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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.


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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