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Accepting Kenmare refuge jobs felt like coming home for Zorns

Chad Zorn arrived at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge June 1st to take over the role of refuge manager, only to discover the highest water levels ever recorded at the refuge had flooded roads and damaged water control structures.

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

Work starts on fitness trail

Work got underway Monday on Kenmare’s long-delayed fitness trail.

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

New barn for old tractors going up at Pioneer Village

A new building under construction this week will add indoor display space at Kenmare’s Pioneer Village for antique tractors, machinery, cars and other items.

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

Honkers will play different style from past few years

The senior Honker volleyball players promise the crowd will be entertained at the matches this season. “The fans are going to see some ridiculousness,” said Halie Nelson. She shook her head. “The varsity is just nonsense!”

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

Young team to take the field for Honkers

With only four seniors and two juniors returning to the Kenmare-Bowbells-Burke Central 9-man varsity football roster, head coach Courtney Seime knows he’ll be counting on strong performances from the sophomores and, especially, the 12 freshmen who suit up for practice every day.

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare School still in search of a math teacher

Some of the KHS math classes will follow a standards-based curriculum this semester with homework and tests like usual. The students who excel in those classes and need to be challenged will be presented with enrichment materials, while students who struggle to master math concepts and skills will be supported with additional lessons.

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »

Thefts from garages and vehicles at Donnybrook put residents on edge

Several of the 70 or so residents of Donnybrook say they’re now locking their doors at night after intruders entered garages and vehicles around town during the early morning hours of August 15th.

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »

Calls for ambulance run about one a week

“It’s not all blood,” said Carol Kilene about her volunteer service for the Berthold Ambulance. “People are so afraid and they tell me, ‘I just can’t handle blood,’ but 95 percent of our runs are not blood. They’re for someone who is sick or needs a ride to the hospital or has fallen and broken a bone or they just don’t feel good.”

Posted 8/18/11 (Thu) read more »

Survey of businesses says 73% want Kenmare to be smoke-free

Members of the Kenmare Tobacco-Free Coalition were encouraged by the response to a survey of Kenmare Association of Commerce members about support for a community smoke-free ordinance.

Posted 8/18/11 (Thu) read more »

City approves tax incentives to Annabelle Commercial and Gooseneck Implement

Property development was the primary subject of discussion and action at the Kenmare City Council meeting Monday evening.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »