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Second in the nation

When Kenmare FFA members Ashley Barnhart, Caleen Crider, Alex Grosser and Maria Hager stood before their peers in Indianapolis last week to accept a national award, they didn’t walk away with new cars, cash prizes or even tiaras and sashes.

Posted 11/01/11 (Tue) read more »

Dog and kennel stolen from new Kenmare residents

New Kenmare residents Joey and Brianna Matejovsky hardly lived in town a week when their beloved pet, an English mastiff named Koa, was taken Friday night or early Saturday morning.

Posted 10/26/11 (Wed) read more »

One Stop Burger Shop reopens in new facility

The re-grand opening was delayed four days and not all the dining booths were in place, but as of Sunday morning the Kenmare One Stop Burger Shop was operating in its new building.

Posted 10/26/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare kids ask firefighters their own questions about fire prevention

How long do you have to go to school to become a firefighter?

Posted 10/20/11 (Thu) read more »

Oregon couple credits GooseFest Chili Cook-Off for their relocating to Kenmare

GooseFest’s first official event of the week, the Chili Cook-Off, attracted 27 teams, more than a dozen judges, and a crowd of over 300 taste-testers looking to spice up their Saturday afternoon.

Posted 10/20/11 (Thu) read more »

Christensen brothers named to ND Goose Hunters Hall of Fame

Brothers Harold Christensen and Jay Christensen grew up following their father and his friends every fall to the 200-acre lake on their farm in Kandiyohi Township southwest of Kenmare.

Posted 10/12/11 (Wed) read more »

Meat processing plant has new owners

The old Chevy pickup, familiar to many Kenmare residents, will still be seen around town hauling custom processed meat or a hog for butchering, but the drivers will be Eric and Amy Seykora now, instead of Arlen Gartner.

Posted 10/12/11 (Wed) read more »

City approves interest buydown for new One Stop Burger Shop

The Kenmare City Council revisited and reversed its decision from last month to deny a Fund Itt interest buydown to the One Stop Burger Shop for construction of a new restaurant.

Posted 10/12/11 (Wed) read more »

Great Northern Trucking has plans to make Kenmare its home base

Joey Matejovsky, operations manager for Great Northern Trucking, heard good news Thursday during his visit to Kenmare. “I talked to [public works director] Mike Thompson this morning and we can get water to our new location,” he said. “We’re looking to build immediately!”

Posted 10/05/11 (Wed) read more »

New manager at Farmers Union Oil wants to make a strong company better

Look around the office of Don Boos (rhymes with goes, as in hunting), new general manager for Farmers Union Oil Co., and you’ll notice his passion for deer and upland game. Head mounts of three whitetail bucks hang on the walls, along with two rooster pheasants and the skull of the first mule deer one of his sons took with an archery tag.

Posted 10/05/11 (Wed) read more »