Natalie Warren, left, and Ann Raiho look over a Minnesota River map as they prepare Friday morning to portage around the Granite Falls dam. The two have been paddling upstream for 17 days but today are enjoying a break in Montevideo. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Hudson Bay Bound: Upstream paddle on Minnesota River intended to inspire others
GRANITE FALLS -- Paddling the Mississippi River to prepare for their adventure, they were warned: "The Minnesota River is like chocolate milk.''
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