Paddle Minnesota

"Paddle Minnesota" meets "On the River"

Feb 12, 2020

Back in late August, Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher took volunteer music programmer Susan Lick out for a paddle to learn more about her and to talk about the music she loves.

It's the begginning of fall here in Northern Minnesota, Paddle Minnesota producer Jim Gallagher talks with band members from the Leech Lake Indian Reservation about the wild rice harvest that is going on right now!

Paddle Minnesota: Interview with Max Kelsey

Aug 15, 2019

On Paddle Minnesota we're getting back to the origins of paddle craft in North America.  Producer Jim Gallagher talks with traditional woodworker Max Kelsey of Bemidji, MN about the history and process of carving dugout canoes.

Today Timberjay editor and publisher Marshall Helmberger told us about the request by U.S.

Spinning Wheel Essay by Jim Gallagher

Mar 27, 2019

With the land still locked in snow and ice, producer Jim Gallagher reflects on the threads that connect him to past paddling trips, a Far North landscape, and the possibility of other adventures to come.