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.''
They got the color right, and there's been plenty of mud, but the Minnesota River has more than made up for it by the scenery, wildlife and wilderness-like feel it has offered them.
"It's so much more beautiful than we thought it was going to be,'' said Natalie Warren.
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