By Audrey Posten, North Iowa Times Editor
As the temperature rose last weekend, Kevin Mathis was one of the few who mourned the loss of the snow. Its absence puts a damper on dog sledding, a pastime he’s enjoyed for the last two years.
Mathis said he’s always had an interest in dog sledding, but finally decided to give it a try when one of his sons became intrigued after watching a movie.
“It seemed like a challenge,” Mathis said. “I like the outdoors and adventure.”
So he went about procuring a sled and other equipment and, of course, dogs.