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Special, November 10, 2010 -- A World War I and II Service Record from the Kenmare area listed the names of 17 men killed in action.
View a copy of that record, with photos.
Posted 9/29/10 (Wed)
Kenmare’s mayor Roger Ness could not attend the NAWS public scoping session in
“It gets kind of frustrating,” he said. “We’re still looking at a six-year timeline. How long will
The NAWS pipeline was opened between Kenmare and Berthold last December, and
As Reclamation continues work on the supplemental Environmental Impact Statement required by the federal district court, the city of
Kenmare, with assistance from city engineer Ryan Ackerman, has applied for funding from the USDA to help pay the cost of the storage tank construction. “We should hear within a month or so, and we could get up to 45 percent of the cost through a grant,” said
Kenmare’s water problems started with the EPA’s new rules regarding arsenic levels in drinking water supplies, a mandate that took effect in 2006. The city’s water tested at only a few parts per billion above the level of compliance, but the city council was forced to look at a variety of options to reduce arsenic.
Kenmare chose to sign on with NAWS partly in order to meet the arsenic standard at a reasonable cost to residents. “NAWS is important to us because of compliance with the arsenic rules,” said
When the city council was discussing options, costs were estimated at $3.5 to $5 million for the type of water treatment plant Kenmare would need. “And that was three years ago,”
Ness was one of several community leaders who testified at a field hearing for NAWS held last month in