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  • Paralympic superstar Tatyana McFadden takes on a new challenge at winter games in Sochi

    Paralympic superstar Tatyana McFadden takes on a new challenge at winter games in Sochi
    You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She's cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her hands, and imagine a future ripe with possibility.
  • Gilman School teacher to be Iditarod 'Teacher on the Trail'

    Gilman School teacher to be Iditarod 'Teacher on the Trail'
    When a reporter told Jen Reiter's third graders at Gilman School that he was there to write a story about their teacher's upcoming trip "north to Alaska," the students froze and Reiter exclaimed, "Oh, my God. It's their favorite song ever." The children...

    Gilman's Reiter named Teacher on the Trail for 2014 Iditarod

    Gilman's Reiter named Teacher on the Trail for 2014 Iditarod
    This year's Iditarod dog sled race ended last month, but Gilman School teacher Jen Reiter is already preparing for next year's race. For thousands of students nationwide, Reiter will be the face of the race that begins March 1, 2014. She has been chosen...

    Plainfield student goes to Alaska with People to People

    When seventh-grader Julian Miner packed for his summer vacation this year, he had to include hiking boots, rubber boots that went to his knees, plenty of layers and a rain coat. That's because Julian went to Alaska on an 11-day trip with the People to...

    Iditarod champ offers a top-dog mushing experience

    Iditarod champ offers a top-dog mushing experience
    I picked a winner when I took a dog sled trip through Salmon Berry Tours, which partners with the kennel owned by the man who days later would best the field in this year's Iditarod. After a 975-mile race across Alaskan wilderness, Dallas Seavey, 27,...