“We started in the (BWCAW) wilderness and we had some other wild stretches, along the Ottawa River in Canada and even the Hudson River in New York, there was some spectacular stretches there,” Dave Freeman tells the Duluth News Tribune. “And we also paddled right through the most urban area of all, New York City, past the Statue of Liberty and dodging ferry boats.”
Earlier this week, they also portaged past a fairly significant intersection for the out-of-towners.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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