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     October 11, 2018      #61-284 PB1

Friends share Zumbro-to-Mississippi adventure

By John Molseed

After growing up in Minnesota, Zach Gostout has paddled in waters around the world from the Prince William Sound in Alaska to whitewater kayaking the headwaters of the Nile River.

However, until this summer, he hadn’t seen all of the river that was practically in the backyard of where he grew up. The Zumbro River flows about a half of a mile south of Gostout’s Southeast Minnesota childhood home.

This summer, he joined his longtime friend Karl Friedrich to paddle more than 90 river miles of the Zumbro River to the Mississippi River this summer ...

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John Molseed