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Minn. Couple Paddles To Wash. DC For BWCA Protection

Dave and Amy Freeman are making their way to Washington, D.C. — in a canoe. The couple is paddling 2,000 miles from Ely to the nation’s capitol. They’re on a mission to draw attention to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.

09/06/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Paddling the Wild And Scenic Mississippi

The Mississippi is a powerful river spanning more than 2,000 miles. But there’s one stretch, not far from the metro, that’s shallow and peaceful enough to attract canoeists, paddle boarders and kayakers.

08/17/2014

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Goin’ To The Lake: Amelia & Angela Visit Ely (Day 2)

This week, Amelia Santaniello and Angela Davis loaded up their luggage into the Mobile Weather Watcher and took off Wednesday, heading almost four hours north to the gateway of the Boundary Waters.

07/25/2014

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Goin’ To The Lake: Amelia & Angela Visit Ely (Day 1)

For twelve weeks this summer, leading up to the start of the Minnesota State Fair in August, WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio are highlighting communities in Minnesota and western Wisconsin.

07/24/2014

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Body Of Missing Fisherman Found In Winona

Search crews have found the body of a missing 88-year-old Stockton man who fell out of a canoe while fishing Friday morning. Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand says crews were dragging the river near Winona, when one of the drags caught the body of Robert Lester Duncanson on Saturday afternoon.

06/07/2014

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Man Dies After Canoe Capsizes On Madison Lake

A 39-year-old man is dead after the canoe he was traveling in capsized, according to authorities.

04/20/2014

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Canoe Found Near Lake Minnetonka Turns Out To Be Nearly 1,000 Years Old

Soon the lakes will be completely ice free, and we will see lots of people out on canoes. But there is one canoe in the west metro that will definitely not be going back into the water. That’s because archaeologists have just determined it is nearly 1,000 years old.

04/10/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Campground: Boundary Waters

With the Fourth of July just a week away, WCCO viewers picked out Minnesota’s Best Campground. And the Boundary Waters came out on top. After 30 minutes of paddling in search of the campsite, it’s obvious that camping in the BWCA is a little different than at other campgrounds.

06/27/2013

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Woman Recalls Tragic Canoe Trip That Took Her Husband’s Life

An anniversary canoe trip to the boundary waters turned tragic for a Minnetonka couple. Dick and Elaine Barber had paddled into the Basswood River rapids before, but this time the water was high and fast and the canoe they were in tipped over.

06/07/2013

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Identified: Man Killed, Boy Saved After Canoe Capsizes

The 64-year-old Brainerd man who died and a 4-year-old boy who was saved after their canoe capsized have been identified by authorities.

05/28/2013

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64-Year-Old Brainerd Man Dies After Canoe Capsizes

A 64-year-old Brainerd man is dead and a 4-year-old Arizona boy was saved after a canoe capsized on the Gull River north of Baxter, Minn. Sunday afternoon, according to Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

05/26/2013

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Officials: 2 Boaters Go Into Snelling Lake

Crews have responded to the scene of a water emergency on Lake Snelling involving two people Friday morning.

10/05/2012

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Canoeist Recalls Harrowing Escape From Burning BWCAW

It began as a tranquil trip into the boundary waters for a U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter pilot home from war. Five days paddling a canoe would be the perfect tonic of both scenery and solitude.

09/14/2011

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4-Man Crew Back In Minn. After Hudson Bay Journey

A four-man crew is back in Minnesota after a journey by canoe from Lake Superior to Hudson Bay.

08/16/2011

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Stranded Canoeists Rescued On St. Croix River

Authorities have rescued a group of young female canoeists who became stranded on the banks of the St. Croix River in northwestern Wisconsin.

08/05/2011

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