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Upside Down Under

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

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 »

Are co-ops really equitable? ...

In recent years just about every school in North Dakota has formed a co-op with other schools in select sports and some academic arenas.

Posted 5/31/16 (Tue) read more »

Roger Maris Museum

Over the past year, I’ve made numerous trips to Fargo to see a couple of doctors.

Posted 5/24/16 (Tue) read more »

Oops, I got the wrong vehicle

The other day I stopped at the Cenex convenience store in Kenmare to get a sandwich and as I often do, pulled up close to the door.

Posted 5/17/16 (Tue) read more »