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Northwestern Students Make Medals for Inagural Sled Dog Race

Created: February 11, 2019 09:16 AM

A new sled dog race is coming to Iron River, Wis. this weekend and the local community is doing their part to help in making the race fun for racers and spectators alike.

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It's called the "Northern Pines Sled Dog Race" and  students at Northwestern High School have been working to create the medals that will be given out to participants. Senior Ethan Brown says they will have a dogs paw engraved above the race logo. Students are also making glasses and key faabs. 

Senior Alex Smith says manufacturing is done by "Tiger Manufacturing," which is a student-run business at the school. In order to be a part of that, students have to first go through a series of classes. 

"We have a metals and woods division," Smith says. "Then, we move up to a metals 1 and woods 1."

The sled dog race is Saturday, Feb. 16 at the Northern Pines Golf Course. It's free to watch. Click here to learn more. 

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