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Rail transport of oil enhances pipelines

Trains rumbling east and west out of Berthold have carried agricultural commodities for decades. Oil cars use the tracks now, too, hundreds of them each week since the Berthold Station Rail Loading Facility of Enbridge Pipelines came into service last March.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

Greenwing Day as popular now as 18 years ago

Kids crowded around the table where Kory Richardson and Kelly Madsen stood gutting fish Saturday morning during the Greenwing Day event held at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge.

Posted 8/08/13 (Thu) read more »

New appliance store opens in Kenmare

Just over seven years ago, Shane Harris stood in his 2,500-square foot shop on the east side of U.S. Highway 52 in Kenmare and talked about the orders he was getting as he opened his new business, Modern Woodworks.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed) read more »

Artist Robin Carlson shares Norwegian tales with Amtrak passengers

Robin Carlson of Kenmare boarded Amtrak’s Empire Builder train on July 23rd with her troll, Magnus Haakon Misse, by her side.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed) read more »

Water park discussion continues at session

What’s on the wish list for a new pool facility in Kenmare?

Posted 8/05/13 (Mon) read more »

Kenmare airport to complete upgrades with $1.1 million grant

The Kenmare Municipal Airport will essentially have a new runway, once a project to rejuvenate the surface of the existing runway is completed this fall.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed) read more »

Downtown sidewalks and street lights are a safety concern

Even as Kenmare’s west side square is undergoing a major demolition and construction project, the Kenmare City Council is weighing options to freshen up the rest of the square with new lights and sidewalks.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed) read more »

Pastor John Fetterhoff elected to chair Kenmare Safe Communities Coalition

The Kenmare Safe Communities Coalition took a formal step toward organizing at the July meeting by electing Pastor John Fetterhoff to a two-year term as the coalition’s chair and Camille Fetterhoff as the coalition’s secretary.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare trucker is also bounce house maker

Children ran toward the bright primary colors of the “Crayon” bounce house set up in the southeast corner of Kenmare’s downtown park on the evening of July 16th. Many ignored the free burgers and hot dogs grilled by members of the Kenmare Association of Commerce, choosing instead to kick off their shoes and dive through the door of the inflatable attraction, where they could jump and shout to their hearts’ content.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Mallards win Babe Ruth Championship

The Renville County Mallards baseball team is the 2013 Gateway Sectional Babe Ruth champion. The team consists of a mix of Kenmare and Mohall players.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »