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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
October 25, 2013
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