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Law Enforcement Blotter: Thursday, April 27
'I can still see his face:' Man recalls Exercise Tiger, a tragic rehearsal for D-Day.
B-E pushing for August vote on school building
Gays, lesbians rally at Capitol; Alexandria event on May 4
Tanner's Team backing Moldens, other families facing serious illness
Snowmen look to round out roster for inaugural season
Local curling team records rare eight-ender
Sports schedule for Friday, April 28
Free pitch, hit and run competition in Alexandria Sunday
Sports schedule for Thursday, April 27
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
Alexandria's Beth Hill publishes first novel
Ring of Kerry brings Irish influence to Central Square
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Law enforcement course starts this fall
In the Know: Fueling the 'workforce engine'
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
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
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
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
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
August 17, 2012
Viking Speedway: Flaten wins Jerry Kluver Memorial
On a night where Modified legends Dave Storck and Scott Hillig were inducted into the Viking Speedway Hall of Fame, the Alexandria Refrigeration WISSOTA Super Stocks took center stage in a battle for the $1,000 payday as part of the Jerry Kluver Memorial. When the dust settled, Hancock...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Viking Speedway: Osakis' Johnson takes Super Stocks
Mellen, Wisconsin driver Todd Frank, led flag-to-flag in the Marthaler Chevrolet WISSOTA Late Model feature to claim his first career Viking Speedway win on Saturday night. Other drivers finding their way to victory lane during WISSOTA AMSOIL Dirt Track Series competition included:...
August 10, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Viking Speedway racing results
Two time WISSOTA Late Model national champion Zach Johnson capped off a great week when he picked up his fourth win of the week during the Marthaler Chevrolet Late Model portion of "Jam the Stands" night. Other drivers finding their way to victory lane in WISSOTA AMSOIL Dirt Track...
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am