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

Newspaper Death Watch

I doubt very many people in the western part of North Dakota read the Grand Forks Herald, at least not daily.

Posted 1/12/16 (Tue) read more »

Eskimos don't like Eskimos

Anyone who attended the University of North Dakota or attends it now, knows about changing a nickname and all the ramifications that go with it.

Posted 1/05/16 (Tue) read more »

Did we forget Ponce de Leon? . . .

It is generally accepted in high school history that the first settlement in what is now the United States was the Jamestown Colony in Virginia, which was established in May 1607.

Posted 12/29/15 (Tue) read more »

Let's trade gore for goodwill

Those of us who are journalists often times get absorbed into the gory details of uncivilized behavior on and around the Christmas holiday.

Posted 12/23/15 (Wed) read more »

Frankenfood on your table

Do you remember Dolly, the sheep that was cloned in Scotland in 1996?

Posted 12/15/15 (Tue) read more »

This has to stop? ...

A BBC reporter told a British TV audience Wednesday night, “It’s just another day in the United States of fear, chaos and panic.”

Posted 12/08/15 (Tue) read more »

Where did politics go wrong? . . .

Maybe it’s time for a third political party to take charge of things in North Dakota and in the United States.

Posted 12/01/15 (Tue) read more »

There's always an alternative

We have exchanges with other newspapers around North Dakota and Glen Froseth makes sure he puts my hometown newspaper, the Emmons County Record on my desk each week.

Posted 11/24/15 (Tue) read more »

It's time for action...

What happened in Paris on Friday night is something that needs to be dealt with quickly, swiftly and without mercy.

Posted 11/17/15 (Tue) read more »

Is secession the answer?

There’s been a lot of talk circulating north of the border suggesting that the province of Alberta is entertaining the thought of seceeding to the United States.

Posted 11/10/15 (Tue) read more »