Early in the morning on June 21, 2007, my son Cullen encountered a rowing scull, crewed by five young women in the Saint Paul Harbor and pinned by a heavy current of the Mississippi River. This crew team had misjudged the current and was trapped against the Padelford wharf barge.
Quotes from Saint Paulites
“Swell the great army of peace and production... You are one of the spokes in this great wheel of progress and your absence will weaken the wheel by one member.”
—J.P. McGaughey, Saint Paul labor leader in the 1880's
“I have a feeling that when my ship comes in, I'll be at the airport.”
—Charles M. Schultz, Saint Paul native and cartoonist
“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.”