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Boats, decoy painting, safe shooting are all favorites of Greenwing Day

“I saw you litter,” four-year-old Trevor Kreklau of Flaxton declared as he marched up to three “fishermen” in a boat resting on grass near the Des Lacs Lake.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »

100-year-old Mabel Ekstrom recalls her father came to North Dakota to make his fortune

Longtime Kenmare and Bowbells area resident Mabel Ekstrom turns a hundred years young this week, and has been celebrating the occasion with the relatives and friends she holds dear in her life.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »

Oregon contractor and his investors fall in love with Kenmare

Oregon contractor Ryan Blackwell drove to western North Dakota this past spring to assess the opportunities in the booming oil patch.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »

Cemetery access road approved at Berthold

The Berthold city council approved the construction of a new access road to the community’s cemetery, based on public input received at a special meeting held July 20th, but a question remains about payment for the project.

Posted 8/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare's Fun Zone Daycare has a staff of four

Belinda Steen, owner of Fun Zone Daycare in Kenmare, stood among a group of children clamoring for help putting on their shoes for a much-anticipated trip outside.

Posted 8/03/12 (Fri) read more »

Growing need for daycare leaves parents stressed

Finding a daycare provider may be one of the biggest hurdles new and newly-arrived parents face in Kenmare.

Posted 8/03/12 (Fri) read more »

Two 12-unit apartment buildings taking shape

With one roof in place and the second roof scheduled for shingles this week, the two new 12-plexes along Division Street in Kenmare are starting to take shape.

Posted 8/03/12 (Fri) read more »

State to help open new daycares

The need for more daycare providers extends beyond Kenmare across all of the state’s oil-producing counties.

Posted 8/02/12 (Thu) read more »

Cobblestone Inn to build 45-room motel at Kenmare

Travelers and visitors to the area may soon have another option for a good night’s sleep, with Cobblestone Hotels announcing plans to build on the southeast side of Kenmare.

Posted 7/25/12 (Wed) read more »

Area farmers discuss farm bill in Kenmare with staff of congressional delegation

Even as the U.S. House Agriculture Committee marked up a version of the proposed Farm Bill on July 11th, area producers met in Kenmare with staff members from North Dakota’s congressional delegation to discuss the legislation.

Posted 7/24/12 (Tue) read more »