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Scenic Lake Roads closed

Now that the school year is finished and the temperatures have risen, it should be time to enjoy spring and summer activities on the national wildlife refuges in the area.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

Young adults from across the country serve together in the area on AmeriCorps projects

The 10 volunteers serving with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Conservation Corps Oak 2 team arrived at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge at the end of March trained for fire duties and ready to burn.

Posted 6/08/11 (Wed) read more »

Super saturated

Across the state, east to west, north to south, North Dakotans are suffering the misery of swollen waterways, flooded roads, water seeping into homes and businesses, and saturated fields.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Rainfall at Kenmare in 2011 exceeds January-to-May average

The growing puddles, saturated fields, overflowing rivers and creeks, slumping hillsides and damp basements throughout the region only illustrate the obvious: There’s been a lot of rain this spring.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Annabelle Homes plans 114 unit development on Kenmare's east edge

Work could begin as early as July 7th on a new housing project in Kenmare, with plans by Minnesota-based Annabelle Homes to build up to 82 single-family homes and 32 townhouses.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Mouse River Park closed

Campers and holiday weekend visitors planning to relax at Mouse River Park for Memorial Day should change their plans.

Posted 5/27/11 (Fri) read more »

Battalion of heavy equipment rolls in to fix railroad line

The Canadian Pacific Railway tracks northwest of Kenmare were left hanging recently when the hills on the west side of the Upper Des Lacs Lake started falling down. Literally.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare VFW Auxiliary disbanding

The Auxiliary of the Kenmare Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7049 is in the process of disbanding, nearly 65 years after the group organized in 1946.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

A Clean Sweep offers residential and commercial cleaning services

If the thought of spring cleaning just seems too overwhelming this year, with grimy windows and dusty shelves sending you out to pull dandelions instead, call Alicia Livingston to “take the stress out of your mess.”

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Jim Hillestad grateful for WWII Honor Flight

When the fifth and final Roughrider Honor Flight departed from Bismarck on May 6th, Jim Hillestad of Kenmare made sure he was among the more than 125 World War II veterans on their way to Washington, D.C.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »