St. Paul man wins Sweetheart Canoe Derby state championship
Devin Arenz, St. Paul, won the C-1 State Championship in the Sweetheart Canoe Derby on Saturday, June 15, in Hackensack.
Arenz finished the race, which runs through Birch Lake, up the Little Boy River to Ten Mile Lake and back to Birch Lake and around — a 10-mile trip — in 1:48.36.
Coming in second was Joe Manns, Maplewood, with a time of 1:50.46. Al Rudquist, Grand Rapids, claimed third with a time of 1:52.34.