Alexandria, Minn., man kayaks 175 nearby lakes in 54 months
Published 08/31/2011, Alexandria Echo Press
From Evansville to Forada, Osakis and Millerville – more then 350 lakes stretch across Douglas County. It is Tom Johnson’s goal to kayak them all. “I didn’t have any training for it, I just knew I wanted to do it,” said the Alexandria resident. “I talked to a friend of mine who kayaks and he gave me a few pointers but that was all. Before I talked to him I tipped it a few times.”Word count: 894
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