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New memorial honors nation's veterans

A new veterans memorial was unveiled Monday on the grounds of Trinity Lutheran Church northeast of Kenmare.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Las Vegas crew gets start on downtown improvements

A curb, sidewalk and lighting project in downtown Kenmare is now on hold until spring, according to the on-site construction superintendent.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Berthold City Council approves contract with Circle Sanitation

Garbage rates in Berthold may increase in the coming months, following action taken by the Berthold City Council to approve a new five-year contract proposed by Circle Sanitation during the November 4th council meeting.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Escalating repair costs and growing enrollment are the push for school building project

It’s up to the voters now. Next Tuesday, Kenmare School District patrons will decide whether or not to fund a $14 million building project.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

"The Forgotten War"--Fighting in the Korean War ended 60 years ago in 1953

Posted 11/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Lloyd Holter was on the road in Korea during most of his service

For Lloyd Holter of the Coteau area, the Korean War began in September 1951, when he was drafted into the 25th Quartermaster Company. The 23-year-old completed his basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and shipped out to Korea in January 1952.

Posted 11/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Gerald Lawson was shot and wounded on the battlefield in Korea

“I was there at the end,” Gerald Lawson said about his service in Korea, which resulted in a Purple Heart. “I was wounded late the night of 7th of July or early on the morning of the 8th, and the war ended on the 27th.”

Posted 11/07/13 (Thu) read more »

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 »