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Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
UPDATE: Police seek man, teens, seen with missing Alexandria girl
Law Enforcement Blotter: Monday, August 14
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Alexandria Horseshoe League singles tournament results
Hole-in-one at Nordic
Storhaug wins Graniteman Triathlon Series
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Patrick A."Pat" White
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
Why rush a wedding?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
hires and promotions
on the street
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
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