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50 years of care at the Baptist Home of Kenmare

In April 1960, a representative of the Northwest Baptist Home Society in Minneapolis was in Kenmare to organize arrangements to remodel the former Deaconess Hospital, built in 1916, into a Home for the Aged and Infirm. The building had been vacant for several months at that point, after the opening of the new hospital. With Dan and Ruth Breding as administrators, remodeling work began.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

Tobacco-Free group prefers ordinance comes from Council

Members of the Kenmare Tobacco-Free Coalition met with Terese Skjordal, Troy Hedberg and Todd Ankenbauer of the Kenmare City Council Health Committee Monday night to discuss a proposed smoke-free air ordinance for Kenmare.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

City council accepts low bid on new water tower

A new water tower. A new sewer line for a new development. Numerous new pavement patches and a new culvert in a major waterway. It’s all on the city’s list of needs.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

Scenic Lake Roads closed

Now that the school year is finished and the temperatures have risen, it should be time to enjoy spring and summer activities on the national wildlife refuges in the area.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

Young adults from across the country serve together in the area on AmeriCorps projects

The 10 volunteers serving with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Conservation Corps Oak 2 team arrived at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge at the end of March trained for fire duties and ready to burn.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

Super saturated

Across the state, east to west, north to south, North Dakotans are suffering the misery of swollen waterways, flooded roads, water seeping into homes and businesses, and saturated fields.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Rainfall at Kenmare in 2011 exceeds January-to-May average

The growing puddles, saturated fields, overflowing rivers and creeks, slumping hillsides and damp basements throughout the region only illustrate the obvious: There’s been a lot of rain this spring.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Annabelle Homes plans 114 unit development on Kenmare's east edge

Work could begin as early as July 7th on a new housing project in Kenmare, with plans by Minnesota-based Annabelle Homes to build up to 82 single-family homes and 32 townhouses.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Mouse River Park closed

Campers and holiday weekend visitors planning to relax at Mouse River Park for Memorial Day should change their plans.

Posted 5/27/11 (Fri) read more »

Battalion of heavy equipment rolls in to fix railroad line

The Canadian Pacific Railway tracks northwest of Kenmare were left hanging recently when the hills on the west side of the Upper Des Lacs Lake started falling down. Literally.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »