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The early 1900s cash register is just one of the exhibits at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria that has a new audio feature, made possible through OnCell. (Jessica Sly/Echo Press)

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The Science Museum in St. Paul has it. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has it. And now, as of early August, the Runestone Museum in Alexandria has it.


An audio tour.

Using an online program called OnCell, the Runestone Museum offers exclusive audio descriptions of some of its exhibits, according to Jim Bergquist, Runestone Museum manager.

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Jessica Sly
Jessica Sly has been working as a content writer at the Echo Press since May 2012, contributing, proofreading and editing content for both the Echo and Osakis Review. A Wadena native, she graduated from Verndale High School in 2009 and worked that summer at the Wadena Pioneer Journal as an intern reporter. She attended Northwestern College in St. Paul (now the University of Northwestern - St. Paul), where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing and a minor in Bible. In her spare time, she enjoys playing the piano (and learning the violin), reading, writing novels, going to the movies, and exploring Alexandria.
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