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Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and a Gal From Texas

Anastasia Gill with Iris

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Anastasia Gill

WTIP Community Radio presents:

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas

A new "paws cast" feature on North Shore Community Radio.
Jump on the sled with Anastasia, a gal from Houston, Texas who is spending the winter deep in the north woods of Hovland, where she lives with the humans and critters at Moetown Kennels, including 30+ sled dogs, a litter of new puppies, house cats and a pig named Petunia. Hear it every Friday on North Shore Morning between 8 and 10 a.m., find each weekly feature at wtip.org or download it wherever you get your podcasts.

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Photo courtesy of Anastasia Gill and Moetown Kennels
 

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Iris on her way to her new home - Photo by Anastasia Gill

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode 15

In this final edition of Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas, Anastasia gives an emotional farewell to Minnesota and Moetown racing after a sudden departure. The good news? She'll be back...and has a new best friend.

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Moetown team at Copper Dog race in Houghton- photo by Frank Moe

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode 14

In this edition of Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas, Anastasia updates us from Houston about how Moetown Racing did at the Copper Dog sled dog race in Houghton, MI, including some unfortunate accidents that lead to some kindness and outstanding sportsmanship.

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Dogs at Wolftrack race - photo by Anastasia Gill

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and a Gal from Texas - Episode 13

In this edition of Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas, Anastasia updates us on the Wolftrack race, and gets a very special interview with mushing legend Jamie Nelson, the first woman to win the Beargrease Marathon.

You can find an extended version of Anastasia's interview with Nelson here:
 https://soundcloud.com/wtip-community-radio/anastasiajamienelson

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sled dog puppies - photo by Anastasia Gill

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode 11

In this episode of the podcast, Anastasia gets back on the sled for some practice runs, but things don't go quite as expected. She learns that every musher goes through some chaotic experiences when trying to mush a team of energetic dogs.

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Musher Frank Moe. Submitted photo

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode Ten

In this episode of the podcast, Anastasia learns firsthand what the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is all about. She also shares a recap of the race and how the mushers and dogs are doing after the race. Anastasia also gives a special shout out to musher Alice White in today's episode.
 

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Submitted photo

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode Nine

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and a Gal From Texas is a new podcast feature on North Shore Community Radio.

This is the ongoing story of Anastasia, a gal from Houston, Texas, who is transplanted deep into the north woods of Hovland to learn all that she can about mushing. Hear it every Friday on North Shore Morning, find each weekly feature here or wherever you get your podcasts.
 

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The Gunflint Mail Run, 2020. Photo by Anastasia Gill

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode Eight

In this episode of the podcast, Anastasia learns firsthand what a sled dog race is all about. It's the follow up episode from the Gunflint Mail Run, an event that took place on the Gunflint Trail Jan. 11.

Anastasia reflects on the lead up to the race and describes the race details as well. The racing season is officially underway for the Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas podcast!
 

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The Arrowhead Trail is looking well in winter 2020. Photo by Anastasia Gill

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and a Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode Seven

In episode seven of the Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and A Gal from Texas Podcast- Anastasia prepares to witness and take part in her first sled dog race, The Gunflint Mail Run.
 

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Close up with a new puppy - photo by Anastasia Gill

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode 6

In episode six of the Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and A Gal from Texas Podcast- Anastasia briefly heads home to Houston for the holidays and makes her first-ever new year's resolutions.

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Anastasia Gill dog selfie

Sled Dogs, Cold Toes, and Gal from Texas Podcast: Episode 5

In episode five of the Sled Dogs, Cold Toes and A Gal from Texas Podcast- Anastasia Gill finally gets her first experience mushing on a sled with all the dogs, including her beloved Dandelion. Also includes a "pupdate" on the latest Moetown puppies! 

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