On Saturday, artists and volunteers at the Weisman Art Museum Collective at the University of Minnesota are going to pick up trash along the Mississippi River. They will create some sort of installation to show how our everyday actions are affecting the river. In one section, someone has beat them to it. Read more →
Long-time readers of NewsCut know we have a particular fondness for those who challenge themselves on long-distance endeavors. We have a new addition. Read more →
Over the years, the NewsCut staff has lived vicariously through the cross-country journeys of others. Quite often, they’re canoe trips down the Mississippi River.
We also have a fondness for those who paddle against the current, which is why it’s worth noting today that five paddlers, four of them from Saint Cloud, have made it to Minnesota in their quest to travel from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean. They say no one has ever traveled the route in one trip. Read more →
Jared McCallum, originally from Florida and now a Knoxville resident, is trying to hike the entire 2,180 miles of the Appalachian Trail and paddle the entire 2,350 miles of the Mississippi River in the same year. Read more →