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Update: Downpour causes flooding but minimal damage
UPDATE: Drowning victim was a boat mechanic with 'a huge heart'
Motorcycle run to raise awareness of mental illness
Law enforcement blotter: Friday, August 26 through Sunday, August 28
Man arrested after shots fired at Spicer Zorbaz
Girls tennis: Landmark wins fuel Cards' undefeated start
Viking Speedway: Thoennes holds off Zach Johnson as curfew ends things early
Volleyball: Osakis goes 2-2 at Albany Tournament
Sports schedule for Saturday, August 27
Girls tennis: Osakis ties for seventh at Delano tourney
Underwater Art: Decoys on display in Evansville
Robby Vee finishes out summer concert series
Harper's Chord comes to Carlos Creek Winery
Alpha Course teaches basics of faith
Strive to be a foundation for others
Births - Aug. 26, 2016
Engaged - Hanson and Lund
Births - through Aug. 12, 2016
Engaged - Dokken-McFann and Gran
Births - Aug. 3-8, 2016
Youth Day draws a huge crowd again
DNR to close Mille Lacs walleye season next month
Morken: What the numbers say about declining hunters and anglers
Stringer full of walleyes
Work begins on statewide deer management plan
Brandon D. Randt
Myrtle Annette McKay
COMMENTARY: What they're fighting over
COMMENTARY: Clean Power Plan will penalize Minnesota
IT'S OUR TURN: Recalling the dawn of the digital age; facing its challenges
EDITORIAL: Long wait for mental health care must be fixed
IN THE KNOW: Leadership Alexandria is unique blend with strong return
Producers should consider available assistance
Monarchs, roadsides and the law
A century of family and faith
Kensington represented in Princess Kay of the Milky Way
Kalpin family recognized as 2016 U of M Farm Family
MMFCU concludes 60 Days of Giving campaign
Community solar program shining for REA
Chamber Ambassadors visit three local businesses
Celeste Edenloff returns to Echo Press
Dew Drop Inn changes ownership
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
July 1, 2011
Runestone Raceway Go-Kart results
RUNESTONE RACEWAY GO-KARTS JUNE 24 ROOKIE Heat 1 Group 1 - 1. Dakota Oksness; 2. Gage Feeken; 3. Hunter Bollman; 4. Kinzie Johnson; 5. Alexis Nelson. Heat 1 Group 2 - 1. Tyler Kaeter; 2. Bryce Sward; 3. Brooke Flynn; 4. Maggie Anderson; 5. Carter Suchy. Heat 1 Group 3 - 1. Spencer...
July 1, 2011 - 12:00am
June 24, 2011
Runestone Raceway: Go-Kart results
RUNESTONE RACEWAY JUNE 17 ROOKIES Heat 1 Group 1 - 1. Bryce Sword, 2. Trig Norris, 3. Gage Feeken, 4. Shelby Feeken, 5. Alexis Nelson. Heat...
June 24, 2011 - 12:00am
June 17, 2011
U-Haul featuring Runestone mystery to be in Kensington parade Sunday
The mystery of the Kensington Runestone - and a whole lot of fun - are in the spotlight in Kensington this weekend. The community is hosting its annual Runestone Days celebration with a variety of events on June 18-19. A U-Haul van emblazoned with a graphic about the mystery of...
June 17, 2011 - 11:32am
Runestone Raceway results
RUNESTONE RACEWAY GO-KARTS JUNE 3 ROOKIE FLATHEAD HEAT 1, GROUP 1 - Bryce Sward, Avery Anderson, Maggie Anderson, Shelby Feeken. HEAT 1, GROUP 2 - Parker Miller, Brooke Flynn, Gage Feeken. HEAT 2, GROUP 1 - Sward, M. Anderson, A. Anderson, S. Feeken. HEAT 2, GROUP 2 - Flynn,...
June 17, 2011 - 12:00am
May 25, 2011
Runestone Go-karts: Ready for a busy summer
The Runestone Go-Kart Association opened its season with the Ice Breaker Special on May 7. The event drew 37 karts and more than 100 people in...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
March 9, 2011
Swedish scholar to discuss exhibiting the Kensington Runestone
The public is invited to a presentation titled "Exhibiting a Controversial Runestone: The Kensington Phenomenon," on Sunday, March 13 at 2 p.m. at the American Swedish Institute (ASI). Swedish scholar Adam Hjorthén will discuss why the Kensington Runestone - arguably the world's...
March 9, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Spiffin' up Runestone Park
In 1972, the 305-acre Kensington Runestone Park was established by Douglas County. Now, nearly 40 years later, the park will undergo some significant...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
September 29, 2010
Runestone in limelight
The Kensington Runestone is once again in the limelight. The controversial stone is part of a discussion in the North American Lecture Tour,...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Go-karts: Eight drivers claim feature wins at Runestone Raceway
Eight drivers took home feature wins at the Runestone Speedway this past Sunday. Tyler Bitzan, Josh Helmbrecht, Kaden Johnson, Tanner Bitzan, Shawn Carstens, Lily Grewe, Austin Chyba and Justin Froemming each ended their week with the victories. Johnson, Helmbrecht and Chyba each...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Runestone Go-Karts winding down
Austin Moen, Ryan Borris, Chase Engebretson, Bailey Sorenson, Shawn Carlson, Lily Grewe and Haley Lee were all feature winners at the Runestone Raceway Go-Kart track last Wednesday. RUNESTONE RACEWAY GO-KARTS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 ROOKIE DIVISION HEAT 1 - 1. Brody Krenz, 2. Brock...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
Museums to host United Way benefit
The Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum and the Runestone Museum will host a benefit for United Way charities next Friday. The event is set for September 3 from 6 p.m. until sundown. It will take place at the Maritime Gardens, which is located just north of the Maritime Museum building....
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 4, 2010
Go-karts: Rain washes out day two of Northland tour racing
Alexandria's Runestone Raceway was the site of one of the Northland Tour Points Races this weekend. The Region 3 Series is a best eight-of-10...
August 4, 2010 - 12:00am
July 21, 2010
Runestone Go-kart results
RUNESTONE GO KART RACING RESULTS JULY 9 ROOKIES Heat 1 - 1. Gunner Anderson 2. Colby Sorenson 3. Brody Krenz 4. Tyler Bitzan 5. Gracie Swiridow...
July 21, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Runestone Raceway: Storck, Nelson win three events each
Corey Storck won two heats and the A feature in the Stock Light division and Reegan Nelson won two heats and the feature in the Junior I Caged Flat division during go kart racing at the Runestone Raceway Friday night. Travis Engebretson won the Animal Medium A feature and a heat...
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2010
Kensington kicks it up
Residents in and around Kensington celebrated Runestone Days last weekend. Above: Kelli Kalina of Lowry runs her 1954 Oliver 77 model to a pull...
June 30, 2010 - 12:00am