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Race Vets 2017

Race Vets 2017

Dr. Gregg Sonstegard Chief Race Veterinarian, Dr. Gregg Sonstegard is a mixed animal veterinarian practicing in West Central Minnesota. He owns his own practice and enjoys working with both large and small animals. He is a member of the International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association, and he has been involved with the North Star Sled […]

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White Oak Dog Sled Race Sponsors – 2017

A very special thanks to all the 2017 White Oak Dog Race Sponsors and Supporters for helping to make this event possible! Grand Sponsors KOZY/KMFY – website Paul Bunyan Communications – website   Platinum Sponsors (Lead Dog) The Blandin Foundation – website Leech Lake Gaming – website Morton Buildings – website Northern Star Cooperative Services […]

Indian dog sled near Fort Clark-Prince-Maximilian

Historical Freight Dogs

“Marche”: Sledge Dogs in the North West Fur Trade Original article by Thom “Swanny” Swan When modern dog sled racers aim their teams toward the finish lines of the North Country’s great races they are following the long obscured tracks of historical Canadian hivernants. (Hivernants was used during the North American fur trade to describe […]

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2016 Dog Sled Race Has Been Canceled

Race Cancelled The 2016 White Oak Dog Sled Race has been canceled due to icy, unsafe trail conditions. To all of our dear mushers, volunteers and sponsors: We regret to inform you that the race has been cancelled due to icy, unsafe trail conditions. It has been a real roller coaster ride! About 2 weeks […]

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White Oak Dog Sled Race Sponsors – 2016

A very special thanks to all the 2016 White Oak Dog Race Sponsors and Supporters for helping to make this event possible! Grand Sponsors KOZY/KMFY – website   Platinum Sponsors (Lead Dog) Morton Buildings – website Northern Star Cooperative Services – website Northview Bank – website Gold Sponsors (Point Dog) 1st National Bank of Coleraine […]

Thank You For Supporting The White Oak Society!

Thank You For Supporting The White Oak Society!

Thank you for your generous support of the White Oak Society. It’s donations from businesses and individuals like you that enable White Oak to continue to provide educational and historical events throughout the year.