Here Lies Knute Nelson
This Memorial Day, people passing through the Kinkead Cemetery in Alexandria will notice a new tribute to a man well-known in the area and beyond.
It all began in 2009 when Rachel Barduson, director of the Douglas County Historical Society (DCHS) in Alexandria, received a letter from Bud Kolstad, local retired businessman, encouraging the DCHS to enhance the grave of Minnesota's 12th governor, Knute Nelson.
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