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Church leaders see growing need for help in the community

Pastor John Syvertson, who serves the Lutheran churches in Kenmare and Bowbells, has spent plenty of hours riding Amtrak back and forth to Minneapolis, and he keeps having the same experience over and over.

Posted 3/23/13 (Sat) read more »

New hair styling salon opens in new John Deere facility

The Creative Illusionz sign hanging on the northwest corner of the new Gooseneck Implement building at Kenmare is not an illusion in itself.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Pastor vacancies are a concern for community

Kenmare’s Lutheran, Catholic, Baptist, Methodist and Nazarene churches have a long history as the congregations, buildings and programs have changed over the years and with the times. However, the churches now find themselves in a unique situation with five congregations in town and perhaps only two pastors living in the community.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Donnybrook woman working toward starting new day care

Nicole Chinchak of rural Donnybrook may be the best child care provider you don’t know yet.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Ambulance service raising funds to buy new vehicle

With an absence of major agenda items, the Kenmare City Council wrapped up its business in a brief half-hour meeting Monday evening.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Jason Melin is "perfect fit" for management job at Refuge

The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge at Kenmare now has a Kenmare native in a management position.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Bird Count reveals some firsts and some surprises

Observations during the annual Christmas Bird Count in the area included a number of firsts, as well as some surprises.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Fire Department called out 41 times in 2012

The Kenmare Fire Department stands ready to serve, as evidenced by the 41 calls the department handled in 2012.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

KHS English class sets goal of collecting 6 million pop tab tops

The tab on an aluminum pop can is usually tossed in the garbage or recycling bin with the can after a beverage is finished.

Posted 3/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Old Kenmare Clothing building comes down

Traffic stopped on the west side square in Kenmare Thursday and Friday as residents gathered to watch the demolition of a local landmark.

Posted 2/20/13 (Wed) read more »