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Pizza Hub is 30-year success story here

Who knew that pizza crust and sauce recipes dreamed up by a couple of guys talking over supper could lead to a successful 30-year restaurant venture in Kenmare? (Published 4/22/09)

Posted 5/14/09 (Thu) read more »

Bids totalling over $505,000 awarded for new fire hall

After a decade of planning and fund-raising, ground will be broken for the new Kenmare Fire Hall this spring with an expected completion date of October 1, 2009.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed) read more »

Refuge has lots of room for water storage

While flood events along the Red and Missouri rivers dominate headlines in North Dakota, officials with the Souris River Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex are prepared to deal with concerns that may result from high runoff in the Des Lacs and Souris river basins.

Posted 4/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Area farmers started Farmers Union Oil 75 years ago

One of Kenmare's oldest businesses, Farmers Union Oil Company, celebrated its diamond jubilee last night during its annual member meeting. "It's here for the long haul," said Greg Westlake, general manager since 2000. "We can do everything for the customer. We can sell them machinery, fill their tanks, sell them their batteries, and handle their agronomy needs."

Posted 4/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare Firefighter deploys to Australia

So what does USFWS Fire Management Officer Doug Downs do with his time through the winter when wildfires are a distant memory covered by snowdrifts? He fights fires in the Land Down Under.

Posted 3/26/09 (Thu) read more »

Berthold held to 8th place finish at State

The Lewis & Clark-Berthold boys varsity basketball team closed their season on Saturday with a 22-5 record and an eighth place finish at the State Class B Boys basketball tournament in Minot, after losses to Dakota Prairie, Bowman County and North Star. The Bombers entered the tournament with a 46.9 percent field goal average, but they ran into strong defensive strategies that limited their usual success at the basket.

Posted 3/25/09 (Wed) read more »

Choo-Choo Cafe opens

Kenmare residents and visitors can now enjoy breakfast and lunchtime dining at the Choo-Choo Cafe downtown on the south side of the square.

Posted 3/12/09 (Thu) read more »

Kenmare girls are 6th at State

After an absence of 20 years, the Kenmare Honkers girls basketball team returned to the Class B state tournament, claiming 6th place in the 2009 event held at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks.

Posted 3/12/09 (Thu) read more »

Denali opens storefront here

Denali Development is open and ready to do business in the Kenmare area.

Posted 2/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Conditions improving for wind farm development

With the help of landowners in Burke, Mountrail and northern Ward counties, the Hartland Wind Farm project continues to develop, with conditions becoming even more favorable given current attitudes at the state and national levels.

Posted 2/11/09 (Wed) read more »