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Upside Down Under

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

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 »

Quality never goes out of style...

In the cut-throat world of marketing and public relations, people have to be on their toes at all times or they lose accounts to other firms.

Posted 11/03/15 (Tue) read more »

Be careful of your source...

Isn’t the Internet a wonderful tool for research? It gives us so much information at our fingertips.

Posted 10/27/15 (Tue) read more »

Le Tour du Monde...

One-hundred-fifty years ago French author Jules Verne wrote a book titled, “De la Terre a la Lune, which means “From the Earth to the Moon” in English.

Posted 10/20/15 (Tue) read more »

Turning into a motorhead...

I think I’ve figured out what my winter project is going to be, which I will consider a major challenge.

Posted 9/29/15 (Tue) read more »

Here's to the Gayton Homemakers...

Growing up on a farm in Emmons County somewhere between Hazelton and the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, our nearest neighbors were at least two miles away, then three miles and further in Gayton Township.

Posted 9/22/15 (Tue) read more »

Here's a new twist...

Have you ever heard of illegal immigrants trying to get out of the United States?

Posted 9/15/15 (Tue) read more »

Snowbanks and covered wagons...

I spent 35 years in the U.S. military and had the privilege of traveling around the world on the taxpayers’ dime numerous times.

Posted 9/08/15 (Tue) read more »