IT'S SIMPLY GRAND! Halloween fun in Greater Grand Forks
Today's blog is brought to you from local blogger and business person Michaela Schell.
The Halloween fun in Greater Grand Forks doesn't just happen on October 31st. Events are happening all week long... Posted on 10/16/13 at 3:50 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN New book tells the story of Polaris racing team heydays
A new book about the glory days of snowmobile racing is scheduled to make its debut Aug. 3 with a book signing and vintage snowmobile show in Roseau, Minn., birthplace of Polaris.
Titled Starfire Kid... Posted on 7/25/13 at 4:15 PM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! A look at the Tour de France
The worlds most famous cycling race began in 1903 as an effort to boost circulation for a sports newspaper.The race started by publisher Henri Desgrange became an instant success despite its grueling ... Posted on 6/27/13 at 9:01 AM
THE RACING LIFE Vintage Racing Videos
We love to watch vintage race footage! ("Vintage": Any race that's been recorded on VHS tape or previous formats.) This video is from the Jeff Hapala home video collection. It features racing from the... Posted on 4/15/13 at 1:10 PM
OH LOOK, A SHINY THING! Drag Racing in Jamestown
This is what it looks like to be part of a drag race.
Today, I got to experience a little bit of the adrenaline rush and speed of a real drag race when Bob Baumann of Jamestown took me for a ride-a... Posted on 7/29/12 at 4:04 PM
The new leadership team for northern Minnesota's John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon expressed optimism Tuesday about restoring the struggling race to its former glory, when the nearly 400-mile haul along the north shore of Lake Superior rivaled Alaska's famed Iditarod for prestige and prize money.
As Stacy Kusler watched runners from the Grand Forks Wild Hog Half Marathon begin to cross the finish line, she said this was her favorite part. Kusler was one of hundreds who volunteered at the race Saturday morning, all of whom bundled up to combat the cold, rainy weather to prepare food, maintain aid stations, greet runners and hand out medals.
Pat Doar doesn’t race regularly at River Cities Speedway. But the New Richmond, Wis., driver may want to reconsider his race schedule. Doar won the opening feature of the seventh annual John Seitz Memorial Late Model Invitational at the quarter-mile track Thursday night, edging RCS regular Brad Seng by 0.134 seconds in the 25-lap main event that wasn’t decided until the final corner.
If there is a time for a late model driver to go on a hot streak, this is the time to do it. Wisconsin driver Brady Smith is well aware of that and the money that’s up for grabs in region as the race season begins to wind down.
River Cities Speedway nearly went 4-for-4 on Friday night. But Casey Mack didn’t let it happen. Mack, who started ninth, made a late charge to the front and won the RCS 25-lap sprint feature, breaking a string of three first-time winners at the quarter-mile bullring.
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