I was able to reproduce the functionality on the following demo:
I would like to be able to apply this to a dashboard screen where the user is able to move the widgets/cards around. What can I use to save as a preference for the order of the cards/widgets? Is there an attribute or parameter that tells the Kendo List where it should be in the list? That way the next time they come to the page the cards will be in the order they last saved them in.