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Talent on stage for Prairie Pioneer Days
State disaster declaration for Stevens County
Minnesota daycare provider found guilty; child suffered brain damage
Chalk one up for Relay for Life
Junior Legion: Morris falls to elimination bracket
Sunny skies for annual Marv Meyer Fun Run
Legion Baseball: Hancock eliminated from sub-district playoffs
Zosel heads to USF for golf
Amateur Baseball: Morris takes Stevens County with win at Hancock
Robert O. Hubbard
Josephine "Josie" Esterling
Nickey L Wolff
Letter to the editor: Second amendment not under attack
Colorful crew tosses candy July 4
Stevens County Times Editorial: Take care of your lawn
Letter to the editor: Contact Senate about healthcare bill
Letter to the editor: Happy July 4
Dairy hosts Open House
WROC's Features from the Farm: Research on industrial hemp
Taking a break from ag work
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
KENSINGTON, Minn.—Dan and Kay Persons, sheep producers in rural Kensington in western Minnesota, are hoping to play a role in the fight...
June 22, 2017 - 4:35pm
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, which began last week in California and continues this week in Alexandria. Participating in the tour is Professor Henrik Williams of Uppsala...
September 29, 2010 - 7:01am
July 10, 2010
Information released about semitrailer-train crash near Kensington
More information has been released about a semitrailer-train crash near Kensington Friday afternoon. The crash happened at about 12:20 p.m....
July 10, 2010 - 2:50am
July 9, 2010
Semitrailer driver injured in crash with train near Kensington
KENSINGTON, Minn. - A driver of a semitrailer suffered serious injuries in a crash with a train west of Kensington this afternoon. The crash happened on the Canadian Pacific railroad tracks and Highway 55 in Douglas County just east of the border with Grant County. Both Grant and...
July 9, 2010 - 2:30pm
December 31, 2009
Kensington man crosses 'climb a mountain' off his bucket list
Marvin Jensen can cross off at least one thing from his bucket list. This past August, he climbed a mountain. "This is one thing I wanted to...
December 31, 2009 - 12:39pm
October 22, 2009
Runestone research from a different perspective
Adam Hjorthen recently visited the Runestone Museum and Douglas County Historical Society in Alexandria to learn more about the famous Kensington...
October 22, 2009 - 5:55am
October 3, 2009
Forum to feature author of latest Runestone book
If your curiosity over the Kensington Runestone was heightened while watching The History Channel documentary, The Holy Grail in America, here's a chance to learn more. The Kensington Area Heritage Society has arranged a special forum and book signing about the Runestone on Saturday,...
October 3, 2009 - 2:59am
August 27, 2009
From pastures to race tracks; Kensington farmer raises speedy horse
Clayton Mielke never imagined liking horses, much less raising them. He certainly never imagined that a young colt running in the pasture among...
August 27, 2009 - 7:04am
June 15, 2009
Documenting a 111-year-old mystery
The Kensington Runestone is once again in the limelight. This time, as part of a documentary set to air on The History Channel this fall. Andy...
June 15, 2009 - 5:41am
May 28, 2009
Sophia Rose Lanners
Sophia Rose Lanners was born on May 1 at Stevens Community Medical Center in Morris to Brian and Sheila Lanners of Kensington. Sophia Rose weighed...
May 28, 2009 - 1:48pm
February 10, 2009
Two fires near Kensington destroy home, granary
Two separate fires in the Kensington area - one late Friday night and the other early Saturday morning - destroyed a log home and a farm building. The...
February 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Farm where Runestone was unearthed awaits major improvements
Kensington Runestone Park has seen big changes over the years - buildings have been torn down and rebuilt, playground equipment has been erected, trees have grown taller and flowerbeds have been planted. A more recent change is the addition of 140 acres purchased by the Kensington...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 10, 2008
It's a dirty job
Brothers Dana and Paul Nelson grew up working on the family turkey farm near Kensington. They had no idea at the time that they'd still be working there years later. Nor did they know their jobs would someday land them on national TV. The men work at Oakdale Farm, which they own...
May 10, 2008 - 12:00am