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Pistol from Norma murder passed along with family heirlooms

Lonnie Dumas was shot dead by Mack McGee near the tracks at Norma, ND in the fall of 1915. Nearly 97 years later, the murder weapon has resurfaced.

Posted 2/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Two new 12-plex apartments to be built here this summer

Two new 12-plexes proposed for Kenmare may be ready for tenants later this summer.

Posted 2/07/12 (Tue) read more »

Residents voice concerns over impacts of 5Stone Ranch development plans

Dave Berry and Alex Gregg, partners in 5Stone Development based in Arizona, spoke confidently of their vision for the 5Stone Ranch project east of Berthold, with up to 300 houses slated for Phase I and up to 2000 homes built within the next five years.

Posted 2/07/12 (Tue) read more »

Development of 2000 homes at Berthold would require 130-acre lagoon system

One of the keys to the future of the proposed 5Stone Ranch development at Berthold, with 300 houses planned for Phase I and up to 2000 homes to be built through the next five years on land along ND 28, is wastewater management.

Posted 2/07/12 (Tue) read more »

Proposal for Berthold would build 2000 homes in five years

Dave Berry, a partner in 5Stone Development in Scottsdale, AZ, was told by former college friends working in the oil business that North Dakota was the place to be right now.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Conditions just right for darkhouse spearfishing

The warm temperatures and low snowfall totals for winter 2011-2012 have left skiers, snowmobilers and snowshoers across western North Dakota disappointed with the weather. But conditions are just right for darkhouse spearfishing, and women ages 18 and older are invited to learn all about that winter sport on Saturday, February 11th. Lake Darling and the Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge will host a Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) workshop that day from 10 am to 4 pm.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Baptist Home to take on new freshened look as identity changes to Maple View

As of yesterday morning, the Baptist Home of Kenmare officially changed ownership and now sports a new name as Maple View of Kenmare.

Posted 2/01/12 (Wed) read more »

Fire shuts down Berthold's cafe

The ANSUL fire suppression system did just what it was supposed to do at the Tumbleweed Cafe in Berthold sometime late Sunday or early Monday morning when it extinguished a fire that started on the charbroil grill.

Posted 1/31/12 (Tue) read more »

Problem not going away for overcrowded Berthold School

Voters in the Lewis & Clark School District narrowly defeated a bond issue to support a proposed $12 million expansion and renovation project for Berthold Public School last month, but district officials are still considering options to meet the need for more space at Berthold.

Posted 1/31/12 (Tue) read more »

City and state officials discuss oil impacts

Community leaders from Kenmare, Bowbells, Powers Lake, Portal, Columbus and Lignite sat down with representatives from several state agencies on January 12th to discuss the impact of oil development and needs across the area.

Posted 1/24/12 (Tue) read more »