Doug Pace, of North Bay, Ontario, started his ambitious journey Friday at Diamond Point Park in Bemidji. A guide will take him as far as Cass Lake, but from there, Pace intends to complete the rest of the nearly 1,500-mile, 10-week journey to New Orleans by himself, paddling by day and camping at night.
Gallery: Pagoda-inspired home on Lake Pepin for sale for $2M
The home has 425 feet of private shoreline on the Mississippi River.
Walz proposes legalizing marijuana in massive supplemental budget
It's among the provisions in his "Budget to Move Minnesota Forward."
Photos reveal damage from gunshots to Minneapolis snowplow
A hydraulic line and three tires were damaged in the shooting.
Minneapolis schools confirm return to in-person teaching Monday
The school district shifted to online learning almost two weeks ago as rising COVID cases led to staff and bus driver shortages.
Mineral leases for proposed Twin Metals mine near Boundary Waters canceled
A review by the DOI found "significant legal deficiencies" with the leases' 2019 renewal.
Reward to find person who left kittens to die in freezing WI cold
The cats were thrown from a vehicle, according to a witness.
Charges: Man led police on multi-city pursuit in stolen Metro Mobility bus
The bus had been left unattended with the keys inside when it was stolen.
Charges: Man fatally shot mother of his child during argument
Officers found her on the ground outside the couple's home.
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Wednesday, January 26
More than 15,000 new cases in today's update.
List of the coldest wind chills in Minnesota Wednesday morning
The wind chill was as low at -38F in St. Paul.
What to know about new Vikings GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah
The former Wall Street trader is an analytics guru who appreciates collaboration.
Now paddling: First-ever kayak-share stations open on the Mississippi River
Think Nice Ride, but with paddles.
Minnesotans step in to help man paddling Mississippi
North Carolina man traveling the entire Mississippi River by canoe. Ryan Emerson says someone stripped him of his supplies while he camped between Grand Rapids and Brainerd. But strangers immediately stepped in to help
Winona boater and dogs safe after capsize sends them over dam
John Amundson took his dogs for a boat ride upstream of the Mississippi River lock and dam at Alma, Wisconsin. First the boat's motor conked out. Then the river's current broke Amundson's paddle and finally capsized his boat. But man and canines survived a journey over the dam.
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