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Fall quarter will soon end for the 115 students currently enrolled at the Runestone Regional Learning Center (RRLC) in Alexandria. RRLC will hold an open house and parent-teacher conferences on Monday, November 5 from 4 to 6 pm. The public is invited to stop in, tour the facility, meet the director and teachers, and ask questions.
Wednesday, October, 31, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Life
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.
Wednesday, June, 12, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
A foot of snow dumped sporadically throughout the winter, high winds and time alone can damage the components that deliver the convenience of electricity, hot water and heat to homes. That damage comes at a cost; a cost that will be better afforded thanks to a $22 million loan approved in February for Runestone Electric Association.
Wednesday, March, 06, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Award letters for two Park Legacy grant applications applied for in 2012 were received on Wednesday. Park Superintendent Al Lieffort said the county was awarded a grant for acquisition of land at Kensington Runestone Park.
Friday, December, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Wednesday, October, 17, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
In today's world, many people don't think a thing of flicking a switch and having the room instantly lit up. But imagine what it was like for those who experienced electricity in their homes for the very first time.
Friday, September, 28, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Entertainment
The motivation for a 1,000 mile journey across an unknown continent was for spice: cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and black pepper, to name a few. Just why the runestone ended up in Kensington is another story. Remember, 60 percent of all runestones were moved from their original location. The KRS was no different.
Friday, November, 02, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Go-kart drivers keep the action hopping at the local oval.
Friday, June, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
Douglas County commissioners remembered September 11 at their meeting Tuesday before discussing a pause on one project at a memorial park in Alexandria and a new walkway at another park in Kensington. The levy, construction on Geneva Road and an IT director search are also in motion.
Wednesday, September, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
Go-kart action continues Friday
Friday, July, 20, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
Friday, June, 14, 2013 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
Runestone Referrals Alexandria chapter of Business Networking International (BNI) announces their new and renewing members for March and April.
Friday, August, 17, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
Runestone Electric Association (REA) broke ground on Monday, August 27 to mark the start of construction on its new headquarters facility located at the existing Operations Center, south of Alexandria on Highway 29.
Friday, September, 21, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
Gunn Sinclair, author of Templar Eclipse at Runestone Hill, will be at Book World in the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria for a book signing on Saturday, September 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, September, 13, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Business
Wednesday, September, 12, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
The local Runestone Amateur Radio Club will be operating from Battle Point Park on the east side of Lake Osakis this weekend, June 23-24.
Friday, June, 22, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News
To this day, people who learn I worked in Alexandria for years will ask me what I think of “that Viking stone up there.” They mean, of course, the Kensington Runestone.
Friday, July, 06, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Wednesday, September, 05, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Sports
I enjoyed last Friday’s Variety piece, Day at the Museum, written by Jim Belgum. His first-person account of his visit to the Kensington Area Heritage Society Museum caught me by surprise, especially the sentence following a description of the Runestone and Olaf Ohman.
Wednesday, September, 05, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - Opinion
Douglas County commissioners approved plans to convert an area of Lake Mary Township into a tax increment finance (TIF) district. The Runestone Electric Association will be expanding and moving.
Wednesday, June, 27, 2012 - Alexandria Echo Press - News