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September 1, 2018
Church news
September 1, 2018 - 8:13am
July 19, 2018
Kensington gets first dollars for new tower
July 19, 2018 - 5:07am
July 4, 2018
Skylar Hedstrom, 10, of Hoffman, was struck by a piece of a lawnmower blade June 9. She received about 200 stitches, with about 30 of them on the outside of her face. (Contributed)
A brave girl and a lawnmower
July 4, 2018 - 5:12am
June 17, 2018
Gage and Hadlee Gabrielson of Garfield scurry to a piece of candy that was tossed their way during the Kensington Runestone Days Parade on Sunday afternoon while their father, Andrew Gabrielson, watches from the curb. (Al Edenloff/ Echo Press)play button
Update: Sprinkles don't ruin fun in Kensington (w/video)
June 17, 2018 - 4:28pm
June 14, 2018
Young water warriors face off during Kensington Runestone Days in 2017. This year's festivities begin Friday. (File photo)
Party in Kensington
June 14, 2018 - 8:18am
March 30, 2018
Kyle Haack of Hoffman glides over the water during the annual Pond Plunge at Andes Tower Hills ski area on Saturday, March 17. Haack was the first participant  to make it across the man-made pond at the bottom of the Hollywood High ski run. (Contributed photo by McKinley Danielson)
Andes Tower Hills poised to set two records
March 30, 2018 - 11:52am
March 2, 2018
Under Gov. Mark Dayton's public works bill, Evansville would receive $900,000 to replace its water tower. (File photo)
Towering needs: Clean water funds would help three cities in Douglas County
March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm
February 1, 2018
Three barns were destroyed by a fire near Kensington Wednesday night. Some bales were still smoldering Thursday morning. (Jeff Beach / Echo Press)
Calves, barns lost in fire near Kensington
February 1, 2018 - 6:34am
January 12, 2018
vehicle crash
Driver uses cell phone to guide rescuers to her vehicle
January 12, 2018 - 3:43pm
December 2, 2017
A grass fire broke out at midday about six miles north of Kensington on Saturday, Dec. 2. (contributed / Brooke Knabe)
Grass fire burns 30 acres near Kensington
December 2, 2017 - 4:31pm
Brandon man dies in rollover near Kensington
October 2, 2017 - 6:45am
September 8, 2017
As Calvary Lutheran celebrates this year's Hostfest, preparations are already underway for the 2018 celebration. On Tuesday, a long-arm, computer-directed quilting machine at Dawn's Quilt Shop in Alexandria stitches a flower pattern into the quilt for the 2018 Hostfest raffle. (Karen Tolkkinen | Echo Press)
Faith Events: Mr. History, Host Fest on horizon
September 8, 2017 - 8:29am
August 11, 2017
Dave and Amy Staples of Kensington were named this year's Douglas County Farm Family of the Year. They will be recognized at the upcoming Douglas County Fair. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Douglas farm family of the year 'truly a family affair'
August 11, 2017 - 10:29am
July 27, 2017
Volunteers work together to assemble the new playground at West Central Area South Elementary School in Kensington on Thursday, July 20. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Kensington builds an improved space for play
July 27, 2017 - 8:02am
June 23, 2017
Three generations of the Nelson family, from left to right: Erica Sawatzke, Dana Nelson, Vernal Nelson, Marlene Nelson and Paul Nelson. The Nelson’s farm suffered extensive damage from the June 13 storms. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
'Everything was a mess:' Kensington turkey farm cleaning up after storm
June 23, 2017 - 8:51am