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Council approves rezoning and annexation for housing development and new Gooseneck Implement site

Kenmare’s city limits expanded last week, following action taken in a special city council meeting held June 27th.

Posted 7/05/11 (Tue) read more »

New owners take over at Pizza Hub July 1st

“The pizza recipe will stay the same,” said Kathy Cook, new owner of M&K’s Pizza Hub in Kenmare, with her husband Mark.

Posted 6/29/11 (Wed) read more »

Jan Kostad and Michele Nelson elected to Kenmare School Board

Voters in the June 14th school board election chose Jan Kostad and Michele Nelson to represent them for the next three years.

Posted 6/23/11 (Thu) read more »

Mouse River Park evacuated as flooding deemed certain

Renville County Emergency Manager Kristi Titus faced about 50 grim faces Sunday afternoon when she delivered the news that Mouse River Park would have to be completely evacuated by Thursday at 5 pm because of the expected river flows.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

Mouse River Park faces historically high flows and it's still raining in Canada

Tuesday morning, fire departments from Kenmare, Tolley, Mohall and Sherwood were mobilized by 10 am to assist with sandbagging and evacuation efforts at Mouse River Park.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

Lake Darling also releasing water at historic volumes

In response to historic releases from the Rafferty, Alameda and Boundary reservoirs on the Mouse River in southern Saskatchewan, the Lake Darling dam will increase its own releases to unprecedented levels this week.

Posted 6/22/11 (Wed) read more »

Baptist Home festivities on Thursday for 50th anniversary

Ask Karen Schwartz, Baptist Home of Kenmare administrator, about the facility’s best qualities, and one of the first things she’ll say is that the staff members offer high quality service, regardless of the circumstances. “You have to be flexible to work here,” she said. “No two days are ever alike.”

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

50 years of care at the Baptist Home of Kenmare

In April 1960, a representative of the Northwest Baptist Home Society in Minneapolis was in Kenmare to organize arrangements to remodel the former Deaconess Hospital, built in 1916, into a Home for the Aged and Infirm. The building had been vacant for several months at that point, after the opening of the new hospital. With Dan and Ruth Breding as administrators, remodeling work began.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

Tobacco-Free group prefers ordinance comes from Council

Members of the Kenmare Tobacco-Free Coalition met with Terese Skjordal, Troy Hedberg and Todd Ankenbauer of the Kenmare City Council Health Committee Monday night to discuss a proposed smoke-free air ordinance for Kenmare.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »

City council accepts low bid on new water tower

A new water tower. A new sewer line for a new development. Numerous new pavement patches and a new culvert in a major waterway. It’s all on the city’s list of needs.

Posted 6/15/11 (Wed) read more »