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City approves interest buydown for new One Stop Burger Shop

The Kenmare City Council revisited and reversed its decision from last month to deny a Fund Itt interest buydown to the One Stop Burger Shop for construction of a new restaurant.

Posted 10/12/11 (Wed) read more »

Great Northern Trucking has plans to make Kenmare its home base

Joey Matejovsky, operations manager for Great Northern Trucking, heard good news Thursday during his visit to Kenmare. “I talked to [public works director] Mike Thompson this morning and we can get water to our new location,” he said. “We’re looking to build immediately!”

Posted 10/05/11 (Wed) read more »

New manager at Farmers Union Oil wants to make a strong company better

Look around the office of Don Boos (rhymes with goes, as in hunting), new general manager for Farmers Union Oil Co., and you’ll notice his passion for deer and upland game. Head mounts of three whitetail bucks hang on the walls, along with two rooster pheasants and the skull of the first mule deer one of his sons took with an archery tag.

Posted 10/05/11 (Wed) read more »

Visit the Des Lacs NWR during National Wildlife Refuge Week October 9-15

Celebrate America’s great outdoors and thrill your senses with a visit to the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge at Kenmare during National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 9-15.

Posted 10/05/11 (Wed) read more »

Kids find lots of favorites on new playground set

The poles are set, the bolts are tightened, and the safety stickers are secured. And now the new playground equipment set up on the east side of Kenmare High School for the older elementary students is finally ready for kids.

Posted 9/28/11 (Wed) read more »

Family finds fitting place for printer's memorial bench

The family of long-time printer and Kenmare News employee Darvin Lindquist honored his memory last week with a bench placed at The Kenmare News museum at Pioneer Village.

Posted 9/28/11 (Wed) read more »

Carpio greenhouse is first of its kind in state

As September gives way to October and most gardeners clear their plots, Marvin and Ilene Baker of North Star Farms at Carpio are gearing up for their next season--winter in the greenhouse.

Posted 9/28/11 (Wed) read more »

Arlen Gartner is ND Grocer of the Year

Arlen Gartner, owner of Gartner’s Jack & Jill in Kenmare, celebrated his birthday September 12th by being named the 2011 North Dakota Grocer of the Year.

Posted 9/21/11 (Wed) read more »

City looks for best fit for property development

Members of the city of Kenmare Comprehensive Planning Committee took a look at three different concept plans Thursday night that would transform about 13.7 acres of vacant property south of Division Street between 5th and 7th avenues into a new neighborhood.

Posted 9/20/11 (Tue) read more »

School increases tax levy by 8.5 percent

Two district patrons attended the Kenmare Public School District’s public meeting held Monday night to discuss the 8.5 percent increase in the property tax levy for 2011.

Posted 9/20/11 (Tue) read more »