Skip to main content
Photo of the Week
Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Laura Mae Toft
Delores (Flatebo) Ewing
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
LETTER: Please stop the hate
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
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
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
Kensington Runestone Park
March 20, 2015
Signs of spring: Park plans, road work
County board calls for plan updates at Lake Brophy, Runestone parks By Al Edenloff email@example.com Signs of spring sprouted up at Tuesday’s Douglas County Board meeting. Plans to improve parks and roads moved forward. Commissioners called for requests from consulting...
March 20, 2015 - 12:00am
April 4, 2014
Kensington Runestone Park gets historical designation
Stating that it’s no April Fools’ joke, State Representative Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights, introduced legislation Tuesday designating...
April 4, 2014 - 9:15am
November 26, 2013
New entrance at K-town park
Construction on a new entrance for Douglas County’s Kensington Runestone Park is complete for 2013. Construction crews have finished their work on a new gravel entrance for the park, and Douglas County commissioners approved the final $147,151.11 construction bill at their November...
November 26, 2013 - 9:18am
July 9, 2013
Douglas County parks department preps for grant season; social services needs new car
Douglas County Parks Superintendent Al Lieffort is pursuing a 56-acre tract of land in LaGrand Township to broaden Lake Brophy Park. The project was listed on a Legacy grant application last year and did not receive funding. Lieffort also has plans for 17.5 acres on the south boundary...
July 9, 2013 - 3:34pm
December 28, 2012
Kensington Runestone Park to expand in 2013
Yes, no and maybe. One grant application was approved, another denied and plans to apply for one next year were discussed at Thursday's county board meeting. Award letters for two Park Legacy grant applications applied for in 2012 were received on Wednesday. Park Superintendent Al...
December 28, 2012 - 2:37pm
September 12, 2012
Boardwalk at Kensington Runestone Park plods ahead
Douglas County commissioners started their Tuesday, September 11 meeting on a somber note. "Remember how our country was just ripped apart," board chair Jerry Johnson said as the room stood to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Johnson urged all in attendance to keep that feeling...
September 12, 2012 - 2:20pm
August 23, 2012
Grant awards, applications highlight county board meeting
Awarded grants and grant requests topped the topics at the Douglas County commissioners' meeting on August 14. Sheriff Troy Wolbersen presented the board with two federal boating and safety equipment grants. The funds will supplement a state grant that will help acquire a 19-foot...
August 23, 2012 - 9:51am
November 3, 2010
Spiffin' up Runestone Park
In 1972, the 305-acre Kensington Runestone Park was established by Douglas County. Now, nearly 40 years later, the park will undergo some significant...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
Runestone park expands
Representatives from the Kensington Runestone Park Foundation (KRPF), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFW) and Pheasants Forever (PF) were present...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
Sold! Land sale finalized to expand Kensington Runestone Park
Since 2008, the Douglas County Parks Department has been working on a land acquisition project at Kensington Runestone Park. The goal: Expand...
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am