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Young students treated like celebrities in Bismarck

The Kenmare second graders who are championing the convergent lady beetle as North Dakota’s official state insect discovered they were famous when they arrived in Bismarck to testify before the House Political Subdivisions Committee.

Posted 1/25/11 (Tue) read more »

Hearing in Kenmare Thursday for construction of crude oil pipeline and new pumping stations at Kenaston and Lignite

Members of the North Dakota Public Service Commission will be in town on Thursday to hold a public hearing on applications submitted by Enbridge Pipelines (North Dakota) LLC regarding the construction of 11 miles of 12-inch crude oil pipeline, a new pumping station located near Kenaston, a new pump station near Lignite and station modifications at the existing Berthold Pump Station.

Posted 1/19/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare 2nd graders push to get lady beetle named as North Dakota's official bug

When four Kenmare second graders testify at the North Dakota House of Representatives Political Subdivisions Committee hearing in Bismarck Friday on behalf of their proposal to designate the lady beetle as the state’s official insect, they will be prepared:

Posted 1/18/11 (Tue) read more »

Family Nurse Practitioner is delighted to return to home state

Heather Lautt, the new family nurse practitioner at Trinity Community Clinic-Kenmare, left North Dakota shortly after her graduation from Minot High School and never really expected to return.

Posted 1/18/11 (Tue) read more »

Kidney transplant changes life for Bob Mahlum in ways large and small

When the opportunity came for Bob Mahlum to receive a kidney transplant, he actually had two options.

Posted 1/12/11 (Wed) read more »

Grade students get iPads

Kenmare school board members got their hands on the district’s new iPads Monday night during their regular January meeting as staff members DeVonne Hanson, Tami McNeiley and Terese Skjordal discussed plans for the $100,000 the school received as a competitive federal Title IID grant to enhance education through technology.

Posted 1/12/11 (Wed) read more »

City will allow oilfield offices and man camps

Two oilfield companies have gained permission to locate temporary structures within the Kenmare city limits.

Posted 1/12/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare Coyote Tournament starts Friday

The much-anticipated annual Kenmare Coyote Tournament, hosted by the Kenmare Fire Department, begins Friday, January 14th, as teams gather to plan their strategies and prepare for the actual hunt, which takes place Saturday, January 15th.

Posted 1/11/11 (Tue) read more »

Public invited to Mahlum Benefit on Sunday

Several Kenmare friends and former KHS classmates have encouraged Bob and Angie Mahlum as the couple has faced Bob’s kidney disease and years of dialysis. Now, with Bob’s recent surgeries, those friends and classmates are stepping up their level of support and sponsoring the Bob and Angie Mahlum Benefit on Sunday, January 16th.

Posted 1/11/11 (Tue) read more »

Des Lacs NWR to host Let's Go Snowshoeing program January 29th

Most of you have made your New Year’s resolutions already and perhaps you resolved to “get fit,” learn something new, or just enjoy life more. Here is a great idea to kick start your resolutions--Let’s Go Snowshoeing!

Posted 1/11/11 (Tue) read more »