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Law enforcement blotter: Tuesday, Sept. 27
How does the zipper merge work?
Douglas County helps boat crash victims
Zebra mussels invade Lake Andrew
Trying to pull through
CLC athletes of the week for Sept. 26
Swimming: Cards lap Little Falls in the pool
Volleyball: WCA takes Hancock in four
Volleyball: Monte edges Lakers in five
Volleyball: Osakis drops first in Prairie play
Driver improvement program offered
Big Vehicle Day set for Oct. 1
First female road deputy now admin of the year
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
The allure of musky lures: Parkers Prairie couple finds a career in tackle
A pretty good opener locally
Gould Brothers exhibition shooting coming to Alexandria
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Ervin "Erv" Kluver
Matthew "Matt" Kjelland
Robert W. Cochran
Kathleen L. Haining
LETTER: Resident wants road improvements
LETTER: Are prophets among us?
IN THE KNOW: If you see something, say something
EDITORIAL: Agriculture offers enticing career choices
LETTER: Promote business and tourism
Foraging for wild berries in Minnesota
Motorists, farm equipment operators should share road
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
Update: Police arrest robbery suspect
January 9, 2013
The shot heard 'round the county; live cannonball blown up in Kensington
How dangerous could a 3-inch wide iron sphere be? Deadly when it's a live cannonball. Kensington Fire Chief Joey Nessman had a cannonball sitting...
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am
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
August 1, 2012
Saulsbury fights rare blood disease
At 43, Tricia Saulsbury of Kensington is facing a health crisis in her life that she never anticipated, nor could have. On April 5 she was diagnosed...
August 1, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
History lives on in Kensington
Many vestiges of our area's past are gone forever. Historic buildings have been torn down, burned or fallen down. Main street businesses have...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Another rune stone discovered
While most of Minnesota was in a tizzy about the new Vikings stadium, a gathering of true Viking fans was held at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Authors...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Solem sets summer events
Solem Lutheran Church, located just north of Kensington on County Road 1, served the southwestern corner of Douglas County for 132 years. After...
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
February 17, 2012
Founders Day to be featured in Kensington
The Kensington Area Heritage Society will kick-off the 125th anniversary of the founding of the village at the society's annual "History Day with Eleanor." Kensington, like many towns and villages throughout America, owes its existence to railroad construction. In this case, it...
February 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2011
1322896 Public Hearing - Park Legacy Grant
Public Hearing Publish September 28, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Please take notice that the Douglas County Commissioners will be holding a public hearing on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 9:05 a.m.
September 28, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2011
Fire destroys Kensington home
A rural Kensington home was destroyed by fire Saturday night. At 10 p.m., Kensington and Hoffman fire departments were called to 23218 County Road 99 Southwest. Nathan Charles Long is the homeowner. According to law enforcement, no one was inside the residence at the time of the...
August 17, 2011 - 7:41am
U-Haul featuring Runestone mystery to be in Kensington parade Sunday
The mystery of the Kensington Runestone - and a whole lot of fun - are in the spotlight in Kensington this weekend. The community is hosting its annual Runestone Days celebration with a variety of events on June 18-19. A U-Haul van emblazoned with a graphic about the mystery of...
June 17, 2011 - 11:32am
February 4, 2011
Kensington Area Heritage Society to host History With Eleanor Day
The Kensington Area Heritage Society will host its third annual History With Eleanor Day on Saturday, February 26 at the Community Center in Kensington. The doors will open and exhibits will be available at 10:30 a.m. Lunch is served at noon followed by sharing memories in the afternoon. The...
February 4, 2011 - 12:00am
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
October 15, 2010
Kensington farmer joins Farmers Union trip to Washington, D.C.
Minnesota Farmers Union (MFU) members, including some from the Douglas County area, joined 200 farmers and ranchers from across the country in Washington, D.C., for National Farmers Union's legislative fly-in September 13-15. "The importance of having Minnesota Farmers Union members...
October 15, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Runestone in limelight
The Kensington Runestone is once again in the limelight. The controversial stone is part of a discussion in the North American Lecture Tour,...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Wetlands learning center awarded $50,000 grant
June 29 was a big day for the Friends of the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center; Otto Bremer Foundation made an award of $50,000 to the group. The grant was applied for in February of this year to support three positions for graduate interns.
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am