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Law enforcement blotter: Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Update: Fire reported at grain elevator in Brandon (w/video)
CAPITOL CHATTER: Minnesota Capitol not alone in renovation work
Cross country: Osakis competes at Milaca Mega Meet
Girls tennis: Cards sweep Apollo indoors
Blizzard hockey: Freeze edge Alex in the final period
Football: Morris remains unbeaten against Minnewaska
Blizzard hockey: Alex falls at New Ulm
Butterfly babies:Loss of twin sons at birth spurs involvement in memorial 5K
Love INC to host annual fundraiser
Life campaign gathers for the unborn
The Kingery Family presents music with a vision
Births - Sept. 23, 2016
Engaged - Schutta and Kelly
Engaged - Hanson and Arceneau
Births - Sept. 9, 2016
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
What makes a trophy hunter?
From Austin to Alex
Mike Frisch: Fall walleye tips
Morken: The final tune-ups before the season
Kathleen L. Haining
Franklin L. Cobb
Phillip O. Thompson
Sallie A. DeBoer
EDITORIAL: How to survive a crash with a power pole
IN THE KNOW: A wonderful, vibrant area
LETTER: Heroic actions saved lives
IT'S OUR TURN: Photos and the First Amendment
EDITORIAL: Don't take emergency care for granted
Farm loan program offers options for on-farm storage
Watch tractors in action at Plow Day 2016
Improving yields and water quality
YOU ASKED: Who planted the sunflowers near interstate?
Extension Column: Now is the time to take cuttings from your favorite annuals
Website launched for small businesses, entrepreneurs
Bell Bank named among 'Best Banks to Work For'
Carlos Creek Winery honored for Business and Industrial Appreciation Day
Employers of the Year nominations sought
Lake Darling Resort to replace Viking Trail Resort
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
A prop for Big Ole: Viking 'Gjallahorn' to stop in Alexandria, Kensington
Big Ole has a fresh paint job, and next week, he'll briefly have an accessory to complement it. On Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.,...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
July 27, 2016
End is near for Big Ole repairs
Big Ole, in all his 28-foot-tall fiberglass stature, is getting closer and closer to being completely repaired. Some unforeseen circumstances...
July 27, 2016 - 12:00am
May 6, 2016
Big Ole stands vulnerable; new shield to be built
Big Ole is looking a bit vulnerable this week. The Fiberglas giant was forced to set down his shield. Structural and aesthetic repairs continue...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Christmas in the Fort introduces Parade of Trees
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria will present Christmas in the Fort on Friday, November 27 beginning at 3 p.m. at the museum. Admission is...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
September 11, 2015
Runestone Museum makes a splash as roadside attraction
More people will soon be discovering the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. It’s been recommended as the “Sight of the Week” by the editors...
September 11, 2015 - 12:00am
September 9, 2015
Donated billboard may bump museum admissions
The Runestone Museum now has a starring role in the parade of billboards along Interstate 94. It’s located on the north side of I-94 near...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
Difference Maker Grant recipients announced
The Alexandria Area Community Foundation (AACF) recently announced the recipients of the 2015 Difference Maker Grants. It will award $10,000 to the Runestone Museum Foundation and $20,000 to the Alexandria Senior Center. The Runestone Museum Foundation was granted a $10,000 matching...
September 9, 2015 - 12:00am
August 14, 2015
Grant to help cover Big Ole’s repair job
Runestone Museum ramps up fundraising momentum
August 14, 2015 - 12:00am
June 17, 2015
Get ready for History Live!
Runestone Museum to host historical summer event
June 17, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
Musicians, storytellers gear up for History Live!
In preparation for the Runestone Museum’s upcoming History Live! event June 26-27, two storytellers – (front, left of pole) Paulette Friday...
May 1, 2015 - 12:00am
April 3, 2015
Circling around a mystery
Evansville man finds strange markings on rock
April 3, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
Chiseled in stone, painted on canvas
The Viking story expands at Runestone Museum
March 25, 2015 - 8:07am
March 13, 2015
Part 2 of ‘My Saga’ notes visit to Runestone Museum in Alexandria
Author tracks Vikings travels for New York Times Magazine
March 13, 2015 - 11:42am
Community Education classes offered
NATIVE AMERICAN STORYTELLING Natives tell “why” things are through the art of storytelling. Even when a story is not believable, it can contain elements that speak to the human experience. Storyteller Paulette Friday will lead “Storytelling in the Native American Culture.”...
March 13, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria is once again in the national spotlight. On February 25, writer Karl Ove Knausgaard published, “My Saga, Part 1” in The New York Times Magazine. Knausgaard wrote about his trip across the U.S., which included a stop at the local museum. Part...
March 4, 2015 - 7:15am