We hope by now you’ve seen the delightful pictures of the John Beargrease Sled Dog race up north. Find them here. Pay particular attention to this picture, showing the team of Blake Freking of Finland, MN.
One thing we’ve learned from the video uploaded (today) of musher Blake Freking: Mushers appear to be incredibly polite people.
Freking has three teams in the race. You can follow the progress of the mushers here. We learn that Freking left Sawbill this morning around 9:30, on a 51-mile leg.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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