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Father Chipson serves Catholic parishes of Kenmare, Donnybrook and Bowbells

“I would like to be called ‘Father,’ not ‘Doctor,’” Father Joseph Chipson said about the master’s and doctorate degrees he earned at colleges in his home country of India.

Posted 9/20/12 (Thu) read more »

Mouse River Park on its way to being a summer gathering place again

One year ago, as residents and campers at Mouse River Park cleared tons of debris from the silt-covered campgrounds and water-logged bar and cafe, they speculated about when and if the Park could become a summer gathering place again. Damage left by the Mouse River Flood appeared irreparable in any logical time frame.

Posted 9/13/12 (Thu) read more »

Kenmare Fire Department replaces burned truck

A little more than two weeks after the Kenmare Fire Department lost its quick response truck to a field fire near Coulee, the firefighters have a new truck in service. And it came from just a short distance away.

Posted 9/13/12 (Thu) read more »

West side business renewal taking shape

Kenmare’s downtown west side square has looked bleak for too many years.

Posted 9/13/12 (Thu) read more »

Bombers football lose one, win one, to start the season

The Lewis & Clark-Our Redeemer’s football team shut out New Town on the road August 31st, 19-0.

Posted 9/13/12 (Thu) read more »

Bombers volleyball opens new season with two wins

The Lewis & Clark volleyball team opened regular season play with two non-district wins during the last week of August.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed) read more »

Dry conditions helping some area farmers reclaim saturated fields

Two years ago, in 2010, Jerry Overton planted every field he farms northeast of Kenmare. Then he watched as late May and early June rains washed away 30 percent of his crop and transformed cropland into wetlands.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare firefighters called out six times in five days

When the smoke cleared August 25th, the Kenmare Fire Department had responded to six fires in five days.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed) read more »

KHS volleyball team knows they won't be intimidating

When the KHS volleyball team takes the court this season, no opponent is likely to be intimidated by the Honkers’ size. “We are even shorter than we were last year,” said head coach Tim Wallstrum.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed) read more »

Berthold Public School welcomes 21 new students

Opening week enrollment at Lewis & Clark-Berthold Public School followed a trend started last year, with 21 new students arriving at the school.

Posted 9/12/12 (Wed) read more »