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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 »

Refuge has lots of room for water storage

While flood events along the Red and Missouri rivers dominate headlines in North Dakota, officials with the Souris River Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex are prepared to deal with concerns that may result from high runoff in the Des Lacs and Souris river basins.

Posted 4/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Area farmers started Farmers Union Oil 75 years ago

One of Kenmare's oldest businesses, Farmers Union Oil Company, celebrated its diamond jubilee last night during its annual member meeting. "It's here for the long haul," said Greg Westlake, general manager since 2000. "We can do everything for the customer. We can sell them machinery, fill their tanks, sell them their batteries, and handle their agronomy needs."

Posted 4/01/09 (Wed) read more »

Kenmare Firefighter deploys to Australia

So what does USFWS Fire Management Officer Doug Downs do with his time through the winter when wildfires are a distant memory covered by snowdrifts? He fights fires in the Land Down Under.

Posted 3/26/09 (Thu) read more »