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In February, Roger Neumann, 76, of Osakis, had the chance to drive a race car in the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Las Vegas Speedway. (Echo Press photo by Amy Chaffins)

Neumann racing into his golden years

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There's just no slowin' down 76-year-old Roger Neumann.

"I've had a lot of heart trouble - 18 years of it - but I don't let that slow me down. If you don't think about it, you don't know it," he laughed.


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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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