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Kids Academy moves forward with new $428,000 daycare project

Twelve months after the Kids Academy incorporated as a non-profit organization to provide quality childcare and youth activities for kids in Berthold and the surrounding communities, members are prepared to move forward on a $428,000 building project.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »

Mouse River Park is open but caution is advised

The weekend’s flood forecasts for the Souris (Mouse) River came in with unprecedented numbers, with the Sherwood gauge increasing from 20.75 feet on Friday to 22.86 feet on Sunday and expected to peak at 23.6 feet this week. Flow rates were predicted to increase from 3,900 cubic feet per second (cfs) late last week to as much as 10,000 cfs by this weekend.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »

Study shows growth of 600 for Kenmare during next 15 years

So, is Kenmare going to grow? And how much? And when? Or not?

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »

School Board ends use of gym at Donnybrook

The Kenmare school board made several decisions that will impact student activities next year, during a regular meeting held May 10th. Board members started with an extensive discussion of the use of the Donnybrook gymnasium for practices and junior high boys basketball games. Activities Committee chairman Mike Zimmer reported on a meeting held with Curt Graff and Dennis Huff of Donnybrook.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »

Fire breaks out in Pioneer Village storage building

Firefighters were called to Kenmare’s Pioneer Village Saturday night to extinguish a fire burning in a storage building located between the Norma Hall and the Bintz House.

Posted 5/12/11 (Thu) read more »

Council learns Kenmare wants to be smoke-free

Kenmare would like to be smoke-free.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Activities Committee looks at cutting a KHS spring sport

After looking at low participation numbers and high costs for transporting student athletes to practices, games or meets, the Kenmare School Board Activities Committee agreed to present those facts to the full board to make a decision about eliminating one spring sport.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Survey says: Kenmare wants smoking ban

With 138 surveys returned, the attitude toward a smoke-free Kenmare came through clearly: 81.4 percent of the respondents favored a law in Kenmare that would prohibit smoking in all indoor public places.

Posted 5/11/11 (Wed) read more »

Power outages add to the misery of weekend blizzard

Winter’s last blast blew through northwestern North Dakota over the weekend, with drenching rain, dangerous ice buildup, snowfall totalling several inches and wind gusts measured between 55 and 70 mph throughout the region on Saturday afternoon.

Posted 5/04/11 (Wed) read more »

Dakota Prairie Creative Society wants to share the arts, promote regional talent and offer arts education to all ages

A new regional organization for artists and artisans was launched last week in Kenmare when the Dakota Prairie Creative Society held its first public meeting on April 28th.

Posted 5/03/11 (Tue) read more »