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Kensington Runestone

This artist rendering depicts what the exterior of the Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center will look like. (Courtesy of JLG Architects)
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
February 22, 2017 - 3:13pm
January 6, 2017
Bidding on Rune Stone Park Visitor Center upcoming
January 6, 2017 - 7:00am
November 9, 2016
Professor Henrik Williams tries on his new Minnesota Vikings jersey presented to him by Brett Taber (standing foreground), who works for the Minnesota Vikings. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Study of runes about 'seeking the truth'
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
October 28, 2016
Henrik Williams, a runologist and professor at Uppsala University in Sweden, will talk about the Kensington Runestone during presentations in the Twin Cities next week. (Contributed)
Runestone is back in the limelight
October 28, 2016 - 6:00am
October 5, 2016
The Runestone Museum was featured on the Travel Channel's Mystery at the Museum on Friday, Sept. 30. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
EDITORIAL: Runestone mystery still beckons
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 23, 2016
This artist rendering depicts what the exterior of the Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center will look like. (Courtesy of JLG Architects)
Rune Stone Park plans taking shape
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
Dr. Richard Nielsen is shown with the Runestone he loved to study.  (Photo courtesy of Eye Wonder Media)
COMMENTARY: The passing of a giant in Runestone research
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2015
The mural at the Runestone Electric Association in Alexandria depicts the carving and discovery of the runestone. Edward “Mike” Wick took this photo of the painting at REA and Photoshopped out a cubicle wall and outlets in order to show the painting in its entirety. (Contributed)
Painted in time
July 15, 2015 - 12:00am
Professor Henrik Williams will be in Alexandria to present, “What Were the Vikings Thinking? Cracking the Runic Code.” Above, Williams is standing by the great Viking Age Memorial Stone (U 961) from Vaksala Church in Uppsala, Sweden.  It is dated from around 1070-1100 AD, which is the late Viking Age. (Photo courtesy of Mikael Wallerstedt)
Cracking the runic code
April 15, 2015 - 12:00am
July 30, 2014
Olof Ohman, the farmer who found the Kensington Runestone, is shown flanked by two soldiers in a 1927 celebration of the stone’s discovery that took place near Fahlin’s Point on Lake Oscar. About 10,000 people attended the event. (Contributed)
Runestone...the musical?
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
The Kensington Runestone Park could be designated as a state historic site.
More limelight shines on Runestone
July 30, 2014 - 12:00am
November 13, 2013
Is the Kensington Runestone an authentic artifact carved by explorers from Norway more than 650 years ago or is it a much more recent hoax? The mystery and theories linger.  Pictured is Olaf Ohman, a Swedish farmer living near Alexandria who found the stone in grubbing an aspen tree in 1898. Photo taken c.1927. (Contributed)
Runestone is fake, says new book
November 13, 2013 - 8:42am
September 19, 2013
Runestone resurfaces in ‘La Merica’
September 19, 2013 - 2:53pm
August 24, 2012
A runestone replica has a place of honor at the Kensington museum. (Contributed photo)
Day at the Museum
August 24, 2012 - 12:00am
October 6, 2010
Story of Runestone to be presented in Elbow Lake October 14
October 6, 2010 - 12:00am