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by Caroline Downs

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A girl needs to say goodbye . . .

You all met Marvin Baker on the pages of this paper last week, and he’s going to do a fabulous job for The Kenmare News.

Posted 11/13/13 (Wed) read more »

Disagreeing with Virginia-Lee . . .

If I had a dollar for every time I heard Virginia-Lee Bryans of Donnybrook say, “I’m no hero,” in reference to her service as a U.S. Navy nurse, I could have bought her a dozen roses, or more.

Posted 11/07/13 (Thu) read more »

Top Shot Chef sensation . . .

I can’t help it. I have to rhapsodize a little.

Posted 10/29/13 (Tue) read more »

Thinking through concealed weapons . . .

Over 12,000. That’s the number of concealed weapons license applications the state of North Dakota has processed so far this year.

Posted 10/25/13 (Fri) read more »

Kenmare GooseFest at 25 . . .

Which sounds better:

Posted 10/22/13 (Tue) read more »

Decisions and taxes . . .

My introduction to taxes came when I was in elementary school, reading the Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

Posted 10/09/13 (Wed) read more »

Who's the Top Shot Chef?

One of the things I’ve liked best about Kenmare’s GooseFest is the way the committee seeks to improve the festival and include more people of all ages.

Posted 10/01/13 (Tue) read more »

Try chickens . . .

My uncle said, “Try chickens. I’ll bring you some.”

Posted 9/25/13 (Wed) read more »

Vote for Kenmare Wheels & Meals . . .

So maybe the best news around town you haven’t heard yet is this:

Posted 9/17/13 (Tue) read more »

Home sweet home is here somewhere . . .

Thirteen years ago this month, we were desperately searching for a home in Kenmare.

Posted 9/11/13 (Wed) read more »