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Super saturated

Across the state, east to west, north to south, North Dakotans are suffering the misery of swollen waterways, flooded roads, water seeping into homes and businesses, and saturated fields.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Rainfall at Kenmare in 2011 exceeds January-to-May average

The growing puddles, saturated fields, overflowing rivers and creeks, slumping hillsides and damp basements throughout the region only illustrate the obvious: There’s been a lot of rain this spring.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Annabelle Homes plans 114 unit development on Kenmare's east edge

Work could begin as early as July 7th on a new housing project in Kenmare, with plans by Minnesota-based Annabelle Homes to build up to 82 single-family homes and 32 townhouses.

Posted 6/01/11 (Wed) read more »

Mouse River Park closed

Campers and holiday weekend visitors planning to relax at Mouse River Park for Memorial Day should change their plans.

Posted 5/27/11 (Fri) read more »

Battalion of heavy equipment rolls in to fix railroad line

The Canadian Pacific Railway tracks northwest of Kenmare were left hanging recently when the hills on the west side of the Upper Des Lacs Lake started falling down. Literally.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare VFW Auxiliary disbanding

The Auxiliary of the Kenmare Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7049 is in the process of disbanding, nearly 65 years after the group organized in 1946.

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

A Clean Sweep offers residential and commercial cleaning services

If the thought of spring cleaning just seems too overwhelming this year, with grimy windows and dusty shelves sending you out to pull dandelions instead, call Alicia Livingston to “take the stress out of your mess.”

Posted 5/25/11 (Wed) read more »

Jim Hillestad grateful for WWII Honor Flight

When the fifth and final Roughrider Honor Flight departed from Bismarck on May 6th, Jim Hillestad of Kenmare made sure he was among the more than 125 World War II veterans on their way to Washington, D.C.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »

Kids Academy moves forward with new $428,000 daycare project

Twelve months after the Kids Academy incorporated as a non-profit organization to provide quality childcare and youth activities for kids in Berthold and the surrounding communities, members are prepared to move forward on a $428,000 building project.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »

Mouse River Park is open but caution is advised

The weekend’s flood forecasts for the Souris (Mouse) River came in with unprecedented numbers, with the Sherwood gauge increasing from 20.75 feet on Friday to 22.86 feet on Sunday and expected to peak at 23.6 feet this week. Flow rates were predicted to increase from 3,900 cubic feet per second (cfs) late last week to as much as 10,000 cfs by this weekend.

Posted 5/17/11 (Tue) read more »