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One Stop completes restaurant expansion

The Kenmare One Stop Burger Shop can now accommodate reunions, meetings, birthday parties, baby showers or other gatherings in a new addition, completed last week and opened to the public on Mother’s Day.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Field trip gives 5th graders insight to flowers, plants and gardening

The Kenmare fifth graders tested their green thumbs last Wednesday with a visit to the Garden Center greenhouse in Kenmare. The kids studied plant parts and plant growth earlier in science, so getting an introduction to live plants was one reason for the field trip.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Vandals cause thousands of dollars in damage on refuge

Vandalism can be as common as Canada goose goslings on the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge each spring.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Quilt Inn motel goes smoke-free

“It’s been a long process,” said Janeen Melgaard, manager of the Quilt Inn in Kenmare. “It took over a year, but I’m happy we finally did it. Guests call now to make reservations, and they’re happy it’s smoke-free.”

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Refuge Friends Group forming to support programs and projects at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge

Everyone can use a little help from their friends from time to time, and the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge is no exception.

Posted 5/16/12 (Wed) read more »

City adopts management plan

The City of Kenmare officially has a plan, with final passage of its Comprehensive Management Plan at the city council meeting held Monday.

Posted 5/16/12 (Wed) read more »

Souris Basin wants to help with new businesses and new business ideas

So you've always wanted to own and operate your own laundromat, specialty coffee bar, car wash, dog grooming service or auto body shop?

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »

City nears adoption of plan for orderly growth

The Kenmare Planning and Zoning Commission gave the proposed Land Use Management Plan for the city a "Do Pass" recommendation during a public meeting held Monday night.

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »

Mouse River Park is on its way back

“We’re not dead, just broken,” Mouse River Park caretaker Darrell Iverson said last week about conditions at the Park.

Posted 5/03/12 (Thu) read more »

Fitness instructors organize fundraiser for movie theater

Local Zumba fitness instructors Chris Christensen and Amy Harris lead their high-energy classes four days a week. When they do slow down to relax, they enjoy a movie at the Kenmare Theatre, so when the theatre board announced the need to purchase a digital projector in order to show new releases and keep the doors open, Christensen and Harris wanted to help.

Posted 5/02/12 (Wed) read more »