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KHS basketball coach says this will be a year to "reload"

“We don’t say rebuild,” said Thurstan Johnson, head coach for the KHS boys basketball team. “We say reload.”

Posted 11/30/11 (Wed) read more »

Honkers win consolation championship at State

Literally the shortest team in the Class B state tournament on paper, the KHS Honkers stood tall in fifth place Saturday afternoon, winning the consolation championship in an epic battle against Hatton-Northwood and finishing the weekend with two quality wins after a tough loss to Linton-HMB.

Posted 11/30/11 (Wed) read more »

"My girls don't know they're short"

“We got to finish with two wins and I thought we finished right where we should,” KHS head volleyball coach Tim Wallstrum said about the Honkers’ fifth place plaque from the 2011 Class B state tournament. “It’s tough to win at that level without height, although our girls have been doing it all year long.”

Posted 11/29/11 (Tue) read more »

Christmas Bird Count for kids coming up at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge

Have a young birder in your house? Then we have great news for you!

Posted 11/29/11 (Tue) read more »

State contending Honkers are different team each year

Celebrate the Honkers’ Region 6 volleyball title. Wish them well in the opening round of the Class B state tournament in Fargo Thursday night, when they face Linton. Just don’t say anything about going back to State for the sixth year in a row, unless you want a polite earful from one of the Honkers.

Posted 11/15/11 (Tue) read more »

After a hundred thousand mistakes, Honkers turn play around to win championship

The KHS volleyball team was less than pleased with their performance in the first set of the Region 6 championship match last Thursday in Minot, losing to rival Bottineau 15-25.

Posted 11/15/11 (Tue) read more »

Young artists of the area well represented in North Dakota Junior Duck Stamp contest

As the ducks and geese disappear from the northern plains on their migration flight south, their images will start appearing in the art created by area students for the North Dakota Junior Duck Stamp Contest.

Posted 11/15/11 (Tue) read more »

Mayor appoints new Kenmare city councilman

Five new appointments were announced at the Kenmare City Council meeting Monday, including one new council member.

Posted 11/15/11 (Tue) read more »

School board topics include ceiling tiles, portable classroom and building a new gymnasium

Board members discussed several building projects at their regular meeting on Monday night, as presented by Building Committee Chairman Mike Zimmer.

Posted 11/15/11 (Tue) read more »

Russell Anderson was advancing on Berlin when WWII came to end

“We were 50 miles from Berlin when the war ended,” Kenmare resident Russell Anderson said about his final days of service during World War II. “I never did get to Berlin. By then, I’d been on the run for so damn long, I was ready to go home.”

Posted 11/15/11 (Tue) read more »