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August 5, 2015
A gazebo and paved sidewalks are some of the new improvements made to the city park in Kensington so far. Another fundraising drive will be held this fall, with hopes that the final project will be completed next spring. (Tara Bitzan | Echo Press)
Kensington’s city park upgrade continues
August 5, 2015 - 12:00am
July 24, 2015
In a field in Solem Township last week, Stuart Wagenius, a conservation scientist at Chicago Botanic Garden, explained, “We know this plant was planted in 2003, we know its mom, its dad and grandmothers out in nature. And we know its [genetic] fitness. Every year we know the number of leaves that it had, the length of the longest leaf and the number of heads that it’s had.” They harvest the flower heads each fall. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
The alluring purple coneflower
July 24, 2015 - 9:30am
Elbow Lake’s Jaxson Pollard, 2, was all smiles as he came down a slide during the kiddie carnival on Saturday in Kensington.
Out and About: Kensington Rune Stone Days
June 24, 2015 - 12:00am
May 8, 2015
Visitors from Midwest join research forum in Kensington
May 8, 2015 - 12:00am
April 29, 2015
Research forum planned in Kensington
April 29, 2015 - 12:00am
April 22, 2015
Duane Rau of Kensington and his fellow fire department members flip many a pork chop on their grills Saturday. Their annual fundraising dinner typically draws in about 300 people.
Out and About: Kensington Volunteer Fire Department Fundraiser
April 22, 2015 - 12:00am
April 17, 2015
Postmaster Dave Brosh displays the first-place award for selling the Northland District’s most Breast Cancer Research stamps inside the lobby of the Kensington office. (Blaze Fugina | Echo Press)
Donating for a cause
April 17, 2015 - 12:00am
March 31, 2015
Monday at 5 p.m., Kensington Fire Department responded to a fire at 6622 Hollyhock Lane, near Kensington, on the north side of Lake Oscar. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
UPDATE: Three departments respond to garage fire Monday
March 31, 2015 - 9:37am
March 25, 2015
Park committee member Mary Robertson (left) serves a plate of hotdish to Bruce Hedner during Saturday's fundraiser at the Kensington Community Center. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Park facelift on the way
March 25, 2015 - 12:00am
March 21, 2015
Kitchen worker Courtney Smith (left) serves up some hotdish to Oliver Nessman (front), Milo Nessman (middle) and Tina Nessman during the Kensington Memorial Park Hotdish Supper Fundraiser on Saturday. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Hotdish for a good cause
March 21, 2015 - 9:20pm
March 18, 2015
Kensington plans fundraiser for park
March 18, 2015 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
Former Alexandria resident Tammy Justin took this photo of a Kensington Runestone mural on a U-Haul van in rural Vermont recently. It’s part of the company’s “Venture Across America” campaign.
Contributed photo.
Runestone fame keeps rolling on
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
June 14, 2014
Oliver Nessman gives his best effort during competition in the kids pedal pull Saturday afternoon on Main Street in Kensington. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Families venture out for Rune Stone Days
June 14, 2014 - 1:45pm
June 13, 2014
2014 Kensington Rune Stone Days scheduled for June 13-15
June 13, 2014 - 12:00am
March 14, 2014
Three arrested after fight in Kensington
March 14, 2014 - 12:00am