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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 […]

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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!

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Picture of the Day: Lake Bemidji outlet

The Mississippi River passes through Lake Bemidji, entering at the lake’s southern end and exiting near the northeast tip. This picture shows the highway bridge over the river channel at the point where it emerges from Lake Bemidji. (taken August 2011)

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