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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
For the record
Fire destroys garage, damages vehicles near Nelson
AgweekTV: Food Blogger Makes It Big
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
Girls basketball: Chargers back above .500 after beating Henning
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Lou B. Geris
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
LETTER: An onslaught against Christian values
LETTER: Fascism came from the far right, not left
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
hires and promotions
on the street
July 27, 2016
End is near for Big Ole repairs
Big Ole, in all his 28-foot-tall fiberglass stature, is getting closer and closer to being completely repaired. Some unforeseen circumstances...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Hoax or history?
By John Lamb Forum News Service Mike Scholtz is thrilled that his feature-length documentary, "Lost Conquest," headlines the opening day of...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
Chiseled in stone, painted on canvas
The Viking story expands at Runestone Museum
March 25, 2015 - 8:07am
August 23, 2013
Bitzan wins on fair night at Viking Speedway
Dennis Bitzan held off a late race charge by Cody Skytland in order to claim the WISSOTA Modified feature win during the Douglas County Fair night at Viking Speedway. Other drivers who found their way to Alexandria Motors victory lane included Eric Breeschoten in the WISSOTA Late...
August 23, 2013 - 12:00am
August 16, 2013
Wildung wins Late Model feature
Current WISSOTA Late Model track point leader, Jeff Wildung, used a late race pass of Rick Nelson in order to claim the WISSOTA Late Model feature win on a beautiful Saturday evening at Viking Speedway. Other drivers who found their way into Alexandria Motors Victory Lane included...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
Hinkemeyer, Carlson enter Viking Speedway HOF
One could label Jeff Hinkemeyer of St. Cloud the dominator and Tom Carlson of Alexandria the investigator, as both have been longtime members...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Viking Speedway: Crouse wins Super Stock feature
Alexandria driver Jeff Crouse wrapped up a feature win to take home 35 points in the Super Stock Feature at the Viking Speedway during racing action this past Saturday night. Crouse edged out Cory Tammen of Fargo in that feature. Rocky Yeats of Hoffman finished third, while Alexandria's...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 2, 2013
Viking Speedway: Shaw take first modified win of the season
Don Shaw dominated a strong field of 20 WISSOTA Modifieds to claim his first Viking Speedway Modified win of the season this past Saturday night.
August 2, 2013 - 12:00am
July 26, 2013
Bangsund takes home Modified title
Alexandria's Andrew Bangsund drove his Armstrong Skull Cleaning WISSOTA Midwest Modified all the way to the Alexandria Motor's Victory Lane on...
July 26, 2013 - 12:00am
July 19, 2013
Viking Speedway: Thoennes brothers battle in Modified feature
Jason Thoennes held off his brother, Josh Thoennes, to claim the win in an exciting WISSOTA Modified feature on an overcast and humid evening...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Viking Speedway: Grimes with big payday at Mod Nationals
Jamestown, ND driver Jason Grimes recorded the biggest win of his career Sunday night and became the ninth driver to win the Minnesota Modified...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
July 4, 2013
Viking Speedway: Schroeder grabs first win of the season
Dave Schroeder held off numerous challenges from Austin Arneson and Jason Thoennes to claim his first Viking Speedway Modfied win of the season this past weekend. The win comes less than a month after Schroeder destroyed his car in a violent roll over at the speedway. Other drivers...
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 21, 2013
Racing: Tammen wins Florian Sprinzel Memorial
Justin Tammen led flag-to-flag and won the Florian Sprinzel Memorial Street Stock Special on a warm and windy evening at the Viking Speedway last Saturday night. Other drivers who found their way to victory lane at the speedway included Craig Gardner in the Viking Pure Stocks, Travis...
June 21, 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