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School board shaves off half of bond issue budget

Cost projections for a new round of voting on a Kenmare Public School bond issue have been sliced nearly in half after a $14 million bond issue failed in November, 2013.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Mock school shooting is very realistic for volunteers

A man dressed in olive drab green, wearing goggles and carrying an M-16 military assault rifle, walked calmly and slowly into the Kenmare High School commons area Thursday afternoon, March 6, and began firing. Moments after the first shots rang out, local police, the Ward County Sheriff’s Department and the North Dakota Game & Fish Department were moving into the school in a SWAT team formation.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Screen printing now available at One Stop

A new, recently installed screen printing machine and software program, has allowed Kenmare One Stop owner Penny Sigloh to screen print fabrics locally for the first time.

Posted 3/06/14 (Thu) read more »

State-of-the-art ride arrives for Kenmare ambulance

It took almost two months longer than expected, but a new ambulance finally arrived in Kenmare on Feb. 22.

Posted 3/06/14 (Thu) read more »

State commerce officials may have fresh ideas for Kenmare's future

A Kenmare-area native saw his idea come to fruition Feb. 12 during an economic development meeting in Kenmare. David Lehman, who works for the North Dakota Department of Commerce, suggested to Kenmare Community Development Corp., Executive Director Jennifer Nelson and treasurer Jamie Livingston during a leadership conference that both entities should get together and discuss potential opportunities in Kenmare.

Posted 3/06/14 (Thu) read more »

Four KHS wrestlers earn trip to state

Four Kenmare High School wrestlers have qualified for the North Dakota state tournament by virtue of placing among the top four in their weight classes at the Region III individual tournament held Saturday at Minot Ryan... Also in this edition, A big day is coming Friday for Kenmare Floral, curb jumpers are becoming a bigger problem in Kenmare, the boys District 12 basketball tournament begins Thursday, Kenmare girls get their first basketball win over Tioga and Berthold students of the month are named.

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Curb jumpers becoming a bigger problem in Kenmare

On behalf of numerous community residents, Jamie Livingston met with the Kenmare City Council Monday night to ask if something can be done about people jumping curbs with vehicles.

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »

New ownership to bring new products to Berthold Meat Shop

A Berthold business with increasing demand has caught the attention of a St. Louis entrepreneur. Also in this edition... 911 call reports deceased child, Kenmare School Board to meet to decide date for second bond issue vote, Football co-op and new Legacy school may affect Kenmare's 9-man or 11-man football status, oil-by-rail safety skepticism grows with each incident, Emergency Management in Kenmare to discuss what can be learned from mock shooting drill.

Posted 1/22/14 (Wed) read more »

Engineer lambasted during Berthold City Council meeting

Berthold city engineer Brice Nelson was bombarded with questions he apparently was unable to answer Monday night during the Berthold City Council meeting.

Posted 1/15/14 (Wed) read more »

Mayors react to crude oil train explosion

Safety concerns among city leaders have been ramped up in the wake of a Dec. 30 crude oil train explosion just west of Casselton. Also in the edition... Brutal weather slows the pace of life here and across the state, a family dog is found dead in a road ditch, a Kenmare man personifies the avid NDSU Bison fan, Kenmare center keeping recyclables out of the landfill and eyewitnesses describe heat, train bursting into fireball.

Posted 1/08/14 (Wed) read more »