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School board approves two-year salary and benefits package for Kenmare teachers

The Kenmare School Board approved several salary and benefits changes effective for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years during a special meeting held May 21st.

Posted 5/28/13 (Tue) read more »

Park Board says water slide is unlikely to ever be installed here

The water slide purchased for the swimming pool by the City of Kenmare remains in pieces in the Jaycees Park where it was unloaded nearly four years ago.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »

Earl Lindquist goes to great lengths to record family history

Earl D. Lindquist of Longview, WA, wanted to have a family history book ready for the Lindquist reunion scheduled in July 2013 for Saskatchewan.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »

School moves ahead on plans for new gym and grade school

Construction of a significant addition to the Kenmare School, including a second gym and grade school classrooms, could begin next year if voters approve the plan.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »

Housing demand remains strong

The need for housing across western North Dakota has become a constant headache for township, city and county officials after five years of unprecedented oil and gas development in the region. Kenmare is situated at the edge of the Bakken oilfield, but requests for all types of housing continue to impact the community, even as newcomers arrive with no place to call home.

Posted 5/15/13 (Wed) read more »

Large chunk of undeveloped city property changes hands

The City of Kenmare has signed a quit claim deed to turn over a large parcel of property to the Kenmare Community Development Corporation (KCDC).

Posted 5/15/13 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare High School to award 15 diplomas for the Class of 2013

Kenmare High School will celebrate the commencement of its 105th graduating class on Sunday, May 26, 2013, beginning at 2:30 pm in the school gymnasium.

Posted 5/14/13 (Tue) read more »

Lewis & Clark-Berthold High School to honor 24 graduates in Class of 2013

Lewis & Clark-Berthold High School will host commencement exercises for seniors and eighth grade students on Sunday, May 19, 2013, beginning at 1 pm in the school gymnasium.

Posted 5/14/13 (Tue) read more »

Park amenities are a work in progress as summer approaches

“Every week, it’s amazing what happens in here,” Ron Heisler said as he walked through the double doors now in place at the north end of the Mouse River Park auditorium. The building is being remodeled into the new Country Mouse Bar, and Heisler was granted the lease to operate the establishment. “For the Park, this is awesome.”

Posted 5/09/13 (Thu) read more »

Popular Mouse River Park watering hole to reopen soon

Ron Heisler just expects his errands to take longer these days. He gets stopped and questioned continuously by friends and strangers alike ever since the Renville County Park Board announced he would take over the operation of the Country Mouse Bar this summer.

Posted 5/09/13 (Thu) read more »