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Council considers ban on vaping
County out to find source of Lake Ida problems
You asked: When will County Road 12 reopen?
Evansville man pleads not guilty to drug, property crimes
Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, October 19
Football: Panthers lose final regular season game
Alex swimming: Youth movement taking shape
Morken: Breaking down the area section football fields
Football: Lakers ready for playoffs after taking care of Benson
Football scores from Wednesday, Oct. 18
Alexandrian named to '50 over 50' list of exceptional Minnesotans
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Homeless advocates praise movie opening Friday in Alexandria
Jerome & Irene Hagen
Gene & Mary
Pheasant opener: Better than numbers might indicate
Region 9 hosts snowmobilers fall workshop
Jackson's first hunt success
Jennie Lake re-established as a waterfowl refuge
Morken: Trying to master scent control
Emeline C. Haag
Neva B. Andrews
Evangeline G. Ekdahl
LeRoy H. Ladwig
Dorothy Elizabeth Trousil
COMMENTARY: Mentally ill fall through the cracks
LETTER: Protesting is an American right
LETTER: Don't blame ER for mental illness care
LETTER: City plans for next five to 50 years
LETTER: Look inward and listen in discussing racism
Going far with 4-H horses
4-H dogs and young handlers take home awards
Putting your garden to bed
Palmer amaranth crops up in Todd County
Farmer deadlines approaching
New Bethany owners envision upgrades
Small change adds up for youth groups
On The Street
Three Bello Cucina locations for sale, including Alexandria
Professional women to honor employers, Woman of the Year
hires and promotions
on the street
September 8, 2017
A life lived at the track
Robert Gierke of Westport was a third generation race car driver. His grandpa, Bob Ufkin, and his father, William Gierke, also raced and loved...
September 8, 2017 - 12:00am
May 17, 2017
Olson takes main event after engine infraction
Week two of racing at Viking Speedway was under way on Saturday, and after a technical inspection and a disqualification, Shawn Olson of Alexandria beat the field in the WISSOTA Midwest Modified feature. Other drivers who visited Marthaler Chevrolet Victory Lane included: Cole Schill...
May 17, 2017 - 3:09pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
September 4, 2013
Here comes the Midnight Blue Express
The year was 1976. Thousands upon thousands flocked to Alexandria for the chilly December snowmobile race. Polaris had been dominating the professional...
September 4, 2013 - 10:48am
July 22, 2013
Corn growers hope to 'jam the stands' at Viking Speedway Saturday
"Jam the Stands," a racing event at Viking Speedway in Alexandria, aims to combine some of the best in Minnesota racing with education on cleaner burning made in Minnesota. The races begin at 5:30 p.m.
July 22, 2013 - 3:12pm
July 4, 2013
Runestone Go-Kart racing
RUNESTONE GO KART RACING JUNE 28, 2013 Rookie Heat 1: 1. Nick Lupkes; 2. Ty Fuoss; 3. Matthew Golden; 4. Jack Koranda; 5. Alexander Fosberg Heat 2: 1. Golden; 2. Koranda; 3. Fuoss; 4. Lupkes; 5. Fosberg; Feature: 1. Koranda; 2. Lupkes; 3. Fuoss; 4. Golden Sportsman Flat Heat...
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
Hoium wins Modified feature at Viking Speedway
Villard Modified pilot Brett Hoium held off late race charges by Jeff Wildung, Cody Skytland and Jason Thoennes to claim his first career Modified...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am
June 7, 2013
Viking Speedway: Two-time national champ holds off field for Mod win
Two-time WISSOTA Modified national champion Blake Jegtvig held off a hard-charging Cody Skytland and picked up the $750 payday on Beck's Mod Night at the high flying Viking Speedway half-mile. Other drivers who found their way to victory lane included Travis Saurer in the WISSOTA...
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Viking Speedway: Johnson, Doar claim Late Model wins
Zach Johnson held off Saturday's NLRA Late Model feature winner Pat Doar, to claim his first WISSOTA Late Model feature win of 2013. In other action, Travis Saurer claimed both the WISSOTA Modified and WISSOTA Midwest Modified feature, Jeff Crouse posted his first 2013 WISSOTA Super...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
A double win at scene of Indy 500
Alexandria was a double winner in a special racing event that took place last Saturday on the eve of the Indy 500. First, a local company, Alexandria...
May 31, 2013 - 12:00am
May 22, 2013
Putting physical skills to the test
Students in District 206 elementary grades 4-6 recently put their physical skills to the test during the district's Track and Field Days May...
May 22, 2013 - 12:00am
May 17, 2013
Still time to enter Holy Mole Ole 5K, 10K in Alexandria
Lakes Area Recreation will again hold the Holy Moly Ole series of races, with all proceeds going directly to youth programs and scholarships. Races will be held on Saturdays, May 18, June 8, July 20 and August 10 and will feature a 5K run, 10K run and family 5K walk. The final event...
May 17, 2013 - 12:54pm
September 7, 2012
Viking Speedway race results
NIGHT ONE LATE MODELS Feature: Zach Johnson, Mike Balcaen, Brad Seng, Dustin Strand, Ricky Weiss, Shaun Peterson, Don Shaw, Shawn Kirwin, Caley Emerson, Seth Brede, Bill Mooney, Rick Schroeder, Shane Edginton, Troy Schill, Steve Anderson, Jason Grabow, Todd Frank, Clarence Washburn,...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
Viking Speedway: Wildung, Saurer are doubles winners
After being rained out on Memorial Day, the NLRA Late Model tour made its first stop at the Viking Speedway during the track's annual Labor Day doubleheader. Zach Johnson grabbed the feature win on Saturday night, besting the field in the 25-lap main event for his fifth victory of...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 24, 2012
Racing: Thoennes picks up second straight win at Viking Speedway
Garfield driver Jason Thoennes used a late race pass for the second week in a row to claim his second straight Morris Auto Plaza WISSOTA Modified feature win during the Douglas County Fair at the Viking Speedway. Other drivers who found their way into the 99.7 HOTROD Radio and Pepsi...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am