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Upside Down Under

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

Building on Earth Day...

Now that we've made it through Tax Day, we can begin to focus on Earth Day next Tuesday.

Posted 4/15/14 (Tue) read more »

Is North Dakota scenic in winter?...

Times have changed in western North Dakota as indicated in this column originally printed in the Cavalier County Republican in January 1999.

Posted 4/09/14 (Wed) read more »

The disappearing free press...

Censorship, cover up, secrecy and propaganda are all dirty words in a democracy, yet there seems to be some sort of a paradigm shift toward this kind of attitude.

Posted 4/02/14 (Wed) read more »

The Kenmare News online

If you are a snowbird living in California, Arizona, Texas or Florida and have become frustrated with delivery of your Kenmare News, I think I might have the answer for you.

Posted 3/26/14 (Wed) read more »

North Dakota's 'Riel' history...

They say truth is stranger than fiction and if you read history books you will see how remarkable that really is.

Posted 3/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Food price spike coming...

A recent article in the Fresno Bee newspaper suggests that a problem that's been talked about and debated for 10 years has finally become catastrophic.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

The Martian chronicles...

Whether you find this interesting or not, there is quiet research going on in this country that will someday allow humans to inhabit the surface of Mars.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »

Boosting the FM variety...

If you think the 13 FM radio stations in Minot are kind of lame, point your antenna the opposite direction.

Posted 2/26/14 (Wed) read more »

The man from PEI

What does a small town in North Dakota and an island in maritime Canada have in common?

Posted 2/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Local foods convention set

If you have an interest in gardening, farmers’ markets, canning, preserving or just local foods in general, be sure to stop by the Grand Hotel in Minot Feb. 14 and 15 for the North Dakota Farmers’ Market and Growers Association and Local Foods convention.

Posted 2/12/14 (Wed) read more »