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Is the Kenmare area ready for pickleball?...

There’s a relatively new sport that has proved to be good exercise for everyone, from small children to seniors, and it has little if anything to do with pickles.

Posted 1/28/20 (Tue) read more »

Restored barn stands tall on the prairie...

When Kory and Laurie Richardson bought a farmstead in the southwest corner of Ward County’s Spencer Township in 2016, he promised the Joseph and Harriet Erickson family he would restore the family barn.

Posted 1/21/20 (Tue) read more »

Harvest extends into new year...

With wet conditions persisting last fall, Mike Zimmer wasn’t sure he was going to get to his corn crop, and he didn’t in 2019.

Posted 1/14/20 (Tue) read more »

Kenmare Optometry Clinic changes hands...

It’s no secret there has been an out-migration of young people from North Dakota. But if you give young people an opportunity, they’re going to seize it and build a future.

Posted 1/07/20 (Tue) read more »

Recycling center in jeopardy of closing...

The future of Kenmare’s recycling center hangs in the balance after Kalix announced last week it will no longer accept cardboard and other salvageable materials after Jan. 31.

Posted 12/30/19 (Mon) read more »

Christmas canola harvest...

It's not every day you'll see a combine harvesting grain in December in North Dakota, let alone a week before Christmas. 

Posted 12/23/19 (Mon) read more »

Is Kenmare ready for electric cars?...

What are the odds of people stopping in a community to recharge their electric vehicles when there is a major highway that runs between two nations and is equidistant to other charging stations?

Posted 12/17/19 (Tue) read more »

Ford pins 7 opponents in wrestling tournament...

To say Skyler Ford crushed his opponents in the Velva Wrestling Tournament Saturday is an understatement.

Posted 12/10/19 (Tue) read more »

New challenges as harvest completion remains uncertain...

As farmers struggled to complete the 2019 harvest, one thing after another kept delaying it, and now that a major winter storm has passed through the state, it most likely won’t be completed, at least not this year.

Posted 12/03/19 (Tue) read more »

Honker wrestlers have 'crazy potential.' ...

Just about everybody who has gone out for wrestling has some experience on the mat. That pleases Honker head coach Danny Mogren, but he’s not resting on his laurels.

Posted 11/26/19 (Tue) read more »