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Refuge again has friendly face to greet the public

The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge, just across the lake from Kenmare, has a friendly face to directly welcome the public again with Jennifer Jewett, travel specialist and education and outreach coordinator for the Souris River Basin Complex. “I want people in the community to know there’s someone up front now,” she said, laughing. “The door’s not going to be locked when everybody’s out in the field!”

Posted 12/07/10 (Tue) read more »

KHS Girls Basketball--Team returns with some experience

KHS girls basketball head coach Jason Schwarz is pleased to have three well-known members of last year’s Class B state tournament team returning as seniors this season in Erika Lemere, Kortni Miller and Katie King.

Posted 12/07/10 (Tue) read more »

Berthold welcomes new bank

Amid frustration and dismay from customers, Bremer Bank closed the doors at its branch in Berthold on October 29th. However, State Bank & Trust of Kenmare-Berthold Office opened for business in the same location on November 9th, offering full banking services Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

Posted 12/03/10 (Fri) read more »

Team has new coaches and new faces

A new season with new coaches and a few wrestlers new to the sport has started for the Kenmare-Tioga-Ray squad.

Posted 12/01/10 (Wed) read more »

KHS basketball team sees return of several experienced players

The Honkers boys basketball team started their season last night with a game at Ray—and several returning players, a situation that head coach Thurstan Johnson appreciates.

Posted 12/01/10 (Wed) read more »

Kids in pajamas invited to family reading night in Kenmare

So what could be better than mixing kids and books and refreshments and doorprizes? Wearing pajamas to do it, of course!

Posted 11/26/10 (Fri) read more »

Kenmare School board looks at options to provide a computer to every student

Kenmare Public School may provide a computer for every student in the near future.

Posted 11/26/10 (Fri) read more »

KHS takes 3rd at State Volleyball

The Kenmare Honkers volleyball team rolled into post-season play under the slogan “Raise your expectations,” and rode that theme to a third place finish in the 2010 Class B state tournament.

Posted 11/26/10 (Fri) read more »

Honkers making fifth consecutive trip to State B volleyball

The Honkers repeated as Region 6 champions for the fifth consecutive year on Thursday. Kenmare swept the Bottineau Stars 3-0 in the title match before a standing and cheering student section outfitted in maroon and gold and adorned with beads, sparkling gold wigs and a few scattered crowns to support senior hitter Katie King.

Posted 11/17/10 (Wed) read more »

Forty years ago, the community suffered its only fatality of Vietnam

By all accounts, Larry Jacobson of Norma was a hardworking and loyal young man who had a future as a farmer or mechanic, with a family of his own. Instead, Larry’s life ended 40 years ago on August 26, 1970, when the helicopter he was riding was shot down by enemy forces in Ba Xugen Province, South Vietnam.

Posted 11/10/10 (Wed) read more »