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On November 5, the West Central Area (WCA) school district voters will cast a yes or no vote on a $12.2 million building bond request that will relocate students from South Elementary School in Kensington (pictured) and North Elementary School in Elbow Lake to Barrett.  The addition would result in centralizing all WCA students in one location and the closing of elementary schools in Kensington and Elbow Lake. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
Fate of Kensington school hangs on November 5 vote
October 25, 2013 - 9:29am
June 12, 2013
Bulldozers and heavy equipment moved and packed down the dirt on the new entrance road to the Kensington Runestone Park on Friday afternoon.(Echo Press photo by Crystal Dey)
Kensington Runestone Park entrance migrates south
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
January 9, 2013
A 3-inch wide steel ball that was given to the Kensington fire chief turned out to be an explosive cannonball. (Contributed photo)
The shot heard 'round the county; live cannonball blown up in Kensington
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
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
August 1, 2012
Tricia Saulsbury of Kensington is pictured here with her children, Emma and Nathan. Saulsbury recently underwent a blood marrow transplant. (Contributed photo)
Saulsbury fights rare blood disease
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
The Kensington depot (left) is now located near the Kensington Area Heritage Society Museum, once the New Co-op Creamery. (Contributed photo)
History lives on in Kensington
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
The Last Kings of Norse America - Runestone Keys To a Lost Empire was published in April 2012 and can be found on, Barnes& or via the author's website
Another rune stone discovered
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
The Solem Preservation Association has planned three events
at the historic Solem Church near Kensington this summer. (Echo Press file photo)
Solem sets summer events
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Founders Day to be featured in Kensington
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
1322896 Public Hearing - Park Legacy Grant
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Fire destroys Kensington home
August 17, 2011 - 7:41am
U-Haul featuring Runestone mystery to be in Kensington parade Sunday
June 17, 2011 - 11:32am
February 4, 2011
Kensington Area Heritage Society to host History With Eleanor Day
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Spiffin' up Runestone Park
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2010
Kensington farmer joins Farmers Union trip to Washington, D.C.
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am