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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 »

Cafe reopens downtown

“We needed a restaurant here on the corner,” said Yvonne Hanson, new owner with her husband John, of JJ’S Steakhouse and Cafe downtown Kenmare. “A place where families could take their kids and eat.”

Posted 11/03/10 (Wed) read more »

School Board makes band a required class for 5th grade

All Kenmare Elementary School fifth graders will participate in band beginning with the 2011-2012 school year, with all fifth and sixth grade students required to join band beginning the following year, following a 4-3 vote of the Kenmare School Board during a regular meeting held October 19th.

Posted 10/28/10 (Thu) read more »

Blacksmith creates decorative gate for Coulee Cemetery

When Rick and Karen Olson of Deer Park, Washington, made their annual visit to see friends and family in Kenmare, Minot and Donnybrook this year, they also honored relatives’ graves in the Coulee Cemetery with flowers. Permanent flowers, created in iron, painted in bold colors, and attached to a new iron gate for the cemetery, designed and built by Rick.

Posted 10/21/10 (Thu) read more »