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Kenmare School year begins with seven new teachers

Kenmare’s class of new teachers includes a range of experiences and a mix of backgrounds. However, the seven new staff members are enthusiastic about starting their year with Kenmare kids.

Posted 8/23/12 (Thu) read more »

Caraganas will be removed along the golf course road

The Kenmare Country Club will work with the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge, Kenmare Township and Northern Plains Railroad to remove a row of trees and improve conditions along the Country Club Road.

Posted 8/23/12 (Thu) read more »

Kenmare fire department called to grass fire near Baden overpass

The Kenmare fire department was called to a grass fire about 5 am Tuesday.

Posted 8/22/12 (Wed) read more »

Berthold and Carpio teens among thousands to attend ELCA Gathering in New Orleans

“This trip was never intended to be a vacation,” Pastor Christoph Schmidt, who serves Zion Lutheran Church in Berthold and Carpio Lutheran Church in Carpio, said about traveling 30 hours one way in a bus with 35 youth and six other adults to attend the ELCA’s Gathering for teens in New Orleans, held July 18-22.

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

New grade principal believes every child needs to be a leader

Walk into principal Janis Gerding’s office at Kenmare Elementary School, and your eye is instantly drawn to collections of photos imprinted with quotations about leadership and character.

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

Smoke-Free North Dakota submits signatures for ballot measure

Members of the Kenmare Tobacco-Free Coalition celebrated the successful statewide efforts to collect over 20,000 signatures in 43 days to get an initiated smoke-free measure on the November ballot.

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

Kenmare School readies for start of classes Tuesday

“We’re ready to roll,” Superintendent Duane Mueller told board members at the August 14th meeting. “The kids will be coming Tuesday. We’ll bring the teachers in Monday.”

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

City Council reviews budget of $1.4 million

Kenmare property owners may owe a little more in taxes next year than this year, according to the city’s new budget, but it will be a little less than last year.

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

Boats, decoy painting, safe shooting are all favorites of Greenwing Day

“I saw you litter,” four-year-old Trevor Kreklau of Flaxton declared as he marched up to three “fishermen” in a boat resting on grass near the Des Lacs Lake.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »

100-year-old Mabel Ekstrom recalls her father came to North Dakota to make his fortune

Longtime Kenmare and Bowbells area resident Mabel Ekstrom turns a hundred years young this week, and has been celebrating the occasion with the relatives and friends she holds dear in her life.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »