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More cold cash for Iditarod sled dog race winner

...finishes will get $1,049 in prize money.Race officials on Tuesday also announced a 20-mile stretch of the trail, between Rohn and Farewell, has been improved. The area was the site of many accidents this year during a low-snow season."Many mushers...
Gebhardt takes early lead out of Rohn

ROHN, Alaska - Paul Gebhardt of Kasilof was across the Farewell Burn. Gebhardt left Rohn at 9:13 p.m. Monday, or more than two...Seavey of Seward was running third, leaving Rohn at 29 minutes past midnight. Then came Charlie...
Fiedler first into Rohn

NIKOLAI -- Linwood Fiedler arrived in Rohn at 4:38 p.m. Monday, giving him the...far behind. Buser, who has a son named Rohn, arrived at this checkpoint 272 miles...made the 48-mile run from Rainy Pass to Rohn in three hours and 45 minutes. Buser was...
Kuskokwim 300 will be a 12-dog race in 2015

...the race is getting interest from big time mushers like DeeDee Jonrowe, four-time Iditarod winner Martin Buser and his son Rohn (who won last year's Kuskokwim 300) and four-time Iditarod winner Lance Mackey.Fansler said he expects local mushers...
Familiar faces at front of Iditarod

...the pack in the 2004 race. He left the Rohn Roadhouse checkpoint at 6:50 p.m...Seward. Other mushers reported out of Rohn as of 10 p.m., in order, were Ed Iten...of the race. Between Rainy Pass and the Rohn Roadhouse checkpoint, mushers had to contend...
Clam Gulch musher: Iditarod was 'frightening'

...rolled over his leg, six miles past the Rohn checkpoint. He suffered a broken left fibula and was forced to scratch at Rohn on March 4, just two days into the restart...the crashes. When he arrived at the Rohn checkpoint before the crash that ended...
11 mushers scratch, one withdrawn from Iditarod

...he damaged his sled beyond repair between the checkpoints in Rohn and Nikolai.Another musher, Scott Janssen of Anchorage, scratched...while trying to regain control of a lost dog team, also between Rohn and Nikolai.Poor weather conditions grounded Iditarod aviation...
Mushing family a strong presence in Iditarod

...week in Nome, on Alaska's western coast. In the early going, four-time champion Martin Buser was the first to leave the Rohn checkpoint Monday. The jockeying for the lead remains fluid until mushers began taking a mandatory 24 hour layover and two eight-hour...
Iditarod racer flown to hospital with broken ankle after ordeal

...dangerous wilderness and the wind-whipped Bering Sea coast.Janssen's ordeal began Tuesday when he crashed his sled between the Rohn and Nikolai checkpoints, hitting his head after he said he bumped across rocks all along the trail. He lay unconscious for...
Arduous Iditarod demands mushers' tactics, tricks

...a fierce blizzard strikes at the wrong time.Four-time champion Martin Buser had the early lead Monday, pulling into the Rohn checkpoint at 9:53 a.m. He arrived about four hours ahead of the second place musher, Matt Failor, who also is in the...


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