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Hinkemeyer, Carlson enter Viking Speedway HOF

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

One could label Jeff Hinkemeyer of St. Cloud the dominator and Tom Carlson of Alexandria the investigator, as both have been longtime members of the Viking Speedway. Continue Reading

Lehman makes history

November 6, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Former Alexandria grad is first to win back to back titles on the Champions Tour Continue Reading

West Fargo diner abuzz after actor Tom Hanks and family drops in for breakfast

August 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WEST FARGO The breakfast and lunch rush is done for the week at TNT’s Diner in West Fargo, but owners Tim and Tammy Hagensen are still buzzing from a special guest on Friday morning. Continue Reading

‘Character’ Rep. Rukavina retiring from Minn. Legislature

May 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature’s most colorful member is retiring, in part because of a new and politically divisive mood pervading the Capitol. Continue Reading

Pump up the ethanol: ND blended fuel sales up 97 percent

March 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

More people in North Dakota are filling their cars with ethanol-blended fuel, officials said Friday, which has increased sales by 97 percent.
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Lehman is Champions Tour player of the year

December 22, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The former Alexandrian is the only player to win that award on all three golf tours Continue Reading

Dem-commissioned poll: Heitkamp leads Berg by 5 points in U.S. Senate race

November 22, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The poll, which was commissioned by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, shows Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, the former N.D. attorney general, leading U.S. Rep. Rick Berg, R-N.D., 47 percent to 42 percent. There is a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percent. Continue Reading

U.S. Senate opponents criticize Berg’s taxpayer-funded ‘campaign-style’ mailers

November 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Republican Rep. Rick Berg’s shared opponents in the 2012 U.S. Senate race are accusing the freshman representative of wasting taxpayer dollars on “slick campaign-style” mailers to North Dakota residents. Continue Reading

Lehman is season points champion

November 8, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Alexandria native edged out Mark Calcavecchia by 74 points in the final tournament of the season to win the title. Continue Reading

Fighting the good fight on the land

October 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

New DNR chief Tom Landwehr returns to his roots for pheasant opener as he continues his life-long role as steward of state lands Continue Reading