Dean Navigates the Great Mississippi River

Get a first hand view and learn more about Dean's adventure along the Mississippi River. This 27-minute long special, aired on Lakeland Public Television's "Common Ground", offers insights into Dean's journey along this historic and vital American waterway.

  The Wondrous Mississippi

While canoeing the Mississippi River in late summer/early fall 2013, Dean documented his travels for the Fremont Tribune. These articles will give you a canoe-side view of the sites, people, and wildlife he encountered along the way. Visit the Stores page to view them all.


  My Mississippi

Dean has been featured in "Our Mississippi", a quarterly newsletter of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about its work in the Mississippi River Basin. Check him out on page three.

Map of Mississippi River

Dean explored the Mississippi River from the source to the delta, primarily by water, to uncover the mysteries and illuminate the importance of this great and vital waterway.

Flowing 2,530 miles from Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota to the Mississippi River Delta at the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system in North America.

Lake Itasca, MN - the source of the Mississippi River

Lake Itasca, source of the Mississippi River
Dean at the source of the Mississippi

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