Skip to main content
Broken Fiddle moves to bigger venue
Filings open for county, cities, school board
AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Dixieland and gospel come to courthouse lawn
Prairie Fire registration opens
Pitino loves potential of this team as Gopher coaches visit Alexandria (W/video)
Tennis: Tech tops Cardinals in season-ending sweep
Softball: Chargers drop two in 6A playoffs
Roste transfers from the Gophers
Baseball: Osakis takes down Minnewaska in regular season finale
A big heart: Forada firefighter loved helping everyone
And the most-requested library books are....
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Arnie & Linda Beulke
Anika Dale Wolfe
Wrapping up a memorable turkey season
A shiner shortage: Why the popular walleye bait is hard to find
Updated: Cool water temps make for a tough walleye bite on opener
Morken: Fishing by the numbers
Mike Frisch: Tips for the walleye opener
Delores "Dee" Annethe Mrzena Holstad
Geraldine "Gerrie" May Russell (Hundley)
Philip R. Harrang
Larry E. Thielmann
LETTER: Alomere name tells me nothing
OUR TURN: Real solutions or more regulation?
LETTER: Imagine there's no freedom
LETTER: Tax cuts to rich expand national debt
EDITORIAL: Paid letter policy takes effect
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
New Starbucks coming to Alexandria
On The Street
Chamber Ambassadors recognize two local businesses
Economist: U.S. well positioned
Most on board with new hospital name
hires and promotions
on the street
January 5, 2018
A new reason to visit Rune Stone Park
A ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the new visitor center at Kensington Rune Stone Park took place Wednesday, Jan. 3. Douglas County...
January 5, 2018 - 6:28am
June 23, 2017
History comes alive at Runestone Museum
Shane Christen, portraying 3rd Sergeant Steele, talks about some of the firearms and ammunition that were used during the Civil War at History...
June 23, 2017 - 4:04pm
April 26, 2017
Kensington Area Heritage Society announces Saturday event
For the past several years, the Kensington Area Heritage Society has hosted a research forum focusing on the Kensington runestone. This year's event will be an open house at the museum on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 10 Central Ave. S. in Kensington. There will be...
April 26, 2017 - 10:07am
February 22, 2017
Kensington Area Heritage Society hosts open house
The Kensington Area Heritage Society will host an open house on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Kensington Community Center. A formal program will begin around 1:30 p.m. For the last several years, this event has been called History with Eleanor Day in honor of Kensington's...
February 22, 2017 - 8:00am
December 2, 2016
Sensitive Santa is safe place for special needs children
A sensitive Santa event for children with special needs and their families will be held on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the lower level of Grand Arbor, 4403 Pioneer Road, Alexandria. The event includes pictures with Santa, activities and snacks. Digital images will be available...
December 2, 2016 - 7:00am
November 9, 2016
Norse secrets in Vikings stadium
"Honor your legacy, defend the North." You'll find this phrase engraved in the prow of the Viking ship outside U.S. Bank Stadium. But unless...
November 9, 2016 - 8:00am
October 28, 2016
City of Alexandria to appoint 2017 committee members
The city of Alexandria will appoint members of the public to the following committees for duties beginning at the first meeting of 2017, unless otherwise noted: Airport Commission, Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission, Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District, Board of Public...
October 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 5, 2016
EDITORIAL: Runestone mystery still beckons
The mystery surrounding the Kensington Runestone continues to pull people in — even after 118 years. Ever since the stone was found by...
October 5, 2016 - 12:00am
August 10, 2016
Singers invited to raise up voices in new choir
A new choir is in its beginning stages in the Alexandria area. Created by Hayley Bouressa, The Runestone Singers will be a community choir that...
August 10, 2016 - 12:00am
March 18, 2016
Hoax or history?
By John Lamb Forum News Service Mike Scholtz is thrilled that his feature-length documentary, "Lost Conquest," headlines the opening day of...
March 18, 2016 - 12:00am
September 10, 2014
Runestone fame keeps rolling on
Word about the Kensington Runestone continues to roll around the country. As part of a promotion launched in 2011, the U-Haul moving company...
September 10, 2014 - 12:00am
August 13, 2014
Sun, steak and smiles combine to support museum
The Runestone Museum in Alexandria held its 30th annual steak fry fundraiser last Wednesday. Sunny skies and warm temperatures made for a perfect...
August 13, 2014 - 12:00am
August 14, 2013
Runestone Go-Karts results
August 9, 2013 Rookie Heat 1: 1. Matthew Golden; 2. Ty Fuoss; 3. Morgan Haack; 4. Landon Nordick Heat 2: 1. Golden; 2. Haack; 3. Fuoss; 4. Nordick Feature: 1. Fuoss; 2. Haack; 3. Nordick; 4. Golden Sportsman Flat Heat 1: 1. Bryce Sward; 2. Brooke Flynn; 3. Maddie Swenson;...
August 14, 2013 - 12:00am
July 4, 2013
Runestone Go-Kart racing
RUNESTONE GO KART RACING JUNE 28, 2013 Rookie Heat 1: 1. Nick Lupkes; 2. Ty Fuoss; 3. Matthew Golden; 4. Jack Koranda; 5. Alexander Fosberg Heat 2: 1. Golden; 2. Koranda; 3. Fuoss; 4. Lupkes; 5. Fosberg; Feature: 1. Koranda; 2. Lupkes; 3. Fuoss; 4. Golden Sportsman Flat Heat...
July 4, 2013 - 12:00am
June 26, 2013
Fouss, Sward, Bitzan are multiple winners at Runestone Raceway
Ty Fouss won a pair of heat races and the feature event in the Rookie Division at the Runestone Raceway Go-Kart oval last Friday. Also picking up two heat and a feature win were Bryce Sward in the Sportsman Flat Division and Tyler Bitzan in the Junior I Caged Animal. Winning the...
June 26, 2013 - 12:00am