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Tolley's "village" Post Office operation goes back 106 years

The 21st-century concept of the Village Post Office, suggested by the U.S. Postal Service as a way to conduct business efficiently, is already familiar to thousands of rural customers who are served by some of the 3,653 retail offices recently proposed for closing, including patrons of the Tolley Post Office.

Posted 8/03/11 (Wed) read more »

Cost-cutting plan may close Tolley Post Office

The post office at Tolley is one of 76 post offices across the state that may close under a cost-savings plan announced last week by the U.S. Postal Service.

Posted 8/03/11 (Wed) read more »

Barb Wiedmer hired as new city auditor and development corporation executive

Many Kenmare residents are going to recognize the new face behind the auditor’s desk when they make a stop at City Hall.

Posted 8/03/11 (Wed) read more »

Alliance Pipeline to construct line from Tioga to Sherwood

Alliance Pipeline recently announced plans to construct a 77-mile lateral pipeline in North Dakota that would connect new natural gas production from the Williston Basin to the Alliance mainline in North Dakota. The natural gas would then be shipped onward to the Chicago market hub.

Posted 7/27/11 (Wed) read more »

Missy Leigh runs cafes at Carpio and Lansford

The soup’s on again every day at the cafe in Carpio, simmering in a slow cooker on a shelf behind the counter. Just don’t ask owner and head cook Melissa Leigh what she calls it.

Posted 7/27/11 (Wed) read more »

Dobie Thom is new principal at KHS

The principal’s office at Kenmare High School may be new to Robert “Dobie” Thom, but he is already familiar with many of the traditions and staff members of the Honkers.

Posted 7/26/11 (Tue) read more »

Mouse River Park cabin owners return to stench, destruction, filth and mold

With the river back in its banks, Mouse River Park is open again--but only to property owners facing the task of cleaning up the mess.

Posted 7/26/11 (Tue) read more »

New restaurant under construction

Kenmare’s drive-in opened with a new name this spring, along with new owners. Now, the whole One Stop Burger Shop restaurant will be new as well.

Posted 7/20/11 (Wed) read more »

Greenwing Day location changed to Tasker's Coulee for August 13th event

The location of Greenwing Day on the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge at Kenmare has been changed for the August 13th event.

Posted 7/20/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare Tobacco-Free Coalition starts community Facebook page, sponsors kids poster contest

The Kenmare Tobacco-Free Coalition continues its work with two activities to raise awareness about the importance of implementing a community ordinance to prohibit smoking in all public places around town.

Posted 7/20/11 (Wed) read more »