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Bulldozers and heavy equipment moved and packed down the dirt on the new entrance road to the Kensington Runestone Park on Friday afternoon.(Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)

Kensington Runestone Park entrance migrates south

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A 20-day work plan began on May 24 to move the Kensington Runestone Park entrance. An entirely new road has been cut through the wooded land. Factoring in rainy weather in early June, the project is expected to be wrapped up by the end of the month.


"It will be like walking back into 1898."

Al Lieffort, Douglas County Parks Superintendent

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Crystal Dey

Crystal Dey is a staff reporter for the Echo Press. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey worked for newspapers in North Dakota, Florida and Connecticut before returning to her home state to join the Echo Press in October 2011. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Staff Reporter Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.

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