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Upside Down Under

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

Fighting Sioux forever

It’s good to see so many people working together diplomatically to come up with a nickname for UND’s sports teams.

Posted 11/18/14 (Tue) read more »

Is Keystone XL dead in the water?...

On Oct. 30, Trans Canada made a formal application to the National Energy Board in Ottawa requesting the necessary permits to build the Energy East pipeline.

Posted 11/11/14 (Tue) read more »

Sitting on a 'gold mine'

Is it possible these days to create wealth, wealth that comes from an idea or a product that doesn't currently exist in this part of the world?

Posted 11/04/14 (Tue) read more »

Report suspicious activity

Canada's red flag popped up in June 2006 and it had absolutely nothing to do with a maple leaf in the middle of it.

Posted 10/28/14 (Tue) read more »

Muckraking Today...

Does this look familiar: Sensational investigation, exposing social ills, uncovering corporate and political corruption, blasting monopolies and reporting unsafe and sometimes illegal working conditions?

Posted 10/22/14 (Wed) read more »

Back in the saddle again...

After a hiatus of nearly five months, I've decided to return to The Kenmare News.

Posted 10/16/14 (Thu) read more »

Farmers’ market friendly...

I just received some very interesting information that some of you may have seen on social media.

Posted 7/03/14 (Thu) read more »

Nature's best at our doorstep...

When it comes to nature and the environment, western North Dakota’s footprint continues disappearing rapidly and is turning into a gargantuan industrial park that encompasses a third of the state.

Posted 6/25/14 (Wed) read more »

The hemp vs. marijuana debate...

Ever since Colorado legalized medical marijuana, it seems like just about every state except North Dakota is jumping on the bandwagon.

Posted 6/18/14 (Wed) read more »

The intrigue of long-day plants...

One of the things I’ve always liked about living in northwestern North Dakota is that we have daylight this time of year later, some places much later, than other parts of the country.

Posted 6/10/14 (Tue) read more »