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Upside Down Under

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

The official county newspaper...

As you go to the polls on Tuesday and vote for your favorite candidates, don’t forget to mark the box that states “Kenmare News” for official Ward County newspaper.

Posted 6/05/18 (Tue) read more »

Lamenting the one-room schoolhouse

Several weeks ago my first cousin and I got together for lunch in “The Finish Line,” bar and cafe in Velva.

Posted 5/29/18 (Tue) read more »

Where's the customer service?...

There’s a subject that comes up occasionally that tends to be a sore spot for some folks, but it keeps resurfacing so maybe something should be said and done about it.

Posted 5/22/18 (Tue) read more »

Interesting state capitol news...

There’s been a story floating around the nation lately about North Dakota that seems to be intriguing to a lot of people.

Posted 5/15/18 (Tue) read more »

More obscure N.D. history...

There’s a rather obscure place in North Dakota that few people know about, that just happens to be a critical link to our past.

Posted 5/08/18 (Tue) read more »

A grain elevator pioneer...

Chances are if you grew up in North Dakota, you were raised in a town that had at least one wooden grain elevator structure.

Posted 5/01/18 (Tue) read more »

Is your city safe or dangerous?...

There was a recent report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security placing West Fargo as the safest city in North Dakota in 2018.

Posted 4/24/18 (Tue) read more »

Stealing your identity...

Have you ever had your identity stolen or has anyone attempted to claim they were you?

Posted 4/10/18 (Tue) read more »

What is our weather telling us?...

There’s no doubt North Dakota has four seasons. We can get as hot as the Arizona desert and as cold as the high Arctic.

Posted 3/20/18 (Tue) read more »

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 »