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April 3, 2015
Tim Fiscal shows the rock he found near Stowe Lake, which is located northwest of Brandon. (Al Edenloff | Echo Press)
Circling around a mystery
April 3, 2015 - 12:00am
March 25, 2015
After the painting unveiling Friday at Runestone Museum, artist Myron Sahlberg (left) posed for photos with the family he modeled the Viking family after – Andrew and Brita Soderholm and their children (left to right) Cedric, Matty and Kasey. (Amy Chaffins | Echo Press)
Chiseled in stone, painted on canvas
March 25, 2015 - 8:07am
March 13, 2015
Norwegian novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard (right) and photographer, Peter, visited the Runestone Museum and met with museum director Jim Bergquist. Knausgaard wrote about it as part of, “My Saga, Part 1 and Part 2” published online for The New York Times Magazine. (Contributed)
Part 2 of ‘My Saga’ notes visit to Runestone Museum in Alexandria
March 13, 2015 - 11:42am
Community Education classes offered
March 13, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
Runestone Museum makes New York Times Magazine
March 4, 2015 - 7:15am
November 25, 2014
The Snorri, a Viking ship, is the featured artifact for this year’s ornament offered by the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Decorate your tree with museum artifact
November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
May 16, 2014
In this sketch of the Runestone Museum’s Viking Home Exhibit, local artist Myron Sahlberg shows how a new portrait and mannequins will be added to the display. Sahlberg will paint the portrait of live subjects wearing authentic Viking Age clothing made by St. Paul period clothing researcher Kelsey Patton. The clothes will then be placed on the mannequins. (Contributed)
Museum plans artistic update to Viking exhibit
May 16, 2014 - 12:00am
April 25, 2014
Runestone Museum’s Native American exhibit re-opens
April 25, 2014 - 12:00am
March 12, 2014
LuWanna Hintermeister’s buttons will be on display at Runestone Museum until Friday, April 11. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Button, button, who’s got the button?
March 12, 2014 - 12:00am
January 31, 2014
Runestone Museum to hold 2014 winter series
January 31, 2014 - 12:00am
January 8, 2014
This Native American statue will soon be sporting a brand new buckskin dress as part of the renovations to the Runestone Museum’s Native American exhibit going on this month. She will be part of a diorama representing an authentic Ojibwe village. (Blaze Fugina/Echo Press)
Renovations at the Runestone Museum
January 8, 2014 - 1:09am
November 27, 2013
Christmas kick-off is today at Fort Alexandria; see Santa
November 27, 2013 - 2:21pm
November 15, 2013
Museum resumes holiday tradition
November 15, 2013 - 8:28am
October 16, 2013
Sharon and Marvin Martinson of Alexandria present a framed runic crossword puzzle to Jim Bergquist (center), manager of the Runestone Museum in Alexandria.
For an extra challenge, finish a crossword puzzle in runes!
October 16, 2013 - 8:23am
September 28, 2012
Electrifying Minnesota On exhibit at Runestone Museum
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
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