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Upside Down Under

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

An Olympics not so long ago...

With the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro just past, it got me to thinking about the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

Posted 8/23/16 (Tue) read more »

Kenmare's customer service...

It may seem cliche to say this but Kenmare personifies Main Street and small town North Dakota in a unique way.

Posted 8/16/16 (Tue) read more »

Is it an election or a circus?

As a news reporter, I should be getting excited about the upcoming election in November.

Posted 8/09/16 (Tue) read more »

North Dakota's mirror image

I ran across a real interesting piece of information the other day, or at least I believe it is interesting and an oddity.

Posted 8/02/16 (Tue) read more »

Rediscovering forgotten music...

Several months ago I found a Kenwood cassette deck on eBay for a great price and ordered it to go along with an already astounding Kenwood radio receiver that has provided endless entertainment in the form of FM radio.

Posted 7/26/16 (Tue) read more »

This terrorist threat isn't no

We've been down this road before. We, as in the United States, have had to deal with this sort of thing in the not-so-distant past.

Posted 7/19/16 (Tue) read more »

Newspapers are here to stay...

We often hear from critics these days that newspapers are dying out because of the Internet and social media.

Posted 7/12/16 (Tue) read more »

Are pen pals still out there...

In this day and age of everything digital, I’ve often wondered about something that was once very popular and fun to do.

Posted 7/05/16 (Tue) read more »

The beer vs. ale debate

Lately breweries have been popping up like mushrooms and at least one brewery is located in all four major cities in North Dakota.

Posted 6/14/16 (Tue) read more »

Chillin' at the Crowbar Hotel

There’s been a lot of talk in North Dakota, as well as around the United States, about what to do with prison overcrowding.

Posted 6/07/16 (Tue) read more »