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Upside Down Under

By Marvin Baker, a new weekly column in The Kenmare News

Camp Grafton South...

We can go as far back as the Spanish-American War to find solid documentation about the work of the North Dakota National Guard.

Posted 4/16/19 (Tue) read more »

Dependent on convenience...

Back in late October there was a story about the grocery store in Kenmare that had to shut down for the first time in at least 42 years because of burned out circuits in a printer that shorted out two cash registers.

Posted 4/09/19 (Tue) read more »

Gardeners take notice...

Today’s message starts out with a two-part question. How many of you are gardeners and how many of you have ordered supplies from a gardening catalog?

Posted 4/02/19 (Tue) read more »

A sprawling community...

Several weeks ago my wife and I attended a party that was essentially the christening of a new bank in Bismarck.

Posted 3/26/19 (Tue) read more »

Where did all the UFOs go?...

There was a documentary on TV recently that described a direct correlation between the build-up of nuclear weapons and the number of UFO sightings.

Posted 3/19/19 (Tue) read more »

There's a style, you know!

Working at a newspaper is a wonderful profession. We won’t get rich, but the people we meet are sometimes worth more than any amount of money.

Posted 2/26/19 (Tue) read more »

Professional football in Fargo?...

Anyone who is a football fan probably remembers the Canadian Football League expanding into the United States in 1993 with seven teams.

Posted 2/19/19 (Tue) read more »

Nature taking its course...

Back in the late 1950s and early ‘60s, the animated TV character Bullwinkle was about the only moose North Dakota residents would see.

Posted 2/12/19 (Tue) read more »

Maple leaf invasion?...

If you drive just about anywhere in North Dakota you’ll see flags of various nations from time to time most often to indicate ancestry.

Posted 2/05/19 (Tue) read more »

My how TV has changed...

When TV first became commercially available in the United States, people were giddy that they could see images from the piece of furniture in front of them.

Posted 1/29/19 (Tue) read more »