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Motorcycle crash victim says gear saved his life
Wild about wine
Teen keeps cool in face of medical emergencies
A prop for Big Ole
Photo of the Week: Rainbow
Girls soccer: Tie tests Alex to begin season
Sports schedule for Friday, August 26
A chance for another title for Carlos Whitecaps
Hobie's new toy: Released in April, the Eclipse paddleboard draws intrigue
Boys soccer: Cards' attack jumps on East Grand Forks in opener
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Tickets on sale for Alexandria Education Foundation events
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Stringer full of walleyes
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
A big bass for Beau
Carol J. Hansen
William 'Bill' Bretz
Clara "Clair" A. Gustafson
Bernard "Bernie" V. Dulski
Arland E. Hirman
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
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
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
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