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Upside Down Under

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

Is a breakthrough near?...

Nobody knows exactly what causes multiple sclerosis. There are theories all over the scale, and some of them are quite credible, but nobody can look you in the eye and say “yes, this is what causes MS.”

Posted 3/14/18 (Wed) read more »

Do you know Joe Belford?...

In the late 1990s, when I worked at the Cavalier County Republican in Langdon, I got to know Joe Belford.

Posted 3/06/18 (Tue) read more »

Searching for famous people...

Several weeks ago we discussed famous athletes from North Dakota and later movie stars who got their start here.

Posted 2/20/18 (Tue) read more »

Why all the allergies?...

A co-worker and I were talking about allergies the other day while we were both munching on peanuts. We agreed that a very high percentage of people across North Dakota have allergies to peanuts.

Posted 2/13/18 (Tue) read more »

Welcome to North Dakota...

A co-worker and I were talking about allergies the other day while we were both munching on peanuts. We agreed that a very high percentage of people across North Dakota have allergies to peanuts.

Posted 2/06/18 (Tue) read more »

Lamenting a winter past...

In the fall of 1978, Hazelton had a high school wrestling team with a dedicated group of parents.

Posted 1/30/18 (Tue) read more »

A disturbing trend next door...

During a normal week, I would write something in this space about North Dakota, from the Roger Maris Museum to agriculture in Divide County and just about anything in between.

Posted 1/23/18 (Tue) read more »

From Roswell to Donnybrook...

There have been a number of news reports in recent weeks about research the Pentagon is doing on UFOs.

Posted 1/16/18 (Tue) read more »

My how things have changed...

I was on the North Dakota High School Activities website the other day and noticed there are now three “super” regions in Class B basketball. They may have been there last year, I just hadn’t noticed until now.

Posted 1/09/18 (Tue) read more »

As Canadian as poutine...

People will deny it, say it’s coincidental or they’ll come up with some other lame excuse that disqualifies them from being “Canadian.”

Posted 1/02/18 (Tue) read more »