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With Franken out, Minnesota politics just became the focus of the nation
Best of the Lakes Area Grocery, Deli
Blizzard hockey: Scanlon sends Alexandria out a winner
Boys basketball: Johnsrud's 25 leads Lakers to 3-0
Girls basketball: BBE stymies Lakers defensively
Volleyball: Duwenhoegger, Hardy named volleyball co-MVPs
Girls basketball: Osakis looking for offense after loss to BBE
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
One page at a time: Library can help you through the holidays
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
Helping African firefighters
Cross-country bicyclist to stop in Alexandria
Just for Kix hosts annual dance show
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in Minnesota's Chippewa National Forest
Mike Frisch: Icing winter walleyes
Local hunters keep an eye on CWD developments
Morken: Make the most of this final month
Five cases of CWD confirmed in southeastern Minnesota
Linda L. Moske
Bob Alden Helie
Dale E. Anderson
Terrance L. Koep
Our Turn: Echo Press saves taxpayers money
LETTER: Farm bill renewal is in sight
LETTER: Peterson should ignore bad advice
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down
LETTER: Military requires harassment training
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
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
hires and promotions
on the street
June 23, 2017
History comes alive at Runestone Museum
Shane Christen, portraying 3rd Sergeant Steele, talks about some of the firearms and ammunition that were used during the Civil War at History...
June 23, 2017 - 4:04pm
December 16, 2016
Museum branches out
Colleen Boesen used one word to describe the future of the Runestone Museum: bright. Boesen, a long-time museum board member, said, "It's amazing...
December 16, 2016 - 6:00am
October 28, 2016
Runestone is back in the limelight
When it comes to the Kensington Runestone, the debate over its authenticity seems to be chiseled in stone: It's either a fraud perpetrated by...
October 28, 2016 - 6:00am
October 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: Runestone mystery still beckons
The mystery surrounding the Kensington Runestone continues to pull people in — even after 118 years. Ever since the stone was found by...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
September 30, 2016
Runestone Museum gets new awnings
If you drive by the Runestone Museum, you'll notice it has a new look. As part of its 2016 effort to remodel and beautify the exterior of the museum building, which also houses the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, the museum's board of directors voted to purchase new awnings....
September 30, 2016 - 12:00am
July 15, 2016
Rare watercraft on display at Legacy of the Lakes Museum
Summer visitors of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum in Alexandria will have the opportunity to see unique and historically significant vintage...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Out and About around the county: Boat show
Last Friday and Saturday, July 8-9, Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center in Alexandria hosted the annual Minnesota...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
June 25, 2016
History Live! under way at Runestone Museum
History is coming to life at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria today. The event -- History Live! -- is taking place at Fort Alexandria, next...
June 25, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 21, 2015
Viking Family Portrait unveiled Friday
The life-size painting of a Viking-age family was unveiled Friday evening at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Local artist Myron Sahlberg...
March 21, 2015 - 1:07pm
September 3, 2014
Viking painting project begins soon
On Thursday, a live painting event was hosted at Cherry Street Books in Alexandria for the public to see first-hand, an artist’s creative process...
September 3, 2014 - 7:05am
Artists to paint gardens at maritime museum
“Plein Air Painting Adventures” will meet at the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum gardens in Alexandria on Thursday, September 4 and Thursday, September 11 from 9 a.m. to noon. During their visit, artists will paint the outdoor subject matter of the gardens. Guests who stroll...
September 3, 2014 - 12:00am
August 15, 2014
Historic tractor makes 'steamy' homecoming
One of the past exhibits of the Runestone Museum in Alexandria has come home. The Nichols and Shepard steam tractor, which has been on loan...
August 15, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Sun, steak and smiles combine to support museum
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria held its 30th annual steak fry fundraiser last Wednesday. Sunny skies and warm temperatures made for a perfect...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
September 5, 2013
Can you hear me now?
The Science Museum in St. Paul has it. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has it. And now, as of early August, the Runestone Museum in Alexandria...
September 5, 2013 - 7:43am
August 10, 2013
Perham museums grow with new executive hire
In continuing its efforts to strengthen two museums, Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County announced hiring Darla Ellingson as its new executive director and chief operating officer. Ellingson will manage the History Museum, In Their Own Words Veterans Museum and...
August 10, 2013 - 10:20am