Mighty Mississippi bound | Bemidji Pioneer

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MONTE DRAPER | BEMIDJIPIONEER Eleven members of Wild River Academy began their trek down the mighty Mississippi River on Wednesday morning at Lake Bemidji State Park. The paddlers will produce a documentary of their experiences.

Mighty Mississippi bound

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BEMIDJI -- An intrepid expedition of 11 canoers set out into the mist overhanging Lake Bemidji State Park on Wednesday morning on the first leg of their 75-day, 2,300-mile journey down the Mississippi River to New Orleans.


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