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School Board ends use of gym at Donnybrook

The Kenmare school board made several decisions that will impact student activities next year, during a regular meeting held May 10th. Board members started with an extensive discussion of the use of the Donnybrook gymnasium for practices and junior high boys basketball games. Activities Committee chairman Mike Zimmer reported on a meeting held with Curt Graff and Dennis Huff of Donnybrook.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »

Fire breaks out in Pioneer Village storage building

Firefighters were called to Kenmare’s Pioneer Village Saturday night to extinguish a fire burning in a storage building located between the Norma Hall and the Bintz House.

Posted 5/12/11 (Thu) read more »

Council learns Kenmare wants to be smoke-free

Kenmare would like to be smoke-free.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Activities Committee looks at cutting a KHS spring sport

After looking at low participation numbers and high costs for transporting student athletes to practices, games or meets, the Kenmare School Board Activities Committee agreed to present those facts to the full board to make a decision about eliminating one spring sport.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Survey says: Kenmare wants smoking ban

With 138 surveys returned, the attitude toward a smoke-free Kenmare came through clearly: 81.4 percent of the respondents favored a law in Kenmare that would prohibit smoking in all indoor public places.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Power outages add to the misery of weekend blizzard

Winter’s last blast blew through northwestern North Dakota over the weekend, with drenching rain, dangerous ice buildup, snowfall totalling several inches and wind gusts measured between 55 and 70 mph throughout the region on Saturday afternoon.

Posted 5/04/11 (Wed) read more »

Dakota Prairie Creative Society wants to share the arts, promote regional talent and offer arts education to all ages

A new regional organization for artists and artisans was launched last week in Kenmare when the Dakota Prairie Creative Society held its first public meeting on April 28th.

Posted 5/03/11 (Tue) read more »

New calendar set as school counts down to summer

The countdown to summer vacation has started for Kenmare Public School students, but they must be ready to return to classes on August 18th, according to the calendar adopted by the Kenmare school board during a regular meeting held April 19th.

Posted 4/26/11 (Tue) read more »

Community group considers smoking ban for Kenmare

The Kenmare Tobacco Coalition is waiting to hear what you think about smoking.

Posted 4/26/11 (Tue) read more »

Wheels & Meals expands its services with Home Care Deal

In the interest of meeting the needs of even more area residents, Kenmare Wheels & Meals is expanding beyond transit and dinners to offer the Home Care Deal.

Posted 4/26/11 (Tue) read more »