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Upside Down Under

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

Celebrating an Aussie Christmas...

Every nation in the western world has its own Christmas traditions, some of them universal and others unique to each country.

Posted 12/23/14 (Tue) read more »

The legend of Minne-waukan

As we consider unusual phenomenon in North Dakota's history, Devils Lake has to be right up there toward the top.

Posted 12/16/14 (Tue) read more »

Newspapers holding their own...

Technology in the media has sure come a long way in recent years. For those of us who have spent any time in newspaper work, we know this to be true.

Posted 12/09/14 (Tue) read more »

ISIS needs to be stopped, now...

There’s no doubt propaganda is fueling a blatant disregard for human life in the Middle Eastern desert.

Posted 12/02/14 (Tue) read more »

'I can see Russia from my house'

Some of you might remember a skit from Saturday Night Live in which Tina Fey played Sarah Palin, telling faux pas reporters on the popular satire program, “I can see Russia from my house.”

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue) read more »

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 »