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Leaking water line suspected of causing fire and putting it out at downtown business building

Wild Styles Salon & Spa owner Denyce Holter doesn’t take her business for granted on the best of days, but a recent fire and flood incident left her with a renewed sense of gratitude.

Posted 7/18/13 (Thu) read more »

Pioneer Day and the Village offer much more than a quiet stroll down memory lane

“The stationary engines were a hit,” Bryan Quigley, Lake County Historical Society president, said about Kenmare’s annual Pioneer Day on Sunday. “We were grinding corn and shelling corn over there all afternoon.”

Posted 7/18/13 (Thu) read more »

First District Health Unit occupies its new space on Kenmare's west side square

Last fall, First District Health Unit public health nurse Melissa Burud was told she could move her office from its cramped location on the south side square to one of the new buildings available through the west side square revitalization project.

Posted 7/18/13 (Thu) read more »

Group of Berthold residents voice their opposition to new residential development

A group of Berthold residents who live south of the railroad tracks near Ward County 10 went to the city council meeting held July 1st to express concerns about water drainage problems in their yards and basements--and stayed to voice their opposition to a residential development proposed for the area.

Posted 7/11/13 (Thu) read more »

There is much that is "new" at Kenmare Pioneer Village

Kenmare’s Pioneer Village is humming with activity this week as staff and volunteers prepare for the annual Pioneer Day event, scheduled for Sunday, July 14th.

Posted 7/11/13 (Thu) read more »

City Council designates who will pay for downtown improvements

The Kenmare City Council took its first official action to initiate an improvement project for downtown sidewalks and lighting.

Posted 7/11/13 (Thu) read more »

Kenmare Safe Communities Coalition considers e-cigarettes, Take Back program for prescription medication

Tobacco Free North Dakota Executive Director Erin Oban-Hill intended to deliver a brief presentation to the Kenmare Safe Communities Coalition during the organization’s June meeting, but concern about electronic cigarettes led to an intense discussion.

Posted 7/10/13 (Wed) read more »

Basketball in bloomers among memories for two early day Berthold graduates

Sisters Valda (Hansen) Schwede, Class of 1932, and Daisy (Hansen) Buen, Class of 1934, are among the earliest Berthold High School graduates with memories to share at the All-School Reunion planned for July 4-6.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Berthold All-School Reunion to celebrate 100 years of graduates

The 2013 Berthold All-School Reunion, scheduled for July 4-6, will celebrate 100 years of graduates from the school, starting with Edna (Dahl) Whitman and Mary (Hall) Gleason, Class of 1913.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare lands $1.8 million energy impact grant for lagoon expansion

Kenmare made the “approved” list Thursday when the Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) listed the city for a $1.8 million grant.

Posted 7/03/13 (Wed) read more »