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Franson's abortion bill brings out emotional testimony
Write-in votes determine township spot
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Homecoming: Swedberg takes over the Alex boys golf program he grew up in
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Three Chargers named All-LEC in girls basketball
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Carvers coming to the RCC
Bald eagles migrating back to Minnesota
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On The Street
July 20, 2012
Viking Speedway: Race for the titles continues
Zach Johnson of Kensington raced past Mike Balcaen and Jeremy Keller for a WISSOTA Late Model feature win Saturday at the Viking Speedway, while William Lund of Brandon captured the WISSOTA Midwest Modified feature race crown. Jason Thoennes of Garfield took home the Modified feature...
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
July 13, 2012
Racing: Saurer grabs Mod Nationals
Elizabeth, MN driver Travis Saurer jumped to the lead early on in the 60-lap finale at the eighth annual Minnesota Mod Nationals and held on...
July 13, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Racing: Kirwin cracks the winner's circle at Viking Speedway
Morris driver Shawn Kirwin raced to his first Marthaler Chevrolet-sponsored WISSOTA Late Model feature win of the season on a hot and steamy Saturday night of AMSOIL Dirt Track Series competition at Viking Speedway. Other drivers finding their way to victory lane included Dennis...
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Racing: Saurer comes from behind to win
On a night when all five WISSOTA classes were in action at Viking Speedway, Elizabeth driver Travis Saurer stole the show as he piloted his 21X...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 22, 2012
Vogel takes Florian Sprinzel Memorial
The Extreme Auto sponsored WISSOTA Street Stocks took center stage on Saturday night, as they did battle in Viking Speedway's annual Florian Sprinzel Memorial race. When the dust settled, Brooten driver Justin Vogel reigned supreme as he picked up a nice $500 payday along with the...
June 22, 2012 - 12:00am
June 15, 2012
Viking Speedway race results
SATURDAY, JUNE 9 STREET STOCK FEATURE - 1. Tiffany Maus-Krippner, 8, Kimball, 2. Chris Winter, 31, Hoffman, 3. Justin Vogel, 10, Brooten, 4. Mark Blom, 6X, Glenwood, 5. Brett Miller, 33M, Alexandria, 6. Andrew Bangsund, 70, Alexandria, 7. Ryan Satter, 67, NA, 8. Vernon Stewart,...
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2012
Viking Speedway: Thoennes wins Modifieds
Jason Thoennes of Garfield grabbed the feature win in the WISSOTA Modifieds division during Viking Speedway racing action Saturday night. Thoennes captured the $800 payday, while Travis Saurer of Elizabeth was the winner in the WISSOTA Midwest Modifieds, Adam Burrows of West Fargo,...
June 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Viking Speedway: Crouse wins Super Stock
Jeff Crouse, the 2011 Viking Speedway WISSOTA Super Stock track champion, picked up right where he left off last season and captured his first...
May 25, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
The Winner's Circle: Viking Speedway racing
Jeff Crouse, the 2011 Viking Speedway WISSOTA Super Stock track champion, picked up right where he left off last season and captured his first Alexandria Refrigeration-sponsored WISSOTA Super Stock win of the season. Meanwhile, Justin Tammen used a late race pass to grab his first...
May 23, 2012 - 12:00am
May 16, 2012
Viking Speedway: Travis Saurer is double winner
Travis Saurer of Elizabeth grabbed a pair of feature wins Saturday night as the Viking Speedway got its 2012 season underway. Saurer won the Midwest Modified and the Modified titles, while Andrew Bangsund of Alexandria won the Street Stock division. Cory Tammen of Fargo, North Dakota...
May 16, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Neumann racing into his golden years
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 do...
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Racing at Viking Speedway cancelled this weekend
The Central Minnesota Icebreaker races at the Viking Speedway scheduled for this weekend have been cancelled due to the weather.
April 27, 2012 - 10:18am
December 9, 2011
Racing: Viking Speedway racers honored
The Viking Speedway held its annual awards banquet Saturday, November 26 at Broadway Ballroom in Alexandria, honoring the 2011 season champions in five WISSOTA divisions. Information on the top five drivers in each division can be found under the photographs. Rookies of the Year...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
Racing: Viking Speedway top 10
LATE MODEL 1. Shaun Peterson, Alexandria, 32 2. Rick Nelson, Alexandria, 12N 3. Joey Ogston, Duluth, 01 4. Jeff Wildung, Nassau, 50 5. Ricky Weiss, Headingley, Manitoba, 7W 6. Zach Johnson, Kensington, 73 7. Brad Parson, Morris, 44P 8. Scott Lehn, Albany, 7L 9. Shawn Kirwin,...
December 9, 2011 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
Racing: Cam Schafer is IMCA Sprints Rookie of the Year National champ
Glenwood's Cam Schafer won the IMCA Sprints 2011 Rookie of the Year national title after earning four feature wins and 15 top-five feature finishes...
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am