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2012-01-05 08:00:00

While the lack of snow in some places is wreaking havoc on winter activities it won't stop the 6th Annual Mush for a Cure on the Gunflint Trail. Snow or no snow Mush for a Cure will go on as scheduled March 9-11th, 2012. Grand Marais, MN (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 There's plenty of snow now on Minnesota's Gunflint Trail for the 6th annual Mush for a Cure Sled Dog FUNdraiser but as organizers know conditions can change between now and March. It doesn't seem to matter if there's snow or not...

2011-02-01 12:00:00

The killing of 100 husky dogs used during the 2010 Winter Olympics was reportedly carried out by one worker over two days in April 2010 with a shotgun and a knife, AFP reports. The case came to light on Monday after an unnamed worker claimed post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of killing the dogs, and was reportedly awarded compensation from British Columbia worker's board. Reports included descriptions of injured dogs crawling out of a mass grave. Marcie Moriarty of the Society for...

2009-05-20 09:38:00

KRISTA HALSNES STARS IN AWARD WINNING FILM BY THE FILM DAILIES BOULDER, Colo., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- An exuberant 15 year-old female dog musher. A novice filmmaker. A world-renowned dogsledder. A story that needs to be told. Three impassioned women whose lives have become intertwined for all time. Molly had heard of Krista and Krista had heard of Susan. The Spirit of the Outdoors Film Festival is proud to announce the first place winner: "Sled" by The Film Dailies. Molly Cherington of...

2008-07-21 21:00:17

By Kimberly Pohl & Eric Peterson It's no Iditarod, but unbeknownst to most, there is a local dog sledding scene. Meet five teams of Siberian huskies from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday as the Bartlett Nature Center tries to bring attention to the sport. Learn about the history of dog-sledding, the equipment used and how the dogs are trained. Around 1:30 p.m., the teams will race on a half-mile trail. "It's the first time we've done this out here," said Dan Mitchell, a certified naturalist...

2007-01-30 18:04:08

By RAY ROUTHIER Staff Writer To Sam Clark, a Mainer trying to build a wilderness camp business in Alaska, there's one difference between the two states that jumps out: In Maine, even the wildest parts, you are almost always near a road that leads somewhere. It might be a logging road, a mile or two away, but you can get to it. And you can get to a state road or highway and be on your way. You can get there from here, after all. Where Sam Clark now lives in Alaska, with his wife Tamara...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.