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City Council looks at options for downtown lighting and sidewalks

Kenmare city employees, accountant Jan Kostad and council members were the only individuals attending a protest hearing Monday night for the special assessment district created for the proposed downtown improvement project--and none of them protested anything.

Posted 8/20/13 (Tue) read more »

City avoids lawsuit with CP Railway

The city of Kenmare collected past due special assessment fees and avoided a potential lawsuit with Canadian-Pacific Railway, following action taken during Monday’s city council meeting.

Posted 8/16/13 (Fri) read more »

Support is overwhelming and growing for fundraiser to benefit McNeiley family

A simple plan between two friends to hold a fund-raising benefit for the Ron and Tami McNeiley family is growing into a major community event.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

Rail transport of oil enhances pipelines

Trains rumbling east and west out of Berthold have carried agricultural commodities for decades. Oil cars use the tracks now, too, hundreds of them each week since the Berthold Station Rail Loading Facility of Enbridge Pipelines came into service last March.

Posted 8/14/13 (Wed) read more »

Greenwing Day as popular now as 18 years ago

Kids crowded around the table where Kory Richardson and Kelly Madsen stood gutting fish Saturday morning during the Greenwing Day event held at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge.

Posted 8/08/13 (Thu) read more »

New appliance store opens in Kenmare

Just over seven years ago, Shane Harris stood in his 2,500-square foot shop on the east side of U.S. Highway 52 in Kenmare and talked about the orders he was getting as he opened his new business, Modern Woodworks.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed) read more »

Artist Robin Carlson shares Norwegian tales with Amtrak passengers

Robin Carlson of Kenmare boarded Amtrak’s Empire Builder train on July 23rd with her troll, Magnus Haakon Misse, by her side.

Posted 8/07/13 (Wed) read more »

Water park discussion continues at session

What’s on the wish list for a new pool facility in Kenmare?

Posted 8/05/13 (Mon) read more »

Kenmare airport to complete upgrades with $1.1 million grant

The Kenmare Municipal Airport will essentially have a new runway, once a project to rejuvenate the surface of the existing runway is completed this fall.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed) read more »

Downtown sidewalks and street lights are a safety concern

Even as Kenmare’s west side square is undergoing a major demolition and construction project, the Kenmare City Council is weighing options to freshen up the rest of the square with new lights and sidewalks.

Posted 7/31/13 (Wed) read more »