Paddle Foward en Northwoods Native Paddles Down Mississippi <p>A Northwoods native is expecting to finish a 70-day paddle of the Mississippi River Tuesday. &nbsp;</p><p>Raised in Woodruff, Eric Immeler left northern Minnesota with 10 others in mid-September.&nbsp; The group has been traveling the length of the Mississippi by canoe and is set to arrive in New Orleans Tuesday.&nbsp;</p><p>Immeler says the purpose of the trip is to understand the role the Mississippi plays in people’s lives.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:58:18 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 11147 at Northwoods Native Paddles Down Mississippi