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January 5, 2018
A ribbon cutting ceremony took place for the new visitor center at Kensington Rune Stone Park Wednesday afternoon. Taking part in the ceremony included (left to right) Dave Robley, Douglas County Public Works; Jim Stratton (behind Robley), Jerry Rapp and Owen Miller, Douglas County comissioners; Brad Bonk, Douglas County Public Works; Todd Emmons, Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce ambassador; Keith Englund and Charlie Meyer, Douglas County commissioners. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A new reason to visit Rune Stone Park
January 5, 2018 - 6:28am
June 23, 2017
Shane Christen, portraying 3rd Sergeant Steele, talks about some of the firearms and ammunition that were used during the Civil War at History Live at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria Friday. The event will continue on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
History comes alive at Runestone Museum
June 23, 2017 - 4:04pm
April 26, 2017
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
April 26, 2017 - 10:07am
February 22, 2017
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
December 2, 2016
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 9, 2016
The Gjallarhorn, the horn used during Minnesota Vikings home games, is pictured this summer in front of Big Ole. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Norse secrets in Vikings stadium
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
October 28, 2016
City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 5, 2016
The Runestone Museum was featured on the Travel Channel's Mystery at the Museum on Friday, Sept. 30. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
EDITORIAL: Runestone mystery still beckons
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Singers invited to raise up voices in new choir
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Mike Scholtz (second from right) sets up a shot for his documentary "Lost Conquest," which explores the history and legends surrounding claims that Vikings explored in Minnesota more than 600 years ago.
Hoax or history?
March 18, 2016 - 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
August 13, 2014
A total of 151 tickets were sold for the Runestone Museum’s 30th annual steak fry fundraiser held last Wednesday in the museum’s Fort Alexandria. This year’s profits will be used for some refurbishing projects inside the museum.
Photo by Tara Bitzan.
Sun, steak and smiles combine to support museum
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
Runestone Go-Karts results
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
July 4, 2013
Runestone Go-Kart racing
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Fouss, Sward, Bitzan are multiple winners at Runestone Raceway
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am