Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors:

North Central States Regional Council of Carpenters
Serving IA, MN, NE, ND, SD and WI

Thank you to Locals 1382, 106, 948, 1056, 955, 1176 for your sponsorship & support!


Designed and tested by tradesmen, our ingenious products include the Longtail T, Fire Hose Work Pants, Ballroom Jeans, specialty tools and more. Shop now.



At Dogbooties.com we produce the highest quality product available, ensuring they’ll hold up in the toughest conditions.

From the menu to our genuine service, everything we do at Green Mill is focused on one thing – providing our guests the best restaurant experience possible. Now with 27 locations in Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Kansas, Green Mill has become a favorite restaurant in the communities we serve. Our menu features legendary pizza and unique pastas as well as a wide selection of wings, entrees, burgers, sandwiches and appetizers. And our bars are bustling with great drink deals, sports viewing, games and relaxed conversation.

revival23 Years of Quality Pet Supplies – We know pets, and we know the products your pets need throughout their lives. Since 1989, pet owners, breeders, shelters and other pet professionals have trusted Revival Animal Health to give them the quality pet supplies they need for their dogs, cats and horses. From vaccines and wormers to supplements and treats, we have the products that keep your pets happy and healthy.

campchowTrail Center is located on the Gunflint Trail & Poplar Lake since 1938. Originally built as a logging camp, it is now a full service restaurant, gas station, specialty foods, gift store, grocery shop, information center with cabins and a small motel. Camp Chow: Yummy homemade foods for camp or home… Almost all of our mixes are one Pot Meals… All of our mixes are created and packaged here at Trail Center…Our mixes are a blend of Freeze Dried and Dehydrated.

granitegearGranite Gear, born in the Boundary Waters and tougher than granite. Granite Gear has grown into an internationally respected brand that matches purpose with weight, comfort and durability. Their award-winning backpacks and accessories have gained a cultish following and have proven their mettle in the earth’s harshest environments, from Mount Everest to the North and South Poles, and to thousands of miles of everyday wear and tear.


twist drillHigh-Quality Cutting Tools Triumph Twist Drill has Manufactured High-Quality Cutting Tools For Over 50 Years!



general waste

Locally Owned/Operated
General Waste Disposal & Recovery Systems, Inc.



IMG_39193761977780Pheasants Plus Shooting Range and Sporting Clays in Warba, Minnesota.

Redpaw w_dogfood


Minn-Alaska Transport
Grand Rapids to Palmer


Special Thanks:

Jeff Schultz for the use of some of his amazing Iditarod Photos for our front page slide show… check out more of them here!
Mike Kenney for the use of his terrific Iditarod Race start pics for our site header!

⇒ A big “HOWL” to our fans and friends: Kerry Nelson, Jen Reiter, Rebecca Cross, Carmen Erickson, and Linda Nervick for sharing snapshots of Nathan and the team!