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On-Air Update: Monday, March 7 (5pm)

audio by Ric Schmidt, Ben Matheson and Laureli Kinneen

Throughout Iditarod 39, you’ll hear daily Iditarod Updates on KNOM at 9am, 12noon, 5pm, and 8pm. We’ll be posting each day’s 5pm update on this blog.

Here’s Monday’s 5pm update, co-hosted by Ric Schmidt and Ben Matheson with a live call from trail reporter Laureli Kinneen in Nikolai. As Ric and Laureli describe, it’s an update full of “drama”: with talk of Rick Swenson’s broken collarbone and lots more: