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Kenmare trucker is also bounce house maker

Children ran toward the bright primary colors of the “Crayon” bounce house set up in the southeast corner of Kenmare’s downtown park on the evening of July 16th. Many ignored the free burgers and hot dogs grilled by members of the Kenmare Association of Commerce, choosing instead to kick off their shoes and dive through the door of the inflatable attraction, where they could jump and shout to their hearts’ content.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Mallards win Babe Ruth Championship

The Renville County Mallards baseball team is the 2013 Gateway Sectional Babe Ruth champion. The team consists of a mix of Kenmare and Mohall players.

Posted 7/24/13 (Wed) read more »

Jan Kostad is new Kenmare School Board president

The Kenmare School Board elected Jan Kostad as board president for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, during board’s regular meeting on July 16th.

Posted 7/23/13 (Tue) read more »

Kenmare School patrons give input on addition plans

About a dozen individuals, including teachers, parents and even one student, joined Kenmare school board members and administrators on July 16th to hear more about the building project under consideration.

Posted 7/23/13 (Tue) read more »

Kenmare has plan for spotting tornados and taking shelter

Tornado watches, such as the one posted Monday night for residents of Ward County, keep everyone checking the sky and the weather radar until the storms have passed, but residents living in mobile homes or in RVs and campers parked at the Kenmare City Campground have special cause for concern.

Posted 7/18/13 (Thu) read more »

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 »