Meet the Last Family I Welcomed in 2018!

     On the last day of 2018, I welcomed Paul, Brittany and Willow Bromley to Anamoose.  They purchased the Buchholz home and have made allot of changes to make it their own.  It is really homey and cutely decorated. … Continue reading

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More New Residents Choose Anamoose

On 10-13-18 Barb and I also welcomed Debbie & Luke Thomas.  Debbie is a teacher and Luke is a welder and have come to us from Garland ,TX.  Luke actually grew up in Rangeley, ND.  They live in Texas during … Continue reading

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I’m sorry it has taken me so long to get the people visited and noted on the Blog.  I lost my helpers and have had some surgeries that have slowed me and the process down.  I also no longer take … Continue reading

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Another New Business in Anamoose

Jesse Turner

Soon Anamoose will have a small engine repair shop -JT Power Sports. Jesse Turner recently moved to Anamoose and is working on the concrete work in an existing building for his shop.  He will also be putting up a fence.

Some of the small engines he will work on are lawn mowers, snowblowers, ATV’s, Side by Sides, motorcycles, etc.

Jesse moved from Michigan to North Dakota in 2011.  He worked construction to help Minot recover after the flood.  Drake has been his home for 5 years where he worked for Dakota Agronomy filling anhydrous tanks in the spring.

The Anamoose City Council gave Jesse a variance and zoned his property for general commercial.  Jesse received funding from the Revolving Loan Fund.

Jesse’s telephone number is 701-721-1566.  His address is 408 1st St. E.  His house is just east of the park.

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Spiffing Up Main Street

The 2 blocks on Main Street have a new look.  New side walks have replaced the old crumpled, uneven ones.  The sidewalk in front of the Fire Hall did not need to be replaced.

Terpening Construction crew at work

The sidewalk replaced in front of Main Auto

The cost is shared by the city, businesses, and donations.  Business owners will be assessed payments over 10 years with NO interest.  The Anamoose Civic Club gave $5,725 and the Anamoose Area Community Foundation gave 4 donations totaling $3900.

The work was done by Terpening Construction of Maddock.  On Sunday. October 7th when the Anamoose Area Community Foundation had their free brunch at the Anamoose Senior Center.  Joe Weninger went out to the construction crew and invited them to the brunch.  They did not take time to eat, but Bruce Terpening later sent a check to the AACF for $500.

On Thursday when Bruce was spraying a sealer on the concrete, Phyllis Peiler,an AACF board member, stopped to thank him for the donation.  Bruce replied that they enjoyed coming to Anamoose as the people are so nice to them whenever they come to work here.

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2018 Grants Given Out at AACF Breakfast

The Anamoose Area Community Foundation celebrated their 10th anniversary by holding a free breakfast at the Anamoose Senior Center on Sunday, October 7.

Four grants were given out:

Lori Berndt, Early Explorers, receives grant from Joe Weninger

Mike Rudnick accepts grant from Joe Weninger for Anamoose Fire Protection District

Cindy Heintz from Rugby accepts grant for Tri-County Senior Meals and Services

Linda Dusek accepts grant for Anamoose Senior Housing

  • Early Explorers-$1,532 for class room supplies for Head Start
  • Anamoose Fire Protection District-$2000 for a new truck
  • Tri-County Senior Meals-$1500 for senior meals in the Anamoose area.
  • Anamoose Senior Housing-$3100 for repair sidewalks and parking.

$58,000 has been given out in 43 grants since organized in 2008.

Joe Weninger, Rose Weninger, Phyllis Peiler, & Norma Martin, AACF members


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Buchholz Farewell

 On Sunday, August 26th a crowd of friends gathered at the VFW for a pot luck farewell for Buck and Janice Buchholz.

In 1976 they moved from Hazelton to Anamoose.  Buck was the Superintendent at the Anamoose school for 15 years.  When he started there were 300 students in the school.  Janice taught in elementary grades and library  for 21 years.  She said that the library is mostly automated now.

They took part and held offices in many organizations-Senior Citizens, Civic Club, Homemakers, Retired Teachers, VFW, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, many school events, plus played cards and games with friends.

They moved to Bismarck Saturday, September 8th to be near family.


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