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Pizza is favorite meal at Kenmare School

Kenmare Public School head cook Barb Henderson faces a challenge every day as she and her staff prepare meals for the district’s 300 students at a cost of $2.50 per meal, including the 30 cents charged for a carton of milk. “I try to please them with stuff they know, stuff they like and stuff they’re familiar with,” she said.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »

Hot lunch committee works to improve school meals program

Parents from the Kenmare PTA and the Kenmare Public School kitchen staff met with the school board’s Hot Lunch Committee in an August 3rd session that was contentious at times as the two sides discussed their differences over the school’s meal program.

Posted 8/17/11 (Wed) read more »

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 »