Skip to main content
Officials release name of northern Minn. snowmobiler who died in lake
Best of the Lakes Area Large Employer
Holiday Train stops in Alexandria
Best of the Lakes Area Fitness Club, Child Care
Talent, generosity shine at Jingle Bells
Boys hockey: Warner, Cathedral send a section statement in Alexandria
Girls Basketball: Fergus Falls rallies to end Cards’ winning streak
Sports schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 12
Eden Prairie's Montero named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Girls basketball: Shorthanded Chargers fall at CGB
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
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
John Anthony Gaspard
Herbert Nicholas Botzet
James "Jim" Tenhoff
Elda Evelyn Lindquist
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
On The Street
Bello Cucina abruptly closes doors for good
Dollar District closing Sunday, Nov. 26
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
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
April 26, 2017
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
For the past several years, the Kensington Area Heritage Society has hosted a research forum focusing on the Kensington runestone. This year's event will be an open house at the museum on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 10 Central Ave. S. in Kensington. There will be...
April 26, 2017 - 10:07am
February 22, 2017
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
The Kensington Area Heritage Society will host an open house on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Kensington Community Center. A formal program will begin around 1:30 p.m. For the last several years, this event has been called History with Eleanor Day in honor of Kensington's...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
December 2, 2016
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
A sensitive Santa event for children with special needs and their families will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the lower level of Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road, Alexandria. The event includes pictures with Santa, activities and snacks. Digital images will be available...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 9, 2016
Norse secrets in Vikings stadium
"Honor your legacy, defend the North." You'll find this phrase engraved in the prow of the Viking ship outside U.S. Bank Stadium. But unless...
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
October 28, 2016
City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
The city of Alexandria will appoint members of the public to the following committees for duties beginning at the first meeting of 2017, unless otherwise noted: Airport Commission, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District, Board of Public...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
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
August 10, 2016
Singers invited to raise up voices in new choir
A new choir is in its beginning stages in the Alexandria area. Created by Hayley Bouressa, The Runestone Singers will be a community choir that...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Hoax or history?
By John Lamb Forum News Service Mike Scholtz is thrilled that his feature-length documentary, "Lost Conquest," headlines the opening day of...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
Runestone fame keeps rolling on
Word about the Kensington Runestone continues to roll around the country. As part of a promotion launched in 2011, the U-Haul moving company...
September 10, 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
August 14, 2013
Runestone Go-Karts results
August 9, 2013 Rookie Heat 1: 1. Matthew Golden; 2. Ty Fuoss; 3. Morgan Haack; 4. Landon Nordick Heat 2: 1. Golden; 2. Haack; 3. Fuoss; 4. Nordick Feature: 1. Fuoss; 2. Haack; 3. Nordick; 4. Golden Sportsman Flat Heat 1: 1. Bryce Sward; 2. Brooke Flynn; 3. Maddie Swenson;...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
July 4, 2013
Runestone Go-Kart racing
RUNESTONE GO KART RACING JUNE 28, 2013 Rookie Heat 1: 1. Nick Lupkes; 2. Ty Fuoss; 3. Matthew Golden; 4. Jack Koranda; 5. Alexander Fosberg Heat 2: 1. Golden; 2. Koranda; 3. Fuoss; 4. Lupkes; 5. Fosberg; Feature: 1. Koranda; 2. Lupkes; 3. Fuoss; 4. Golden Sportsman Flat Heat...
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Fouss, Sward, Bitzan are multiple winners at Runestone Raceway
Ty Fouss won a pair of heat races and the feature event in the Rookie Division at the Runestone Raceway Go-Kart oval last Friday. Also picking up two heat and a feature win were Bryce Sward in the Sportsman Flat Division and Tyler Bitzan in the Junior I Caged Animal. Winning the...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am
June 14, 2013
Runestone Raceway go-kart results
RUNESTONE GO KART RACE RESULTS JUNE 7 ROOKIE DIVISION HEAT 1 GROUP A: 1. Nick Lupkes, 2.Jack Koranda, 3. Logan Nordick. HEAT 1 GROUP B: 1. Alexander Fosberg, 2. Ty Fouss, 3. Charlie Bohn. HEAT 2 GROUP A: 1. Koranda, 2. Lupkes, 3. Nordick. HEAT 2 GROUP B: 1. Fouss, 2. Fosberg,...
June 14, 2013 - 12:00am