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Roste transfers from the Gophers
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Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
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OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
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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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
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on the street
May 23, 2018
Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Karl, Crouse get feature wins
Local drivers Brady Gerdes, Dustin Karl and Jeff Crouse were among the feature winners during the Viking Speedway races on May 19. Gerdes, of Villard, took home the Modifieds feature as he continued his nice start to the summer season by holding off Travis Saurer of Elizabeth. Karl,...
May 23, 2018 - 11:58am
May 15, 2018
Viking Speedway: Gerdes, Waldorf, Blom part of feature winners
The Viking Speedway completed its second week of the season this past Saturday night as more than 80 cars raced at the track in Alexandria. Local drivers Brady Gerdes of Villard, Jesse Waldorf of Osakis and Mark Blom of Glenwood were a part of the drivers who took the checkered flag...
May 15, 2018 - 11:45am
May 9, 2018
Crouse among speedway winners on opening night
The Viking Speedway in Alexandria opened up its race season this past Saturday as six feature winners took the checkered flag in the opener. More than 90 drivers checked in among the six classes. Alexandria's Jeff Crouse won the feature race in Super Stocks as he held off Shane Sabraski...
May 9, 2018 - 12:44pm
October 13, 2017
Schmitz happy with speedway's season as racing wraps up
The Viking Speedway had a beautiful couple days of weather for its season-ending Fall Classic this past Friday and Saturday and drivers came...
October 13, 2017 - 9:04am
September 11, 2017
Extra race night approved at Viking Speedway
At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council Council approved an additional race date, a practice night for drivers, at the Viking Speedway. It will take place on Thursday, Oct. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m., the night before the speedway's big weekend event, the Karl Performance...
September 11, 2017 - 10:16pm
September 8, 2017
A life lived at the track
Robert Gierke of Westport was a third generation race car driver. His grandpa, Bob Ufkin, and his father, William Gierke, also raced and loved...
September 8, 2017 - 12:00am
September 5, 2017
Viking Speedway: Money up for grabs during Labor Day doubleheader
A large field of 118 race teams filled the pits for the second night of the Labor Day Doubleheader at Viking Speedway on a hazy Sunday evening, with three divisions having special events.
September 5, 2017 - 1:14pm
September 1, 2017
Locals a big part of Viking Speedway point champs
The races at the Viking Speedway this past Saturday were supposed to come with track titles on the line during the final regular-season race...
September 1, 2017 - 3:17pm
August 23, 2017
Viking Speedway: Tim, Zach Johnson part of feature winners
The Viking Speedway saw six more drivers enter victory lane during the Douglas County Fair this past Saturday as the local oval looks ahead to...
August 23, 2017 - 10:49am
August 14, 2017
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
For the third straight season, the Viking Speedway played host to a special event as it hosted the third annual Race for Fallen Lineman Modified...
August 14, 2017 - 3:35pm
July 30, 2017
Viking Speedway: Olson, Nelson represent Alex in victory lane
Shawn Olson visited victory lane for the third time this summer after taking the checkered flag in the Midwest Modifieds race Saturday night...
July 30, 2017 - 1:27am
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