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Burglary, chase suspect sentenced
Soul of a surfer
Highway 114 near Garfield to close
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, July 25
Junior Legion state baseball: Alexandria takes lessons from 0-2 trip
Local teams ready to compete for Region 16C title
Resorters veteran wins MGA Amateur Championship
Bison Bound: Brock Anderson commits to NDSU
Loose Change to deliver free concert
Alexandria chaplain serves those in military service
VFW Auxiliary to host salad luncheon
Engaged - Friedrichs and Werk
Engaged - Batcher and Janssen
Engaged - Berglin and Kolden
Engaged - Gearman and Whiting
Wedding - Karthikeyan and Freborg
Big smallmouth caught on Miltona
Equipment switch does the trick
A sunny day on Cowdry
Should have got a bigger net: Eight-year old lands 50-incher on Miltona
Mike Frisch: Froggin' for big bass
Alvin E. Sibell
David "Dave" A. Dittberner
Charles S. "Chuck" Harris
Commentary: Memories of a heroes' welcome home
In The Know: Preparing for emergencies
Commentary Sandcastles and trespassing on Lake Ida
It's Our Turn: Dare to do a random act of kindness
Letter: Welcome sign needs attention
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Cattlemen invite public to July 11 get-together
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
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
Author Faith Sullivan to sign books in Alexandria
Knute Nelson partners with Centrex Rehab, adds memory care unit
hires and promotions
On The Street
July 24, 2017
Viking Speedway: Zach Johnson moves from ninth to first in Modified feature
Zach Johnson charged from ninth on the grid to claim the WISSOTA Modified feature win on a warm evening at the Viking Speedway this past Saturday....
July 24, 2017 - 2:42pm
July 19, 2017
Viking Speedway: Meyers take three out of top four in late models
Shawn Meyer, one third of the Meyer's racing team from Wahpeton, ND, held off his uncle Greg in route to his first Viking Speedway win on Saturday night. Meyer's WISSOTA Late Model win was part of the Polydome Dirt Track Series action. Other drivers who found their way into Marthaler...
July 19, 2017 - 1:03pm
July 11, 2017
Viking Speedway: Johnson wins three at the local oval
Tim Johnson is no stranger to victory lane at Viking Speedway, and he pulled off a "hat trick" on Saturday night as he won the WISSOTA Modified,...
July 11, 2017 - 11:44am
July 2, 2017
Viking Speedway: Kaanta brings $2,000 win back to Wisconsin
John Kaanta had a decision to make early Saturday afternoon. The veteran driver lives in Elk Mound, Wisconsin. That’s about a four hour drive...
July 2, 2017 - 12:50am
June 27, 2017
Vikings Speedway: Winners crowned on cool night
A field of 92 cars checked in to do battle at the Viking Speedway on a cool, cloudy, windy evening this past Saturday. Don Shaw used a late-race pass on leader Casey Meyer enroute to the win in the WISSOTA Late models. Other drivers who visited Marthaler Chevrolet Victory Lane included...
June 27, 2017 - 4:19pm
June 5, 2017
Viking Speedway: Tim Johnson adds two more wins to his resume
Brainerd's Tim Johnson is no stranger to Marthaler Chevrolet Victory Lane and on Saturday Johnson added two more wins to his season total, as...
June 5, 2017 - 2:35pm
May 30, 2017
Kaanta wins Sunday's big payday at Viking Speedway
The final night of a big weekend at the Viking Speedway was capped off on Sunday by Elk Mound, Wisconsin driver John Kaanta winning the $3,000 check for taking the WISSOTA Late Models feature. Brainerd's Tim Johnson won the $1,500 Modified feature. It was part of three wins on the...
May 30, 2017 - 11:33am
May 28, 2017
Viking Speedway: Shaw wins nice payday, Miltona's Hellerman takes her first feature
Don Shaw has been racing at the Viking Speedway for almost 20 years and racked up plenty of wins during that time. Exactly how many, he wasn’t...
May 28, 2017 - 10:36am
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
September 2, 2016
Johnson takes high road after curfew cuts his run short
No one wanted the main show at the Viking Speedway to end the way it did on Saturday night. Not fans, not speedway officials and certainly not...
September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
August 28, 2016
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Six features wrapped up the regular season point titles at the Viking Speedway on Saturday night, but the headliner got cut short by curfew....
August 28, 2016 - 10:00am
August 12, 2016
A Hall of Fame voice
Ron Krog was a stock car driver himself back in the day, but behind the wheel isn't where he's made his name around the Midwest. It's behind...
August 12, 2016 - 9:39am
Increasing steps for safety
The Viking Speedway stands were packed on Saturday, July 30. It was the night of Jam the Stands, during which the track offers free admission to the races. The races that night began as scheduled and continued without issues until one of the last events. During the modified race,...
August 12, 2016 - 12:00am
July 23, 2016
Races rained out again as Viking Speedway, FYE Motorsports announce move of the Fall Classic
Rain has been a thorn in the side for race fans at the Viking Speedway many times this summer as the races for tonight, July 23, have been called...
July 23, 2016 - 3:04pm
July 17, 2016
Rain ruins the races at the Viking Speedway
The Viking Speedway races this weekend were forced to cancel after rains came through at about the time that action was scheduled to get going at 6:45 on Saturday night. This weekend’s races were set to bring back the Upper Midwest Sprintcar Series (UMSS) as part of many of the...
July 17, 2016 - 8:08am