Sled Dogs

Beargrease To Start In Two Harbors Over Duluth's Lack Of SnowA lack of snow in Duluth means the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon will start outside Two Harbors for the second year in a row. Organizers say the race up the North Shore of Lake Superior and back will begin Sunday, Jan. 31.
Former Champion Retains Iditarod Race LeadFour-time champion Martin Buser is holding on to his lead in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The Big Lake musher was the first to reach the checkpoint at Nikolai, clocking in at 1:09 a.m. Tuesday, followed more than four hours later by Nicolas Petit of Girdwood.
Beargrease Sled Dog Race CanceledOrganizers of the annual John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in northern Minnesota have canceled the event scheduled for January 2014. Race director Pat Olson says organizers need time to re-evaluate interest in the marathon and raise more money.
Catch The Sled Dogs At The Wildlife Science CenterSome sled dogs have fur that can withstand temperatures 55 degrees below zero.
Winter Carnival Sled Dog Races CanceledThe St. Paul Winter Carnival Sled Dog Races have been cancelled because of lack of snow.
Woman Hopes To Change Ordinance For Her 22 Sled DogsWhen you arrive at Mille Porsild's place in Afton, you don't hear dogs. You don't hear much of anything.

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