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Jerry Essler named to ND Goose Hunters Hall of Fame

Jerry Essler, owner of Farmers Union Insurance in Kenmare, arrived late for an interview about his selection to the 2013 North Dakota Goose Hunters Hall of Fame for the very best of reasons.

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Sonny Bergman named to ND Goose Hunters Hall of Fame

Kenmare native Carl “Sonny” Bergman, now of Longwood, Florida, grew up duck hunting with some of Kenmare’s most notable businessmen of the 1940s and 1950s.

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Berthold student musicians to perform at Nashville

Two Berthold High School musicians will perform in Nashville at the 2013 National Association for Music Education All-National Honors Ensembles Concert scheduled for October 30th.

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Refuge staff furloughed for government shutdown

“The refuge is effectively shut down for all activities, period,” said Chad Zorn, Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge manager.

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Rural Mental Health office relocates from Minot to Kenmare

Kenmare-area residents may be surprised to learn mental health services are available locally through the non-profit Rural Mental Health Consortium (RMHC).

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Lutheran Church in Africa founded 100 years ago with help from rural Kenmare congregation

One hundred years ago, members of a small Lutheran church north of Kenmare, and a handful of students who attended a high school affiliated with the church raised $2000 to help begin a mission in West Africa.

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Kenmare taxpayers have their say at public meeting

“We’re like any other small business,” city accountant Jan Kostad told members of the Kenmare city council and citizens who attended a public hearing held September 26th. “There are costs we have to keep pace with.”

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State will pay a portion of everyone's property tax

While property taxes in Kenmare are scheduled to go up this year, city accountant Jan Kostad noted a tax break for local citizens.

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New state-of-the-art laundromat may open Monday in Kenmare

The loads will soon be washing and rinsing at Spin City Laundry & Tanning in Kenmare.

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Kenmare School Board endorses $14 million addition for gym, 12 classrooms and office space

The Kenmare School Board rolled forward with a proposed building project for the district when it endorsed a plan to build a new gymnasium, locker rooms, 12 elementary classrooms and office space at Kenmare High School.

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