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Upside Down Under

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

A Rock 'n' Roll community...

There are several bands and members of bands who have enjoyed longevity that spans more than 50 years. And when we think about it, the first name that comes to mind is the Rolling Stones who formed in 1962 and struck the airways with their first hit record “Satisfaction,” in 1965.

Posted 5/22/19 (Wed) read more »

Immer noch solide...

Ashley, like many small communities in North Dakota, continues to shrink. It has lost nearly half its population since the community peaked in 1950.

Posted 5/14/19 (Tue) read more »

Zip to Zap back on the map...

Imagine living in a town of 250 people and all of a sudden 3,000 college students show up for a party that the townspeople know nothing about.

Posted 5/07/19 (Tue) read more »

Organic grain bonanza...

In recent months I’ve taken numerous calls and emails from people who want to purchase organic grain, oilseeds and legumes.

Posted 4/30/19 (Tue) read more »

Compromise is the only answer...

It seems there is a significant rift developing between the Kenmare City Council and the Kenmare Police Department.

Posted 4/23/19 (Tue) read more »

Camp Grafton South...

We can go as far back as the Spanish-American War to find solid documentation about the work of the North Dakota National Guard.

Posted 4/16/19 (Tue) read more »

Dependent on convenience...

Back in late October there was a story about the grocery store in Kenmare that had to shut down for the first time in at least 42 years because of burned out circuits in a printer that shorted out two cash registers.

Posted 4/09/19 (Tue) read more »

Gardeners take notice...

Today’s message starts out with a two-part question. How many of you are gardeners and how many of you have ordered supplies from a gardening catalog?

Posted 4/02/19 (Tue) read more »

A sprawling community...

Several weeks ago my wife and I attended a party that was essentially the christening of a new bank in Bismarck.

Posted 3/26/19 (Tue) read more »

Where did all the UFOs go?...

There was a documentary on TV recently that described a direct correlation between the build-up of nuclear weapons and the number of UFO sightings.

Posted 3/19/19 (Tue) read more »