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School Board debates future of Kenmare grade school building

A recommendation to make repairs at Kenmare Elementary School rather than build an addition at the high school to house all students in grades kindergarten through 12 sparked a long discussion at the school board’s regular meeting on July 21st.

Posted 7/29/09 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare School Board tours high school building to consider option of housing all grades in one building

Members of the Kenmare School Board joined school superintendent Duane Mueller and high school principal Scott Faul on a tour of the high school building following the regular board meeting July 21st in order to consider various options for housing all the elementary classrooms under one roof. Mueller told board members he had spent time simply walking the building and considering uses for the space. “We have to think outside the box,” he said.

Posted 7/29/09 (Wed) read more »

New photography studio now open

Novel Conceptions, a photography business opened last week in Kenmare by Shane and Shannon Christianson, wants to capture your memories one photograph at a time, in the convenience of your hometown.

Posted 7/22/09 (Wed) read more »

John Syvertson to serve as interim pastor for Kenmare and Bowbells Lutheran churches

Pastor John Syvertson, who begins his service as interim pastor at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Kenmare and Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Bowbells on Thursday, believes he was called into the ministry as a boy. His route to the pulpit followed a career in social work across two states, but as he approached the age of 40 he decided to meet that milestone in seminary. “Six years later,” he said from his office at Nazareth Lutheran Church, “I can’t imagine doing anything else.”

Posted 7/15/09 (Wed) read more »

Carpio organic garden to operate 11 months of year

Marvin and Ilene Baker’s certified organic garden on the outskirts of Carpio is growing as well as any garden this summer, thanks to abundant sunlight, organic compost, and the occasional rain shower supplemented by irrigation from the Des Lacs River. A $20,000 boost from the Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture (ECH) at MSU-Bottineau will also improve the garden’s production this season.

Posted 7/09/09 (Thu) read more »

MRP celebrates 100 Years of Memories

Sunday, June 28th, offered as fine of weather seen at any of the Mouse River Park events of the past century, and proved to be the perfect day to celebrate “100 Years of Memories.”

Posted 7/09/09 (Thu) read more »

Cutter sleigh is new showpiece for Kenmare Pioneer Village

One of the newest exhibits at Kenmare’s Pioneer Village may also be one of its most charming.

Posted 7/09/09 (Thu) read more »

Green Power Express will get ND-produced power to the big markets

Area residents had their first chance to hear about the Green Power Express last week during meetings held in Kenmare, Berthold, Bowbells and Minot with Curt Johnson, a principal of Hartland Wind Farm, and Joe Dudak, vice president in charge of special projects with ITC Holdings of Novi, Michigan.

Posted 7/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Family fills Dorathea Limke's life

For Dorathea Limke, who will turn 100 years old on July 3rd, the best things in her life are her family members, and she’s quick to rattle off the numbers in each generation.

Posted 6/24/09 (Wed) read more »

Association of Commerce works to keep things going in the community

All the fun of eBay goes live in Kenmare for the next two weeks as the Kenmare Association of Commerce sponsors the first “kBay” (for Kenmare) Silent Auction.

Posted 6/24/09 (Wed) read more »