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DREAM school opens
Feds pass on funding railroad bypass
New London man fails to appear in court
Hexum brothers appear in court
Grove City man awaits sentencing
NFL's Vikings say they erred in light Peterson punishment, to pay him to sit and settle off-field matter
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Twins beat Price, Tigers
Prep football: Jaguars claw way back from the brink
Vikings ban Peterson indefinitely
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Richard "Cheech" McKenna
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
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Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
September 26, 2011
Canoe replica returned to amend for Lewis and Clark theft
LONG BEACH, Wash. (AP) - It was a long time coming, but the descendants of explorer William Clark have tried to make amends for a 205-year-old theft. A descendant of the explorer in the Corps of Discovery expedition that opened a land route to the West presented the Chinook Indian...
news / nation
September 26, 2011 - 9:09am
April 22, 2011
Hudson Bay bound: A long adventure to shrink the gender gap
If Ann Bancroft hasn't settled the matter once and for all, Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho certainly will. The two -- soon-to-be St.
outdoors / region
April 22, 2011 - 8:00am
September 11, 2010
Paddling for a better life in Haiti
Last February, cousins Michael Gutschenritter of Wisconsin and Louis Gutschenritter of Georgia began planning a canoe trip from the Mississippi...
September 11, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
Montevideo teacher has long, winding summer classroom
MONTEVIDEO -- Richard "Butch" Halterman can tell of camping adventures with high school students where tornados swirled in their vicinity, torrential rains forced them to find dry ground, and straight-line winds rattled their tents and brought sheriff's deputies to make sure they...
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
April 13, 2010
Young men rescued after canoe overturns in Minnesota River
MONTEVIDEO -- Two young men from Montevideo were rescued Monday evening after their canoe overturned on the Minnesota River. According to a news release from Chippewa County Sheriff's Deputy Kelly Aalfs, Daniel Jones, 18, and Cody Frey, 20, had launched their canoe at Waterman's...
news / region
April 13, 2010 - 9:16am
July 18, 2009
Looking to reconnect with the river
REDWOOD FALLS -- For more than half a century all kinds of people have been exploring the Minnesota River Valley for its recreational opportunities by canoe, bicycle, horseback, on foot and more recently, snowmobile. Now there's an idea on how to bring it all together. "A green...
news / outdoors
July 18, 2009 - 12:00am
June 2, 2009
4-man canoe team completes one-day trek from the western edge to eastern edge of Kandiyohi County
SPICER -- After recouping from pre-dawn conditions that made it difficult to find the way through Sunburg Lake, a team of four canoeing friends made good time Monday and completed their trek across Kandiyohi County in about 13 hours. "These guys are good.
June 2, 2009 - 12:00am
May 30, 2009
1. Launch at Kandi-Swift road and canoe across Sunburg Lake to County Road 7 (1 mile) 2. Canoe across East Sunburg Lake to middle of section; portage on Black's land to 125th Street (1.1 miles) 3. From 125th Street, portage to Just Slough and canoe across Just Slough to County Road...
extra / news / region
May 30, 2009 - 5:31pm
Four men, a canoe and a county
At 5 a.m. on Monday, Carsten Bjornstad and Norman Hande will ease a canoe into the waters of Sunburg Lake, on the western border of Kandiyohi...
extra / news / local / region
May 30, 2009 - 12:28am
Chippewa River float set for June
MONTEVIDEO -- The Chippewa River Watershed Project is sponsoring a guided canoe and kayak trip down the Chippewa River on Saturday, June 13. This trip is easily navigable by beginners and families. The trip starts at 9:30 a.m. at the bridge access on Chippewa County Road 9 (Big Bend)....
May 30, 2009 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Duluth hikers found safe in BWCAW
Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk said two Duluth hikers "did everything right" after getting lost along the Kekekabic Trail in the Boundary Waters...
news / state
October 10, 2008 - 10:00am