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Pastor Michon Weingartner followed several paths before arriving at the pulpit

The new pastor for Nazareth Lutheran Church in Kenmare and Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Bowbells can shingle, plumb or wire a house for electricity, thanks to her grandfather’s instruction through the years.

Posted 6/04/13 (Tue) read more »

Live musical performance in the city park on Monday to kick off library’s summer reading program

Even as longtime Kenmare Branch librarian Pauline Nielsen jokes about the number of days she has remaining until retirement, plans for the summer reading program are taking shape at the library.

Posted 5/29/13 (Wed) read more »

School board has three candidates for two seats

Voters in the Kenmare School District will soon have their first chance to view floor plans for a proposed addition to Kenmare High School AND to elect two school board members to serve the district for three more years.

Posted 5/29/13 (Wed) read more »

Lewis & Clark Wildcats finish short season as runners-up in Region 7

The Lewis & Clark baseball team beat the top-seeded team in Region 7 twice, but finished as runners-up in the regional tournament played on fields at Watford City and Williston last week

Posted 5/29/13 (Wed) read more »

School board approves two-year salary and benefits package for Kenmare teachers

The Kenmare School Board approved several salary and benefits changes effective for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years during a special meeting held May 21st.

Posted 5/28/13 (Tue) read more »

Park Board says water slide is unlikely to ever be installed here

The water slide purchased for the swimming pool by the City of Kenmare remains in pieces in the Jaycees Park where it was unloaded nearly four years ago.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »

Earl Lindquist goes to great lengths to record family history

Earl D. Lindquist of Longview, WA, wanted to have a family history book ready for the Lindquist reunion scheduled in July 2013 for Saskatchewan.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »

School moves ahead on plans for new gym and grade school

Construction of a significant addition to the Kenmare School, including a second gym and grade school classrooms, could begin next year if voters approve the plan.

Posted 5/23/13 (Thu) read more »

Housing demand remains strong

The need for housing across western North Dakota has become a constant headache for township, city and county officials after five years of unprecedented oil and gas development in the region. Kenmare is situated at the edge of the Bakken oilfield, but requests for all types of housing continue to impact the community, even as newcomers arrive with no place to call home.

Posted 5/15/13 (Wed) read more »

Large chunk of undeveloped city property changes hands

The City of Kenmare has signed a quit claim deed to turn over a large parcel of property to the Kenmare Community Development Corporation (KCDC).

Posted 5/15/13 (Wed) read more »