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Kenmare turns on the tap for NAWS water

With the thermometer shivering at 6 degrees below zero, the valves were opened Monday between the Northwest Area Water Supply (NAWS) and the city of Kenmare water distribution lines.

Posted 12/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Fire shuts down two businesses

A fire during the early morning hours of November 25th gutted one business in downtown Kenmare and shut down a second because of smoke, soot and heat damage.

Posted 12/09/09 (Wed) read more »

Honkers top Warbirds and Lions to advance

While fans may be replaying Kenmare’s Class B state volleyball championship match against Hazen over and over in their minds this week, the Honkers had to win two other matches to advance to the title round.

Posted 11/25/09 (Wed) read more »

Honkers are State Champs

For several weeks through the volleyball season, Kenmare’s junior middle hitter Katie King carried around a small slip of paper she received in a fortune cookie after a meal she and senior defensive specialist Meghan Essler enjoyed at Ying Bin restaurant. Before breaking the cookie open, the two of them joked about a fortune predicting Kenmare would defeat Hazen in the Class B state volleyball tournament.

Posted 11/25/09 (Wed) read more »

Honkers on their way to fourth straight State B Volleyball appearance

The North Dakota High School Activities Association lists 111 teams participating in the 2009 season for Class B volleyball. Eight of those teams are still holding practices this week in preparation for the state tournament that begins tomorrow. For the fourth consecutive year, the Kenmare Honkers (41-3) are among those elite eight teams, after clinching the Region 6 championship in a battle with Our Redeemer’s Christian School last week.

Posted 11/18/09 (Wed) read more »

Grant to Pioneer Village will repair roofs

Touring hours have ended for the season, but there’s still plenty of activity taking place at Kenmare’s Pioneer Village this fall, thanks in large part to a $14,325 grant from the North Dakota State Historical Society.

Posted 11/04/09 (Wed) read more »

Wild Styles Salon & Spa opens downtown

Kenmare’s newest business on the downtown square, Wild Styles Salon & Spa, opened its doors for regular hours last week. Owner Denyce “Necey” Holter and stylist Jackie Thompson welcome customers for a bit of pampering.

Posted 11/04/09 (Wed) read more »

Garden Grove Farm opens for lodging

If you need lodging for your deer hunt in northwestern North Dakota or you’re looking for a comfortable retreat setting, consider Garden Grove Farm, located 16 miles northeast of Kenmare.

Posted 10/28/09 (Wed) read more »

Vet's Club donates $50,000 to help finish new fire hall

Kenmare Veteran’s Club, Inc., is known for being generous with their charitable gaming funds. After all, they just served as the 2009 corporate sponsor for the Kenmare GooseFest. Then they capped that celebration with the announcement during Saturday’s banquet of a $50,000 donation to the Kenmare Fire Department’s fire hall building project.

Posted 10/27/09 (Tue) read more »

Renville Elevator Company opens new fertilizer plant

The skyline of Tolley changed this fall with the completion of the new 26,000-ton fertilizer plant at Renville Elevator Company.

Posted 10/22/09 (Thu) read more »