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Courtesy Photo Jim Ryder uses a different type of dog than most mushers, the stronger, tougher, Greenlander-Inuit Huskies as opposed to a more typical sled dog like the Siberian Husky, which favors speed.

Dog sledder speaks about trip to Nome

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RIVER FALLS, Wis. -- On Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the River Falls library Wisconsin native, Jim Ryder, will speak about his incredible journey to Nome, Alaska.

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In early 2011 Ryder traveled solo, by dog team, 800 miles from Nenana to Nome. His trip replicated the original Serum Run, which follows part of the Iditarod Trail.

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