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Berthold Public School enrollment jumps, wtih 29 newcomers in the classes

Every grade at Berthold Public School welcomed new students to the classroom as the year started, except for the Junior Class. Opening day enrollment was up significantly at 279 students in grades kindergarten through 12, compared to 260 filling the desks on the first day of classes last year. Twenty-nine students are new Bombers, along with the 20 members of the kindergarten class.

Posted 9/07/11 (Wed) read more »

Alliance comes to Kenmare to review plans for Tioga-to-Sherwood natural gas pipeline

Just over 30 area landowners and other interested people showed up for the open house hosted by Alliance Pipeline in Kenmare August 17th to discuss plans for the proposed Tioga Lateral Pipeline.

Posted 8/31/11 (Wed) read more »

Work on lower lake road to begin soon

Use of the Scenic Lake Road on the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge both north and south of Kenmare remains a “good news, bad news” scenario, according to refuge manager Chad Zorn.

Posted 8/31/11 (Wed) read more »

Accepting Kenmare refuge jobs felt like coming home for Zorns

Chad Zorn arrived at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge June 1st to take over the role of refuge manager, only to discover the highest water levels ever recorded at the refuge had flooded roads and damaged water control structures.

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

Work starts on fitness trail

Work got underway Monday on Kenmare’s long-delayed fitness trail.

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

New barn for old tractors going up at Pioneer Village

A new building under construction this week will add indoor display space at Kenmare’s Pioneer Village for antique tractors, machinery, cars and other items.

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

Honkers will play different style from past few years

The senior Honker volleyball players promise the crowd will be entertained at the matches this season. “The fans are going to see some ridiculousness,” said Halie Nelson. She shook her head. “The varsity is just nonsense!”

Posted 8/30/11 (Tue) read more »

Young team to take the field for Honkers

With only four seniors and two juniors returning to the Kenmare-Bowbells-Burke Central 9-man varsity football roster, head coach Courtney Seime knows he’ll be counting on strong performances from the sophomores and, especially, the 12 freshmen who suit up for practice every day.

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare School still in search of a math teacher

Some of the KHS math classes will follow a standards-based curriculum this semester with homework and tests like usual. The students who excel in those classes and need to be challenged will be presented with enrichment materials, while students who struggle to master math concepts and skills will be supported with additional lessons.

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »

Thefts from garages and vehicles at Donnybrook put residents on edge

Several of the 70 or so residents of Donnybrook say they’re now locking their doors at night after intruders entered garages and vehicles around town during the early morning hours of August 15th.

Posted 8/24/11 (Wed) read more »