DULUTH, MN -- As part of the Beargrease festivities leading up to Sunday's race, dozens of furry friends competed in the annual Cutest Puppy Contest on Saturday.
The contest was held at Fitger's in Duluth.
38 dogs were entered to see who would win the title of Cutest Puppy in the Northland.
Anyone was welcome to attend.
Visitors walked around to meet and check out the pups, and voted for their favorite.
A Great Dane puppy won first place, and a Golden Retriever fetched the second place title.