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Upside Down Under

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

And, action!...

Over the course of North Dakota’s history, there have only been 11 movies filmed here and most of us should be familiar with at least three of them.

Posted 5/19/20 (Tue) read more »

Cutting the cord on the cheap...

There’s been a lot of talk lately about “cutting the cord” on cable and satellite TV. They’ve become so expensive that people are reverting back to over-the-air television.

Posted 5/12/20 (Tue) read more »

Bring back the league...

Looking through old copies of the newspaper lately, there was an entry in 1980 in which someone was trying to resurrect the Non Partisan League and a meeting was scheduled for a constitutional convention in Rugby.

Posted 5/05/20 (Tue) read more »

Damned if you do and.....

In December and January we get all our seed catalogs in the mail and some of us get around to ordering right away, while others, like myself, procrastinate.

Posted 4/28/20 (Tue) read more »

Unique small towns in our state...

North Dakota has three cities in the Red River Valley that border communities on the Minnesota side. They include Grand Forks-East Grand Forks, Fargo-Moorhead and Wahpeton-Brekenridge.

Posted 4/21/20 (Tue) read more »

Newspapers have a rich history...

After last week’s information about the metamorphosis of  North Dakota newspapers in recent years, it might be good to reflect back on the history of journalism in the state.

Posted 4/14/20 (Tue) read more »

there's pride in print in N.D....

Some interesting things have been going on in North Dakota newspapers in the past several months.

Posted 4/07/20 (Tue) read more »

Does passive reflection work?...

Watching TV or listening to FM radio from rural North Dakota can be quite challenging. You certainly need the right equipment to get a quality picture or radio signal.

Posted 3/31/20 (Tue) read more »

Could Mott be the answer?...

Most of us study the weather regardless of whether we think we do or not. Just by default, by living in North Dakota this is something we always pay close attention.

Posted 3/24/20 (Tue) read more »

Will Estevan glow in the dark?...

For several weeks we’ve been wrangling with officials in Saskatchewan about nuclear power and its implications.

Posted 3/17/20 (Tue) read more »