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More than 8,000 turkeys die in fire
Mouse to blame for truck fire
County awards construction bid for Kensington Rune Stone Park
Law enforcement contract with Evansville renewed
White Earth's Soule to be Minnesota State board member
State hockey: Cards put a scare in the Bears before falling short (w/video)
Girls Basketball: Streaks outrun Parkers Prairie
Boys basketball: Kannegiesser torches WCA with 45 points
Bogart, Nibbe named to all-state academic wrestling team
Girls basketball: Cold shooting downs Alex in first CLC loss
Education presentation to cover topics of Islam, Muslims
Grove is a 2017 ExCEL Award Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
WCA Speech Team brings home multiple awards
Marking a century
Births - Feb. 10, 2017
Wedding - Bursch and Hawthorne
Births - Feb. 3
Wedding - Holmquist and Haugdahl
Engaged - Becker and Klawitter
Developing a deer plan: A Q-and-A with big game program leader Adam Murkowski
Warm weather forcing houses off the ice
Fishing first timers
Mike Frisch: Think spring
Marjorie "Marjie" Weber
Steven James Velde
Mary A. L. Swenson
Laurel A. Jensen Falconer
Vernet "Jackie" Schroeder
LETTER: Pollinators are essential for crops
IN THE KNOW: City Charter needs updating
FROM THE ARCHIVES - 1967: Hospital room rate rises to $25 a day
EDITORIAL: Young people show their potential
LETTER: Do some thinking and research
Minnesota lawmakers lobby on ag issues
Save the date: garden education opportunities available
Century Farm applications due by April 3
It's fruit tree pruning time
Corn and Soybean Growers to hold annual meeting
Premiere Video closes its doors
REA holds district meeting
AAEDC leads initiatives for 2016 and into 2017
Edgewater Natural Family Medicine opens in Alexandria area
Alexandria Clinic recognized for quality laboratory services
hires and promotions
On The Street
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...
19 hours 41 min ago
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
June 12, 2013
Kensington Runestone Park entrance migrates south
A 20-day work plan began on May 24 to move the Kensington Runestone Park entrance. An entirely new road has been cut through the wooded land....
June 12, 2013 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Runestone Raceway final points standings
ROOKIE FLAT (No points kept) Alexander Fosberg, 2x Carter Suchy, 93 Cooper Reed, 4CF Gage Feeken, 53 Kellen Dahlen, F5 Kinzie Johnson, 18 Logan Nordick, 21K Maggie Anderson, 82 Mallory Sward, 16 Matthew Golden, 95M Tayton Blascyk, 2 Ty Fouss, 37 Brendan Rossell, 13 Ethan...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am