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2014 Beargrease

Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

The 30th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon started on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Duluth East High School. In all, 28 mushers participated – 10 in the 400-mile marathon and 18 in the 150-mile mid-distance race. Read more

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Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

The Beargrease Is Back

Just days after organizers canceled the 2014 race because of a funding shortfall, the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is back on, with new leadership. Read more

Oct 23, 2013 8:48 AM Superior Notes

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Phil Bencomo / Lake Superior Magazine

Nathan Schroeder and family stopped by the Lake Superior Magazine offices in Duluth to chat about his 2013 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon victory and his plans to enter the 1,000-mile Iditarod in Alaska. Read more

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Beargrease 2013

Phil Bencomo

Scenes from the Beargrease

Six weeks after the race was postponed because of a lack of snow – and a year after a mild winter canceled it altogether – the 29th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon got underway on Sunday north of Duluth. Read more

Mar 11, 2013 3:52 PM Superior Notes

Around the Circle This Week: Mining in the Penokees

A controversial mining bill passes the Wisconsin Assembly; the University of Wisconsin-Superior library works to rebuild its collection; the Red Cliff Band reveals another twist in the Lake Superior barrel saga; and a look at upcoming events. Read more

Mar 8, 2013 4:29 PM Superior Notes

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Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

Around the Circle This Week: That's a Wrap

The shipping season comes to a close; poor trail conditions force the postponement of the Beargrease; a new climate report predicts major changes in the Midwest; a divisively titled movie prepares to film in Duluth in Feb.; and a peek at next week. Read more

Jan 18, 2013 4:32 PM Superior Notes

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Paul L. Hayden / Lake Superior Magazine

Beargrease Postponed Until March 10

Citing the lack of snow and the hazardous trail conditions, organizers of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon have postponed the race until March 10. Read more

Jan 16, 2013 2:38 PM Superior Notes

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Paul L. Hayden

No racers put more enthusiasm into their sport than the four-legged athletes that hit our region’s snowy trails each winter. It’s worth braving a bit of cold to join in these exhilarating celebrations of the run. Read more

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