Tag Archives | bemidji

Paddling Lessons

I’ve been lucky enough to take a couple of 2-day canoe trips on the Mississippi River this year. In April, I paddled with the Quapaw Canoe Company and River Sage John Ruskey near Baton Rouge. In August I paddled solo for 39 miles in the Headwaters Region in northern Minnesota. I figure this pretty much […]

Share Button
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Picture of the Day: The Northern River Just Before Winter Sets In

The Mississippi River flows mostly north and northeast from Lake Itasca, reaching its most northerly point just 3 miles east of Bemidji. This photo was taken after most of the deciduous trees had dropped their leaves but before ice set in. (photo taken Oct 2013) See more Photos here. Happy Thanksgiving!

Share Button
Read full story Comments { 0 }

Bemidji

Bemidji, the First City on the Mississippi (the official slogan!), is a small but vibrant city with an active arts scene and enough outdoors activities to get a couch potato out of the house any time of year. History The city takes its name from the Ojibwe word for the lake: Bay-me-ji-ga (where the current […]

Share Button
Read full story Comments { 0 }