STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Catfish and a birch bark canoe
Ive been on the road the past few days, a welcome turn of events for anyone covering the outdoors beat.
Its hard to do the outdoors justice sitting in front of a computer screen, after all.
The firs... Posted on 5/22/12 at 2:55 PM
IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Green days on the Greenway
I absolutely love the 22 acres of Greenway (along the Red River) in Grand Forks and East Grand Forks! I spent a lot of time biking it this weekend. My daughter kept saying things like "isn't it beauti... Posted on 7/26/11 at 2:04 PM
OUTDOORS WITH SAM COOK Annual paddling travelogue set for Dec. 4
The Minnesota Canoe Association and Midwest Mountaineering will present "The Boundary Waters and Beyond," their third annual travelogue of wilderness paddling, from 9 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. Dec. 4 at Cowle... Posted on 11/12/10 at 1:46 PM
The Extreme North Dakota Adventure Race returned to the Grand Forks area Saturday as 19 teams biked, canoed, climbed and ran their way through a 10-hour competition.
Race director Andy Magness said residents might not think of much adventure happening on the Greenway, but he’s hoping his races will continue to grow.
“We’re trying to show that it’s possible here,” he said.
From black flies to wind and rain, canoe trip serves up more adversity than previous years
Normally, the weather is quite perfect in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park in late July. We got there July 12 and shoved the canoe off and got into the old familiar rhythm of paddling and seeing and smelling and all that goes with this extreme close-to-nature experience. With a week off ahead of us and limitless country to paddle through, we were excited.
The four-day adventure on the Little Missouri River would take eight of us in four canoes through the heart of North Dakota’s Badlands from the south unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora, N.D., to the north unit of the park some 90 miles downstream near Watford City.
The Little Missouri River twists and turns for 560 miles from its source in northeastern Wyoming through parts of South Dakota, Montana and North Dakota’s Badlands before emptying into Little Missouri Bay on Lake Sakakawea.
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