12, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

The wooden paddle hanging in the Super One entryway may soon disappear from its perch. Continue Reading

Brock’s battle: Paddling with a purpose

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

This is part two in a two-part series on 19-year-old Alexandria resident Brock Wood, who has overcome a battle with cancer to kayak the Mississippi for a cause now near to his heart. Part one can be read in the August 14 issue of the Echo Press. Continue Reading

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

Mitchell duo finish 72-mile kayak race

June 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Battling whitecaps and darkness, Mitchell residents Lisa Heckenlaible and Darci Winthers rode in a single kayak for nearly 18 hours Saturday. Continue Reading

Northeast Minnesota couple continue 12,000-mile expedition

May 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The expedition, nearly 12,000 miles in all, began in April 2010 in Seattle. The couple kayaked up the West Coast, paddled a canoe to the Arctic Ocean, dogsledded through the Northwest Territories and canoed back to Grand Portage last fall. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Boathouse could launch new era of recreation

October 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

In 2010, Fargo’s River Keepers group provided almost 200 canoe and kayak rentals to Red River boating enthusiasts.
Luckily, there’s a good chance that Grand Forks and East Grand Forks will see those numbers in summers to come. Continue Reading

Mississippi trio to kayak river to raise money for missions

June 22, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Three Mississippi natives started a 2,300-mile venture Tuesday morning that will lead them from Itasca State Park to New Orleans. Continue Reading