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K-B-MLS girls earn 7th in State's first Class B softball tourney

The Kenmare-Bowbells-MLS team ran into a buzzsaw at the Class B fastpitch softball tournament last weekend, but the squad finished in seventh place and earned a place in sports history by playing in the first state Class B tournament for the game.

Posted 6/07/12 (Thu) read more »

L&C boys golf team makes fourth consecutive trip to State

The Lewis & Clark boys’ golf team recently capped off the 2012 season with a trip to the ND State Class “B” Boys’ Golf Meet, which was held south of Fargo, at Oxbow Country Club, on May 29 and 30.

Posted 6/07/12 (Thu) read more »

Representative Froseth and state's interim Finance and Taxation Committee discuss tax relief and replacing revenues

Residents of North Dakota have paid a property tax since before the state was a state, with the first such tax enacted in 1882 by the Dakota Territory Legislative Assembly. The Territory collected 1.5 mills, with another 2 mills going to counties within the territory and 1 mill designated for roads and bridges.

Posted 6/06/12 (Wed) read more »

Local schools and cities concerned with unknowns of property tax elimination

One of the most closely watched and hotly contested choices voters will make on Tuesday doesn’t have to do with any elected officials at all.

Posted 6/06/12 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare police working to educate on ATV laws and to get dogs licensed

Officers with the Kenmare Police Department are doing their best to educate new residents in town about the local laws regarding the use of ATVs. “I’ve stopped a lot of people already,” said Chief Gary Kraft.

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »

Lewis & Clark to make first trip to State Baseball since 1980

The Lewis & Clark high school baseball team (13-4) hasn’t stepped onto the state tournament field since 1980, but the 2012 Wildcats will run the bases there after claiming the Region 7 tournament championship with a decisive 7-3 win over Des Lacs-Burlington.

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare native participates in Bataan Memorial Death March

Michele (Potter) Marshall, a 1985 KHS graduate now of Las Cruces, NM, created a personal memorial to her father’s and grandfather’s military service when she participated in the Bataan Memorial Death March at the White Sands Missile Range.

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »

Save the Fighting Sioux name campaign stops in Kenmare

You couldn’t miss Eunice Davidson, of the Spirit Lake Reservation and an enrolled member of the Spirit Lake Nation, when she stopped in Kenmare on Wednesday.

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »

Nicotine replacement therapy can help when you're ready to quit

Bonnie Riely, Tobacco Cessation Coordinator for First District Health Unit in Minot, didn’t mince words when she talked about her own former tobacco use at the beginning of a Kick Start class held in Kenmare May 9th. “One drag of a cigarette delivers 4,000 to 6,000 toxins to the brain within 7 to 10 seconds,” she said. “Then those toxins to go your heart.”

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »

Four candidates for three school board seats

The Kenmare School District will hold an election on Tuesday, June 12th, in conjunction with the primary election taking place that day.

Posted 5/30/12 (Wed) read more »