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Jerry Rasmusson spent 27 months in Korea as a Marine Corps medic

Jerry Rasmusson actually enlisted in the U.S. Navy in May 1951, a week after he graduated from Kenmare High School. “I had just turned 18,” he said. “I thought it’d be nice to sleep between sheets on a ship rather than in a fox hole.”

Posted 11/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Armed robber strikes during church mass

“I was scared, having the barrel two feet from my body,” Desire’e Steinberger said as she described the armed robbery during Mass at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Ray Saturday night.

Posted 11/07/13 (Thu) read more »

KDAK buys two blocks for new housing development

After more than a year of discussions, planning and speculation, the Kenmare Community Development Corporation sold a tract of property south of Division Street between 5th and 7th Avenues for the construction of single- and multi-family homes.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed) read more »

Eighteen cooks fill 400 plates at new GooseFest cook-off

Kenmare’s first Top Shot Chef title was up for grabs Wednesday night during GooseFest week.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed) read more »

Addition to Berthold School ready soon

Lewis & Clark-Berthold elementary students should have more room to maneuver--and learn--within the next month.

Posted 10/30/13 (Wed) read more »

Moving farm machinery at odds with lamp posts and walkways for 6th Street plans

Kenmare residents discussed road width and Ward County right-of-way with engineers who presented two alternatives for improving 6th Street through town.

Posted 10/25/13 (Fri) read more »

New police officer on patrol in Kenmare

Kyle Kienholz made his first rounds last Wednesday as an officer with the Kenmare Police Department.

Posted 10/25/13 (Fri) read more »

Normal access to the refuge returns

Chad Zorn, Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge manager, was happy to see the staff join him at headquarters last Thursday, following action by Congress to end the 16-day government shutdown.

Posted 10/25/13 (Fri) read more »

Snow geese stacking up at the Saskatchewan border

Hunters looking for the famous “blizzard of snows” during the Kenmare GooseFest may have to wait a while.

Posted 10/25/13 (Fri) read more »

Kenmare school will keep using Donnybrook gym

Kenmare school basketball teams will continue using the Donnybrook Community Center for the 2013-2014 school year, with future use of the facility to be considered on an annual basis.

Posted 10/25/13 (Fri) read more »