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July 28, 2012
No Bull: Bash draws crowd, courageous riders and racers
BENSON -- Dave Berens had never ridden a bull before but that didn't discourage the Benson native, shown in the photo, from taking a spin on...
July 28, 2012 - 7:55pm
July 18, 2012
Willmar Notebook: For Red, it was Ahl or nothin'
Red Ahl got out of the Army in 1956 and moved from Bird Island to Willmar. He started racing stock cars at the half-mile track at the fairgrounds...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
Sailing on Green Lake
The Hobie Cats are back and the race is on Green Lake in Spicer. The wayward wind sagged and turned to a whisper on Saturday afternoon as some...
July 14, 2012 - 5:19pm
June 11, 2012
Horse Racing: Union Rags nips Paynter to win Belmont Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Union Rags picked up right where I'll Have Another left off, coming from behind to catch a Bob Baffert-trained horse at the...
June 11, 2012 - 12:00am
May 30, 2012
Motorsports: Military Night on Thursday at KRA Speedway
The KRA Speedway on the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in the northern part of Willmar will be having a Military Night on Thursday. It's a thank...
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
May 12, 2012
Motorsports: This week's KRA results
Tribune Staff Report KRA Speedway Thursday at Willmar (Wissota) HOBBY STOCK -- Feature (top 10): (1) Chris Isdahl (2) Nick Simar (3) Taylor Willms (4) Forest Foster (5) Adam Sthompson (6) Mike Flickinger (7) Jed Muller (8) Matt Fester (9) Kegan Ahlquist (10) Charlie Lenzmeier ...
May 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Auto Racing: KRA Speedway Test and Tune Thursday
The KRA Speedway at the fairgrounds in Willmar will hold its annual test & tune starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. Stock car drivers are $20, pit passes $10 while grandstand admission is free free for this event. The season opener is scheduled for May 3.
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 6, 2012
In the photo, Rick Martens of Slayton guns his Champ Ice Oval sled down the 1,000-foot stripe on a timed run during the first of three Sno-Skippers-sponsored...
February 6, 2012 - 12:00am
November 21, 2011
Stewart wins season finale to collect 3rd NASCAR title
By Jenna Fryer AP Auto Racing Writer HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Tony Stewart insisted he wasn't a title contender when NASCAR's championship race began. When...
November 21, 2011 - 12:00am
October 17, 2011
Indy drivers know worst can happen instantly
By John Marshall AP Sports Writer LAS VEGAS -- Race car drivers always know the worst can happen whenever they get behind the wheel. On...
October 17, 2011 - 12:10am
September 26, 2011
Thoennes, Gordon win Mod features at KRA during Fall Festival
By Rand Middleton email@example.com WILLMAR -- Just over 100 cars competed each night at the Kandiyohi Racing Association Fall Festival. Modified...
September 26, 2011 - 12:35am
September 24, 2011
Fall Fesitval at KRA
In the photograph, Shane Kisling, 26, a former middle linebacker at Rice Lake (Wis.) High school, had another kind of contact sport on his mind...
September 24, 2011 - 1:46am
September 23, 2011
KRA Fall Festival today and Saturday
Drivers from around the Upper Midwest will compete for Wissota points today and Saturday during the KRA Speedway Fall Festival at the county fairgrounds in Willmar. Upwards of 130 cars have raced on a single night. Racing starts at 6 p.m. today and 5:30 on Saturday.
September 23, 2011 - 12:33am
September 6, 2011
KRA Speedway 2011 champs determined
WILLMAR -- Thursday's races at the KRA Speedway were the final night for track points. This week's final night of Thursday racing will be for...
September 6, 2011 - 12:00am
August 4, 2011
KRA Speedway races Thursday, opens fair grandstand Aug. 10
The KRA Speedway at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds races Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and then will open the county fair grandstand entertainment on Wednesday evening, Aug. 10 with the Street Stock Special.
August 4, 2011 - 12:03am