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Carpio organic garden to operate 11 months of year

Marvin and Ilene Baker’s certified organic garden on the outskirts of Carpio is growing as well as any garden this summer, thanks to abundant sunlight, organic compost, and the occasional rain shower supplemented by irrigation from the Des Lacs River. A $20,000 boost from the Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture (ECH) at MSU-Bottineau will also improve the garden’s production this season.

Posted 7/09/09 (Thu) read more »

MRP celebrates 100 Years of Memories

Sunday, June 28th, offered as fine of weather seen at any of the Mouse River Park events of the past century, and proved to be the perfect day to celebrate “100 Years of Memories.”

Posted 7/09/09 (Thu) read more »

Cutter sleigh is new showpiece for Kenmare Pioneer Village

One of the newest exhibits at Kenmare’s Pioneer Village may also be one of its most charming.

Posted 7/09/09 (Thu) read more »

Green Power Express will get ND-produced power to the big markets

Area residents had their first chance to hear about the Green Power Express last week during meetings held in Kenmare, Berthold, Bowbells and Minot with Curt Johnson, a principal of Hartland Wind Farm, and Joe Dudak, vice president in charge of special projects with ITC Holdings of Novi, Michigan.

Posted 7/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Family fills Dorathea Limke's life

For Dorathea Limke, who will turn 100 years old on July 3rd, the best things in her life are her family members, and she’s quick to rattle off the numbers in each generation.

Posted 6/24/09 (Wed) read more »

Association of Commerce works to keep things going in the community

All the fun of eBay goes live in Kenmare for the next two weeks as the Kenmare Association of Commerce sponsors the first “kBay” (for Kenmare) Silent Auction.

Posted 6/24/09 (Wed) read more »

Fire near Mouse River Park burns 360 acres Sunday

A fire that started along the Mouse River Sunday afternoon burned an estimated 360 acres and involved the efforts of four departments before it was contained.

Posted 6/04/09 (Thu) read more »

New landfill now open

The new Kenmare landfill is open and ready to accept a variety of inert waste products, including tree branches and clean wood, sheet rock, shingles, cement, bricks and rock.

Posted 5/14/09 (Thu) read more »

Pizza Hub is 30-year success story here

Who knew that pizza crust and sauce recipes dreamed up by a couple of guys talking over supper could lead to a successful 30-year restaurant venture in Kenmare? (Published 4/22/09)

Posted 5/14/09 (Thu) read more »

Bids totalling over $505,000 awarded for new fire hall

After a decade of planning and fund-raising, ground will be broken for the new Kenmare Fire Hall this spring with an expected completion date of October 1, 2009.

Posted 4/15/09 (Wed) read more »