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Kenmare School to buy new activity bus

Kids representing Kenmare schools for events in other communities could be riding in comfort and style, seated in a new activity bus.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Construction gets started on two new 12-plex apartment buildings

After months of discussion and planning, the first shovelfuls of dirt were finally moved Thursday at the location of the two new 12-plex apartment buildings along Division Street in Kenmare as developer Tom Serie of SW Design Build in Minnesota met with local business leaders to officially break ground on the project.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

One Stop completes restaurant expansion

The Kenmare One Stop Burger Shop can now accommodate reunions, meetings, birthday parties, baby showers or other gatherings in a new addition, completed last week and opened to the public on Mother’s Day.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Field trip gives 5th graders insight to flowers, plants and gardening

The Kenmare fifth graders tested their green thumbs last Wednesday with a visit to the Garden Center greenhouse in Kenmare. The kids studied plant parts and plant growth earlier in science, so getting an introduction to live plants was one reason for the field trip.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Vandals cause thousands of dollars in damage on refuge

Vandalism can be as common as Canada goose goslings on the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge each spring.

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Quilt Inn motel goes smoke-free

“It’s been a long process,” said Janeen Melgaard, manager of the Quilt Inn in Kenmare. “It took over a year, but I’m happy we finally did it. Guests call now to make reservations, and they’re happy it’s smoke-free.”

Posted 5/23/12 (Wed) read more »

Refuge Friends Group forming to support programs and projects at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge

Everyone can use a little help from their friends from time to time, and the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge is no exception.

Posted 5/16/12 (Wed) read more »

City adopts management plan

The City of Kenmare officially has a plan, with final passage of its Comprehensive Management Plan at the city council meeting held Monday.

Posted 5/16/12 (Wed) read more »

Souris Basin wants to help with new businesses and new business ideas

So you've always wanted to own and operate your own laundromat, specialty coffee bar, car wash, dog grooming service or auto body shop?

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »

City nears adoption of plan for orderly growth

The Kenmare Planning and Zoning Commission gave the proposed Land Use Management Plan for the city a "Do Pass" recommendation during a public meeting held Monday night.

Posted 5/09/12 (Wed) read more »