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Fate of Kensington school hangs on November 5 vote

October 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

Residents in the West Central Area (WCA) school district, which includes Kensington, will be asked to vote on a bond and operating referendum on November 5.

The future of the elementary school in Kensington hinges on that vote.

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Kensington Runestone Park entrance migrates south

June 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A 20-day work plan began on May 24 to move the Kensington Runestone Park entrance. An entirely new road has been cut through the wooded land. Factoring in rainy weather in early June, the project is expected to be wrapped up by the end of the month. Continue Reading

The shot heard ‘round the county, live cannonball blown up in Kensington

January 8, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

How dangerous could a 3-inch wide iron sphere be? Deadly when it’s a live cannonball. Continue Reading

Another runestone discovered

May 17, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

While most of Minnesota was in a tizzy about the new Vikings stadium, a gathering of true Viking fans was held at the Runestone Museum in Alexandria. Continue Reading

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U-Haul vans to feature Kensington Runestone

May 19, 2011 in INFORUM

Stone tablet believed by some as evidence of early North American exploration
KENSINGTON, Minn. The mystery of the Kensington Runestone is about to get a whole lot bigger. Continue Reading

Spiffin’ up Runestone Park

November 2, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

In 1972, the 305-acre Kensington Runestone Park was established by Douglas County. Now, nearly 40 years later, the park will undergo some significant changes and major improvements. Continue Reading

Runestone in limelight

September 28, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Kensington Runestone is once again in the limelight.
The controversial stone is part of a discussion in the North American Lecture Tour, which began last week in California and continues this week in Alexandria. Continue Reading

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