Relive the Mississippi River adventure

SIDNEY — It was an adventure of a lifetime for three local residents and readers of the Sidney Daily News will have the chance to relive the trio’s journey.

Forrest Schoessow, 25, of Sidney, Shea Selsor, 25, of Piqua, and Alex Ross, 26, of Sidney/New Orleans, paddled the length of the Mississippi River beginning in Lake Itasca, Minnesota, on May 20, and ending in the Gulf of Mexico on July 27. Their 2,340-mile journey was followed weekly in the Sidney Daily News.

All the stories and photographs sent back by the adventurers have been gathered under one location on the newspaper’s website,

For a shortcut to the stories, click on the Mississippi River Adventure tab to travel down the Mississippi River once again with Schoessow, Selsor and Ross.

Here’s the link to the page:

Staff report