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Christmas service held at historic Spruce Hill Church
Unique memorial honors vet: Flag disposal box set up in Lowry
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MNsure allows longer for people to enroll for health insurance
Sports scores from Saturday, Dec. 16
Basketball scores from Friday, Dec. 15
Boys basketball: Lakers run winning streak to five games
Blizzard hockey: Alexandria runs December winning streak to five games
Girls basketball: Second half propels Knights past Hancock
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Serving up 'real food'
Helping African firefighters
From the stand: Adjusting to late season
New northern pike regulations coming in 2018
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Lou B. Geris
Luella "Lou" Geris
Barbara Ellen Merreighn Lommen
Monica Mary Baltes
Kenneth "Fritz" Roy Dahlke
COMMENTARY: Children are waiting to be adopted
OUR TURN: Why is America getting less happy?
LETTER: Christmas spirit shines on through the night
LETTER: Selective TV remains a good value
LETTER: Community works together to help those in need
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Nonprofit dental clinic branching out: Caring Hands adding Pipestone, looking at other locations
Pelican Lake wind turbine canceled by power co-op
Seeking top young professionals
ATCC Foundation honors 2017 philanthropists
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February 22, 2017
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Construction will start this spring on the Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center after the Douglas County commissioners awarded the construction...
February 22, 2017 - 3:13pm
January 6, 2017
Bidding on Rune Stone Park Visitor Center upcoming
The bidding process for the $1 million Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center is set to start in the next couple of weeks. Bids should open Feb. 8 with construction set to begin this spring. Brad Bonk, Douglas County park superintendent, along with Adam Barnett from JLG Architects...
January 6, 2017 - 7:00am
November 9, 2016
Study of runes about 'seeking the truth'
Reading and interpreting runic letters can be a "bit of a chore" and it takes plenty of patience and time. After all, there are nearly 7,000...
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
October 28, 2016
Runestone is back in the limelight
When it comes to the Kensington Runestone, the debate over its authenticity seems to be chiseled in stone: It's either a fraud perpetrated by...
October 28, 2016 - 6:00am
October 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: Runestone mystery still beckons
The mystery surrounding the Kensington Runestone continues to pull people in — even after 118 years. Ever since the stone was found by...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
Rune Stone Park plans taking shape
The $1 million Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center could be open by this time next year. Brad Bonk, Douglas County park superintendent,...
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
COMMENTARY: The passing of a giant in Runestone research
By Dr. Jim Bergquist, Executive Director, The Runestone Museum, Alexandria, MN Since Alexandria is the home of the Kensington Runestone, I want...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2015
Painted in time
REA mural was painted by ‘world’s fastest artist’
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
Cracking the runic code
Scholar will visit Alexandria to present insight on runes
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
It’s part of Minnesota Fringe Festival, debuts Sunday
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
More limelight shines on Runestone
Runestone Park could be historic site; new documentary is being explored
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Runestone is fake, says new book
Museum welcomes new research
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
September 19, 2013
Runestone resurfaces in ‘La Merica’
Author presents different twist on the Kensington tale
September 19, 2013 - 2:53pm
August 24, 2012
Day at the Museum
Editor's note: The following is a first-person account of a visit to the Kensington Area Heritage Society Museum. Several years ago there was...
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Story of Runestone to be presented in Elbow Lake October 14
Is the Kensington Runestone genuine? Was the Runestone carved in Kensington? Those questions and more will be discussed during "The Story of Kensington Runestone" presentation. Charlie Olesen and the Kensington Runestone Park Foundation will present the event at the Thorson Memorial...
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am