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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 »

New calendar set as school counts down to summer

The countdown to summer vacation has started for Kenmare Public School students, but they must be ready to return to classes on August 18th, according to the calendar adopted by the Kenmare school board during a regular meeting held April 19th.

Posted 4/26/11 (Tue) read more »

Community group considers smoking ban for Kenmare

The Kenmare Tobacco Coalition is waiting to hear what you think about smoking.

Posted 4/26/11 (Tue) read more »

Wheels & Meals expands its services with Home Care Deal

In the interest of meeting the needs of even more area residents, Kenmare Wheels & Meals is expanding beyond transit and dinners to offer the Home Care Deal.

Posted 4/26/11 (Tue) read more »

Mouse roars out of Canada

Just as the National Weather Service predicted, water keeps roaring down the Mouse River out of Canada, and for the first time since flood control structures were built there in the early 1990s, a voluntary evacuation of Mouse River Park has been ordered.

Posted 4/20/11 (Wed) read more »

Water on Des Lacs at historic levels

Water levels at the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge are high this spring, perhaps historically high, and it’s a situation Kenmare residents may have to deal with for a few weeks yet.

Posted 4/20/11 (Wed) read more »

Renville Co. water board works with several agencies to control the Mouse River

Mouse River Park has been a favorite recreation site of area residents for over 100 years because of the way the Mouse River meanders around an oxbow there, but management of that river flow is not strictly under the local control of those who know it best.

Posted 4/20/11 (Wed) read more »

AmeriCorps volunteers in the area to help and gain life experiences

As spring returns to the northern plains, a group of AmeriCorps National Civilian Conservation Corps (NCCC) volunteers has settled into the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge for six weeks as the first project of their year’s worth of service.

Posted 4/13/11 (Wed) read more »

City to annex site for new Gooseneck Implement store

Kenmare will expand in size by 40 acres with the annexation of a portion of property recently purchased by Gooseneck Implement.

Posted 4/13/11 (Wed) read more »