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City issues 14 building permits this month for work topping $5.5 million

It may be the largest total value for building permits ever issued at one time for the City of Kenmare, but the City Council approved them all with little fanfare at their Monday meeting.

Posted 6/13/12 (Wed) read more »

Walking trail is an instant hit with the community

Kenmare’s newest recreational feature will be dedicated Saturday, June 16th, following the walk/run held on its surface.

Posted 6/13/12 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare woman caring for orphaned bison calf

A random lightning strike on May 22nd determined Tami Gravesen’s summer plans.

Posted 6/13/12 (Wed) read more »

L&C takes 3rd at State B baseball

In their first appearance in the Class B state baseball tournament since 1980, the Lewis & Clark Wildcats picked up a third place trophy and served notice their young team is a force on the field.

Posted 6/07/12 (Thu) read more »

K-B-MLS girls earn 7th in State's first Class B softball tourney

The Kenmare-Bowbells-MLS team ran into a buzzsaw at the Class B fastpitch softball tournament last weekend, but the squad finished in seventh place and earned a place in sports history by playing in the first state Class B tournament for the game.

Posted 6/07/12 (Thu) read more »

L&C boys golf team makes fourth consecutive trip to State

The Lewis & Clark boys’ golf team recently capped off the 2012 season with a trip to the ND State Class “B” Boys’ Golf Meet, which was held south of Fargo, at Oxbow Country Club, on May 29 and 30.

Posted 6/07/12 (Thu) read more »

Representative Froseth and state's interim Finance and Taxation Committee discuss tax relief and replacing revenues

Residents of North Dakota have paid a property tax since before the state was a state, with the first such tax enacted in 1882 by the Dakota Territory Legislative Assembly. The Territory collected 1.5 mills, with another 2 mills going to counties within the territory and 1 mill designated for roads and bridges.

Posted 6/06/12 (Wed) read more »

Local schools and cities concerned with unknowns of property tax elimination

One of the most closely watched and hotly contested choices voters will make on Tuesday doesn’t have to do with any elected officials at all.

Posted 6/06/12 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare police working to educate on ATV laws and to get dogs licensed

Officers with the Kenmare Police Department are doing their best to educate new residents in town about the local laws regarding the use of ATVs. “I’ve stopped a lot of people already,” said Chief Gary Kraft.

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »

Lewis & Clark to make first trip to State Baseball since 1980

The Lewis & Clark high school baseball team (13-4) hasn’t stepped onto the state tournament field since 1980, but the 2012 Wildcats will run the bases there after claiming the Region 7 tournament championship with a decisive 7-3 win over Des Lacs-Burlington.

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »