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Kenmare couple in collision with moose

“You don’t think of them being there,” said Richard Anderson, Kenmare, two days after hitting a moose on U.S. Highway 83 north of Glenburn. “You might see one once in a while off in the distance. Deer, sure, but [a moose] was the last thing on my mind.”

Posted 10/07/09 (Wed) read more »

Hunter bags moose near Kenmare on his 85th birthday

It was a once-in-a-lifetime day for a Williston man on Friday. Actually, it was a couple once-in-a-lifetime experiences on the same day

Posted 10/07/09 (Wed) read more »

2009 harvest is one of extremes

The story of the 2009 harvest is a study in extremes: high yields, low prices, cool summer temperatures, a delayed frost date, and a few farmers surprised to be getting anything at all from their warm season crops.

Posted 9/29/09 (Tue) read more »

Huge tower is sign of approaching NAWS water

The most visible sign of the Northwest Area Water Supply project in the Kenmare area is the new million-gallon storage tower under construction a mile east of town.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

City gets $200,000 grant for water

The city of Kenmare just received a $200,000 boost toward plans to upgrade its water system.

Posted 9/23/09 (Wed) read more »

Bomb Squad summoned

The discovery of nine sticks of dynamite in a downtown Kenmare building on Thursday shook things up around town as local law enforcement, the Kenmare Fire Department and the Minot Bomb Squad handled the situation. Fortunately, the explosives were detonated later under controlled conditions by trained professionals. The source of the dynamite remains a mystery, however.

Posted 9/17/09 (Thu) read more »

Inspection finds grade school building is in good condition

Kenmare Elementary School looks good for its age.

Posted 9/08/09 (Tue) read more »

KHS instructor honored for nearly 40 years of dedication to Kenmare sports

Al Scherbenske, retired KHS business teacher, knows his way around the school’s gym.

Posted 9/08/09 (Tue) read more »

Little Learners Preschool gets busy with 27 little students

School started yesterday at one of the busiest classrooms in Kenmare, the Little Learners Preschool. Actually, Little Learners Preschool welcomed so many kids this year that three classrooms are necessary. “We have 27 students,” said preschool owner and teacher Kris Zimmer, “and we’re full! But we have three teachers and we’re using three rooms, so the kids get to rotate through each room and each teacher gets to work with each kid.”

Posted 9/08/09 (Tue) read more »

Paving begins on portion of Scenic Lake Road

News from the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge at Kenmare was mixed last week, with progress seen on two major refuge construction projects but repeated vandalism reported at both the Boat Dock area and Tasker’s Coulee.

Posted 9/02/09 (Wed) read more »