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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
Dan Persons, a sheep farmer in rural Kensington, trims the nails off one of his sheep as his wife, Kay, looks on. (Celeste Edenloff | Echo Press)
Raising sheep for a cure to Huntington's disease
June 23, 2017 - 6:50am
June 21, 2017
A rendering of the new playground in Kensington, which will be installed in July. (Contributed)
Colorful for a cause: Fundraiser for Kensington playground takes place during Runestone Days
June 21, 2017 - 3:22pm
June 16, 2017
The Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitor Center is still on track to be completed by mid-September. (Beth Leipholtz | Echo Press)
Kensington Rune Stone Visitor Center progress on schedule
June 16, 2017 - 5:32am
June 15, 2017
Kensington kicks up its heels this weekend
June 15, 2017 - 5:43pm
February 1, 2017
Six-year-old Wilgaëlson on the day he came to the Espwa Berlancia malnutrition center (left) and three months later, on the day he left and returned home (right). (contributed)
A helping hand in Haiti
February 1, 2017 - 6:00am
December 23, 2016
Though it is not common for women in Africa to be firefighters, many do serve on the medical teams. Someday they aspire to also be firefighters like Karin Anderson, who is a firefighter and EMT in Kensington. (Contributed)
Bringing fire education to Africa
December 23, 2016 - 10:00am
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington started last week
September 23, 2016 - 12:00am
September 13, 2016
Work on County Road 1 near Kensington to begin Friday
September 13, 2016 - 1:38pm
September 2, 2016
Karin Anderson
Kensington firefighter plans mission to Africa
September 2, 2016 - 12:00am
April 8, 2016
The Kensington Post Office finished fifth overall in breast cancer stamp sales out of the entire Northland District of 918 offices.  (Photo courtesy of USPS)
Stamping out breast cancer
April 8, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Mike Scholtz (second from right) sets up a shot for his documentary "Lost Conquest," which explores the history and legends surrounding claims that Vikings explored in Minnesota more than 600 years ago.
Hoax or history?
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
February 26, 2016
Jail, chapel moved from Kensington Park
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
February 3, 2016
Deputy Adam Kavanagh poses for a group photo with a class he visited at West Central Area South Elementary School in Kensington. (Contributed photo)
Students support county deputy
February 3, 2016 - 12:00am
January 29, 2016
A production crew from Bullet Point Films of New York City at Kensington Rune Stone Park January 21 filmed History Channel host Scott Wolter in action for a Dodge Ram Trucks commercial. (Photo by Lowell Anderson, Echo Press)
Runestone mystique prompts truck commercial shoot
January 29, 2016 - 12:00am