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Musher Nathan Schroeder of Chisholm is interviewed at the finish of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Wednesday morning in Nome, Alaska, in this image from video. Schroeder, a three-time champion of the Northland's John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, was the top rookie in this year's Iditarod and finished 17th overall. ( photo)

'Mission accomplished': Northland musher Nathan Schroeder talks about finishing Iditarod


Traversing the ice along Alaska's forbidding Bering Sea coast this week, with no protection from swirling 40 mph winds pushing his sled in all directions, Northland musher Nathan Schroeder glanced back from his sled and caught a strange sight: His lead dogs.

The wind had pushed him ahead of his team.

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