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From left, Marcus Erickson, Terry Larson, Bill Bowles and Stephen Browning pause during a run down the Mississippi River. Larson, of rural Cass Lake, guided the team of producers from the National Geographic Channel during filming of the upper reaches of the river. Submitted Photos

Local guide leads National Geographic crew down Mississippi River

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Terry Larson of rural Cass Lake just had time to finish harvesting wild rice and summer berries when a call came in for guide service.


A crew filming a documentary about the Mississippi River from Lake Itasca to the Gulf of Mexico for the National Geographic Channel needed his help navigating the upper reaches of the river.

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