Piloting with a Paddle

Programs to share cars and bicycles have become pretty common in larger cities, but for the last two summers Twin Cities’ paddlers have been able to use a credit card to rent a kayak, paddles and personal floatation device (PDF) from a locker on the banks of the Mississippi River. The first Mississippi River Paddle…

All Punx Float

As a towboat captain, I have seen some wild and flimsy contraptions maneuver the currents of the mighty Mississippi River, so as I made my way to Hidden Falls Regional Park in St. Paul to watch the “All Punx Float” flotilla set off on a 120-mile trip to Winona in early June, I hoped I…