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Self-taught crafters offer gifts you won't find in stores

With successful Christmas sales behind them, local crafters Jessica Melin and Holly Kohler are looking forward to expanding their respective lines of handcrafted gifts through the winter and spring months.

Posted 12/29/10 (Wed) read more »

Refuge throws a party for its 75th

The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge turned 75 years old in 2010, and refuge personnel celebrated the anniversary with the public on December 14th.

Posted 12/29/10 (Wed) read more »

Baptist minister preached his first sermon at age 17

For Dr. John and Camille Fetterhoff, the decision to move to Kenmare for the minister’s position at Faith Baptist Church occurred in a whirlwind of activity.

Posted 12/29/10 (Wed) read more »

Landowners form group to promote property rights

The new Northwest Landowners Association elected board members and outlined initiatives they intend to present to the state legislature during a meeting attended by about 50 interested people held December 15th in Berthold.

Posted 12/28/10 (Tue) read more »

Kenmare woman turns 100

Gladys Claxton has filled a long life with a sales career, painting, photography, tatting and the miracles of friends and family

Posted 12/14/10 (Tue) read more »

Bombers writing new history as new team takes the court

Fans may not know many players on the court for the Lewis & Clark-Berthold varsity boys basketball team right now. “We have a lot of new faces this year,” said head coach Brock Teets. “I think we had the biggest turnover in the state as far as our varsity roster goes.”

Posted 12/08/10 (Wed) read more »

Fire destroys King home Sunday night

A fire Sunday night destroyed the David and Stephanie King home about 11 miles south of Kenmare, one mile west of the junction of ND Highway 50 with U.S. Highway 52.

Posted 12/07/10 (Tue) read more »

Refuge again has friendly face to greet the public

The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge, just across the lake from Kenmare, has a friendly face to directly welcome the public again with Jennifer Jewett, travel specialist and education and outreach coordinator for the Souris River Basin Complex. “I want people in the community to know there’s someone up front now,” she said, laughing. “The door’s not going to be locked when everybody’s out in the field!”

Posted 12/07/10 (Tue) read more »

KHS Girls Basketball--Team returns with some experience

KHS girls basketball head coach Jason Schwarz is pleased to have three well-known members of last year’s Class B state tournament team returning as seniors this season in Erika Lemere, Kortni Miller and Katie King.

Posted 12/07/10 (Tue) read more »

Berthold welcomes new bank

Amid frustration and dismay from customers, Bremer Bank closed the doors at its branch in Berthold on October 29th. However, State Bank & Trust of Kenmare-Berthold Office opened for business in the same location on November 9th, offering full banking services Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

Posted 12/03/10 (Fri) read more »