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Arlen Gartner is ND Grocer of the Year

Arlen Gartner, owner of Gartner’s Jack & Jill in Kenmare, celebrated his birthday September 12th by being named the 2011 North Dakota Grocer of the Year.

Posted 9/21/11 (Wed) read more »

City looks for best fit for property development

Members of the city of Kenmare Comprehensive Planning Committee took a look at three different concept plans Thursday night that would transform about 13.7 acres of vacant property south of Division Street between 5th and 7th avenues into a new neighborhood.

Posted 9/20/11 (Tue) read more »

School increases tax levy by 8.5 percent

Two district patrons attended the Kenmare Public School District’s public meeting held Monday night to discuss the 8.5 percent increase in the property tax levy for 2011.

Posted 9/20/11 (Tue) read more »

New daycare for Berthold receives $100,000 donation

The new day-care facility for the Kids Academy in Berthold is $100,000 closer to being paid off, thanks to a grant received from the Otto Bremer Foundation.

Posted 9/14/11 (Wed) read more »

Flooded bar and cafe at Mouse River Park will be demolished

The Country Mouse Bar and the Mouse River Park Cafe have served guests for decades and survived a handful of floods through the years, but the Mouse River flood of 2011 proved to be too much for them. On September 6th, the Mouse River Park Board approved a motion to demolish both buildings.

Posted 9/14/11 (Wed) read more »

Mouse River Park bar and cafe buildings are historic sites

Mouse River Park resident and former Country Mouse operator Louise “Snookie” Stark was sad about last week’s announcement by the Park board to take down the bar and cafe buildings after assessing the damages from 2011 flood.

Posted 9/14/11 (Wed) read more »

Council approves bond issue to build four townhomes

New development in the community moved forward as the Kenmare City Council adopted a resolution approving a $650,000 bond issue for construction of a four-unit townhome rental property at the intersection of Central Avenue and Sixth Street.

Posted 9/13/11 (Tue) read more »

Preschool opens year with 45 students and five teachers

Kris Zimmer took a risk and opened the Little Learners Preschool in Kenmare six years ago, hoping a few parents would be interested in the opportunity.

Posted 9/07/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare School has new teachers for second grade and math

As new teachers in the Kenmare school district, Kara Keysor and Michael Johnson scrambled to start the year with their students.

Posted 9/07/11 (Wed) read more »

Canada Goose Trail opens Friday on Des Lacs NWR for wildlife observation opportunities

The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge is opening the Canada Goose Hiking Trail to automobile travel on Friday, September 9, 2011 through Friday, September 23, 2011.

Posted 9/07/11 (Wed) read more »