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Mushers: Register Early for a Chance to Win!

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Musher registration for the 2015 UP200/Midnight Run and Jack Pine 30 will open on Wednesday, October 1st.  UP200 and Midnight Run mushers who register by October 10th will be entered into a special drawing.  One musher from each race will … Continue reading

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Dr. Tim Hunt Nominated for “America’s Favorite Veterinarian”

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Congratulations to Dr. Tim Hunt, UP200 musher and local veterinarian, on being selected as a finalist for America’s Favorite Veterinarian! Tim explains how you can help his nomination: I am pleased and honored to say that I have been nominated … Continue reading

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6th Annual Midwest Sled Dog Symposium, Sept 26-29, 2014

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The 6th Annual Midwest Sled Dog Symposium will be held September 26-29, 2014 in Curtis, Michigan. The guest speaker will be Jeff King. For more information contact info@natureskennel.com

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Board Meeting Report, June 18, 2014

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The UPSDA Board met on June 18, 2014 at 6pm. The board elected Pat Torreano as UPSDA President, Ron Hewson as UPSDA Vice-President, and appointed Pam Forsberg as UPSDA Secretary/Treasurer. Cathy Sleeter, retiring Trail Coordinator, was presented with a thank-you … Continue reading

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Thank You, Cathy and Terry Sleeter!

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Board members, mushers, volunteers, and fans extend a heartfelt “THANK YOU!” to Cathy Sleeter, who has been the UPSDA Trail Coordinator and a Board member for many years. Her husband Terry, “Mr. Trail Boss”, has worked alongside Cathy and the … Continue reading

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UPSDA Annual Meeting Report

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Report from the UPSDA Annual Meeting on May 14th: Kaylee Place, Pat Torreano, and Angela Sjolund were elected to three-year terms on the Board. The annual Income/Expense report was accepted. The Board decided that the main events for the race … Continue reading

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UPSDA Board Sets Race Dates for 2015 – 2020

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The UPSDA Board has set the race dates for the next six years. The 2015 dates will be February 12-16, and the calendar to the right will be changed shortly. Upcoming years will see the races held on: Feb. 11-15, … Continue reading

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Remembering Todd Hennigan

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It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Todd Hennigan, our UPSDA Adopt-a-Musher Ambassador. Todd passed away on Sunday, March 23 at Marquette General Hospital. Todd and his mascot dogs Seamus and Banshee (deceased) were … Continue reading

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4H Club Wins Harvey Road Crossing Contest!

4H Club Heroica (which is short for Hero’s in Chicken Advocacy) won the $250 prize, sponsored by Trudell Plumbing and Heating, for the best decorated road crossing in Harvey. Nine of the Club members and some of their siblings helped … Continue reading

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Thank You, Volunteers!

The UPSDA extends a huge THANK YOU to all of the coordinators and volunteers who made our three races successful. From downtown Marquette to Harvey, Sand River, Chatham, Wetmore and Grand Marais, volunteers were there to get the teams in … Continue reading

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