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Ed Streeper gives a ride to a group of eager children. He is now offering the same rides to the public. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Sled dog racer shares joy of riding

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Although parents may not be able to give their children the sleigh rides with Santa they desire this holiday season, they might be able to give them the next best thing.


A ‘Canadian transplant’ living in Minnesota the last 25 years, Osage resident Ed Streeper is a lifelong dogsled racer from Fort Nelson, British Columbia.

Streeper took to the sport of dogsledding in his teens, stringing together a long and prosperous professional career, spanning 40 years now.

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Nick Longworth
A graduate from St. Cloud State University, Nick photographs and writes a variety of stories for nearly every section of The Park Rapids Enterprise. His duties also include section layouts and online content submission.
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