'Floating Library' Connects Books To BoatersOn this sunny Saturday, we take you to a library checkout line that was very backed up. But the available books were in a rather unique location -- the middle of Silver Lake in St. Anthony. Silverwood Park is hosting a unique to way for storytelling this weekend, called "The Floating Library."
Organizers Seek Paddlers For Every Mile Of Minnesota RiverPaddling enthusiasts are trying to get a huge number of canoes and kayaks onto the Minnesota River Saturday for National Get Outdoors Day. Alex Watson, a regional naturalist for the Department of Natural Resources, says the goal is to get people to paddle every navigable mile of the Minnesota River.
Boy Scouts Hospitalized After Canoes Capsize In BWCAA group of canoeists in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area was to the hospital Thursday with mild hypothermia after two canoes capsized. The Lake County Sheriff's Department responded after receiving a call at about 4 p.m. of eight people in the waters of Basswood Lake near Ely.
Water Level, Debris Make Minnehaha Creek Unsafe For PaddlersYou may have to change your Memorial Day weekend plans if they include canoeing or kayaking down Minnehaha Creek. The recent rain caused high levels on Lake Minnetonka. As a result, water is being released into the creek to lower it. The Minnehaha Creek Watershed District warns the release is causing unsafe conditions.
Finding Minnesota: Floating The Scenic, Gentle Cannon RiverMinnesota's 10,000 lakes offer wide-open spaces for fast boats and personal watercraft. But for a quieter, more relaxing day on the water, there are seven rivers in the state, designated as "wild, scenic and recreational."
Finding Minnesota: Alex Comb’s Handcrafted CanoesSummertime will bring the annual flood of vacationers onto Minnesota's many lakes and rivers. And for many of them it will mean peaceful paddling in a canoe or kayak - or maybe a gentle ride in a rowboat.
Canoeists Take The Mississippi River ChallengeIf you're around either the Minnesota or Mississippi Rivers this weekend, you'll likely see lots of kayaks, canoes and paddle boards.