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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 »

Visit the Des Lacs NWR during National Wildlife Refuge Week October 9-15

Celebrate America’s great outdoors and thrill your senses with a visit to the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge at Kenmare during National Wildlife Refuge Week, October 9-15.

Posted 10/05/11 (Wed) read more »

Kids find lots of favorites on new playground set

The poles are set, the bolts are tightened, and the safety stickers are secured. And now the new playground equipment set up on the east side of Kenmare High School for the older elementary students is finally ready for kids.

Posted 9/28/11 (Wed) read more »

Family finds fitting place for printer's memorial bench

The family of long-time printer and Kenmare News employee Darvin Lindquist honored his memory last week with a bench placed at The Kenmare News museum at Pioneer Village.

Posted 9/28/11 (Wed) read more »

Carpio greenhouse is first of its kind in state

As September gives way to October and most gardeners clear their plots, Marvin and Ilene Baker of North Star Farms at Carpio are gearing up for their next season--winter in the greenhouse.

Posted 9/28/11 (Wed) read more »