Look at this face. How can this not be your favorite in the Iditarod?
Look closely and you can probably tell Laura the dog is blind. The other eye is the same way.
“I think a lot of these dogs could run with their eyes closed and just feel where they’re going,” owner Kelly Maixner, a Bismarck, North Dakota native, tells KTUU.
He and his team are in 51st place in the 1,000-mile Alaska race as of this afternoon.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.