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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
Wanda Jean Tramm
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
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 8, 2012
Viking Speedway: Thoennes captures big payday at Viking
Jason Thoennes of Garfield grabbed the feature win in the WISSOTA Modifieds division during Viking Speedway racing action Saturday night. Thoennes...
June 8, 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 18, 2012
Viking Speedway: Saurer wins pair of features at Viking Speedway opener
Travis Saurer of Elizabeth was a double winner at the Viking Speedway Saturday night, winning both the Midwest Modified and Modified Division feature races. Andrew Bangsund of Alexandria picked up the feature win in the Street Stock Division, while Zach Johnson of Kensington won...
May 18, 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
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
April 25, 2012
Viking Speedway: Central Minnesota Icebreaker set for this weekend
After a very mild winter, the 2012 racing season is ready to swing into action at Viking Speedway in Alexandria. In 2012, the "high flyin' half mile," located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, will host several special events, along with their weekly Saturday night race program. The...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
April 19, 2012
Central Minnesota Icebreaker at Viking Speedway postponed
The highly anticipated Central Minnesota Icebreaker, presented by Shaw Trucking Inc., scheduled for this weekend at the Viking Speedway in Alexandria has been postponed one week due to heavy rains and snow this past weekend, more rain last night and even more in the forecast leading...
April 19, 2012 - 9:24am
December 9, 2011
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
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
October 14, 2011
Viking Speedway: Fall Classic brings in 238 race teams
For the past eight years in early October, drivers and fans from all over the upper Midwest have converged on Viking Speedway for the annual Viking Fall Classic. This past weekend marked the 9th annual Fall Classic presented by Shaw Trucking and FYE Motorsports. Heat race action...
October 14, 2011 - 12:00am
Viking Speedway: Fall Classic results
OCTOBER 7-8 MOD 4 FEATURE - 1. Rob VanMil (4D), Hawley, 2. Tom Silver (XR), Glenwood, 3. Dustin Zieske (19), Willmar, 4. Corry VanMil (40), Lake Park, 5. Tyler Larson (7L), Pennock, 6. Josh Abrahamson (16), Moorhead, 7. Justin Smith (66), Montevideo, 8. Landon Atkinson (18A), Little...
October 14, 2011 - 12:00am