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Proposal for Berthold would build 2000 homes in five years

Dave Berry, a partner in 5Stone Development in Scottsdale, AZ, was told by former college friends working in the oil business that North Dakota was the place to be right now.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Conditions just right for darkhouse spearfishing

The warm temperatures and low snowfall totals for winter 2011-2012 have left skiers, snowmobilers and snowshoers across western North Dakota disappointed with the weather. But conditions are just right for darkhouse spearfishing, and women ages 18 and older are invited to learn all about that winter sport on Saturday, February 11th. Lake Darling and the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge will host a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop that day from 10 am to 4 pm.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Baptist Home to take on new freshened look as identity changes to Maple View

As of yesterday morning, the Baptist Home of Kenmare officially changed ownership and now sports a new name as Maple View of Kenmare.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Fire shuts down Berthold's cafe

The ANSUL fire suppression system did just what it was supposed to do at the Tumbleweed Cafe in Berthold sometime late Sunday or early Monday morning when it extinguished a fire that started on the charbroil grill.

Posted 1/31/12 (Tue) read more »

Problem not going away for overcrowded Berthold School

Voters in the Lewis & Clark School District narrowly defeated a bond issue to support a proposed $12 million expansion and renovation project for Berthold Public School last month, but district officials are still considering options to meet the need for more space at Berthold.

Posted 1/31/12 (Tue) read more »

City and state officials discuss oil impacts

Community leaders from Kenmare, Bowbells, Powers Lake, Portal, Columbus and Lignite sat down with representatives from several state agencies on January 12th to discuss the impact of oil development and needs across the area.

Posted 1/24/12 (Tue) read more »

Science teacher quits

The Kenmare school board voted to accept the resignation of KHS science teacher Nichole Kunz, following action take during the regular January 17th board meeting and a special meeting called for January 19th.

Posted 1/24/12 (Tue) read more »

New city patrolman enjoys community involvement

Seth Engelstad started his new position as a patrol officer for the Kenmare Police Department January 16th, and had the opportunity to meet a number of local residents when he worked the Kenmare Fire Department Coyote Tournament Friday and Saturday nights.

Posted 1/24/12 (Tue) read more »

Legacy Farm is one of only three licensed egg dealers in ND

One of Kenmare’s newest business ventures is clucking along on Legacy Farm northwest of town, where owner Kate Ankenbauer tends a small flock of hens and delivers fresh eggs to sell at Gartner’s Jack & Jill.

Posted 1/17/12 (Tue) read more »

MTI to close its Kenmare site . . .

After nearly 15 years in its location on Kenmare’s southside square, MTI will be closing the doors there January 27th.

Posted 1/17/12 (Tue) read more »