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Will Alexandria host Governor's Fishing Opener?
Man dies in Otter Tail crash as wintry weather returns
Helicopter crash victim now in dispute with employer
Meeting to explore effects of Agent Orange on veterans
Speaker promotes the power of positivity
Adapted Bowling: Alex PI team takes two-pin win
Boys Golf: Alexandria endures weather, wins fourth straight meet
Track and Field: Ludwig first in both throwing events
Softball: Sixth inning sinks Cards at Apollo
Softball: Lakers win fifth straight in sweep of Braves
Lakes Area Radio Theatre hosts two classic shows
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
Evansville Art Center presents 22nd annual Poetry Night
Educational event helps families manage autism in their home
Gala to feature student-made items in silent auction
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Engaged - Harstad and Engebretson
Wedding - Von Bank and Hoelscher
Wedding - Skudlarek and Oestreich
Births - March 31, 2017
Mike Frisch: Catch bigger fish
Morken: No better time than now for turkey hunting in Minnesota
Worth the drive: Wyoming produces on opening morning
Mike Frisch: Which jig is the right jig for walleyes?
A walk in the woods is always worth it
Jarrin "Jerry" Stark
Robert Joseph Schlosser
Letter: Peterson's office: Big hat, no cattle
Echo Press editorial: Shed more light on unclaimed property
It's Our Turn: Is it just a game?
Letter: Sanctuary cities are lunacy
COMMENTARY: Don't shortchange students
Robin Trott: Five steps to conserving water in your garden
Steve Frericks: Ask for help in tough times
Extension to offer low-tunnel strawberry workshop
Minnesota Farmers Union to host rural issues discussion
Agriculture going strong in Douglas County
Chamber introduces new networking event
ATCC Foundation holds scholarship recognition event
Carlos Creek Winery honored at Progress Minnesota event
Tech company sprouts from the ground up
A restaurant revival
hires and promotions
On The Street
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