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New grade principal believes every child needs to be a leader

Walk into principal Janis Gerding’s office at Kenmare Elementary School, and your eye is instantly drawn to collections of photos imprinted with quotations about leadership and character.

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

Smoke-Free North Dakota submits signatures for ballot measure

Members of the Kenmare Tobacco-Free Coalition celebrated the successful statewide efforts to collect over 20,000 signatures in 43 days to get an initiated smoke-free measure on the November ballot.

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

Kenmare School readies for start of classes Tuesday

“We’re ready to roll,” Superintendent Duane Mueller told board members at the August 14th meeting. “The kids will be coming Tuesday. We’ll bring the teachers in Monday.”

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

City Council reviews budget of $1.4 million

Kenmare property owners may owe a little more in taxes next year than this year, according to the city’s new budget, but it will be a little less than last year.

Posted 8/14/12 (Tue) read more »

Boats, decoy painting, safe shooting are all favorites of Greenwing Day

“I saw you litter,” four-year-old Trevor Kreklau of Flaxton declared as he marched up to three “fishermen” in a boat resting on grass near the Des Lacs Lake.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »

100-year-old Mabel Ekstrom recalls her father came to North Dakota to make his fortune

Longtime Kenmare and Bowbells area resident Mabel Ekstrom turns a hundred years young this week, and has been celebrating the occasion with the relatives and friends she holds dear in her life.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »

Oregon contractor and his investors fall in love with Kenmare

Oregon contractor Ryan Blackwell drove to western North Dakota this past spring to assess the opportunities in the booming oil patch.

Posted 8/10/12 (Fri) read more »

Cemetery access road approved at Berthold

The Berthold city council approved the construction of a new access road to the community’s cemetery, based on public input received at a special meeting held July 20th, but a question remains about payment for the project.

Posted 8/08/12 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare's Fun Zone Daycare has a staff of four

Belinda Steen, owner of Fun Zone Daycare in Kenmare, stood among a group of children clamoring for help putting on their shoes for a much-anticipated trip outside.

Posted 8/03/12 (Fri) read more »

Growing need for daycare leaves parents stressed

Finding a daycare provider may be one of the biggest hurdles new and newly-arrived parents face in Kenmare.

Posted 8/03/12 (Fri) read more »