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Upside Down Under

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

Is your city safe or dangerous?...

There was a recent report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security placing West Fargo as the safest city in North Dakota in 2018.

Posted 4/24/18 (Tue) read more »

Stealing your identity...

Have you ever had your identity stolen or has anyone attempted to claim they were you?

Posted 4/10/18 (Tue) read more »

What is our weather telling us?...

There’s no doubt North Dakota has four seasons. We can get as hot as the Arizona desert and as cold as the high Arctic.

Posted 3/20/18 (Tue) read more »

Is a breakthrough near?...

Nobody knows exactly what causes multiple sclerosis. There are theories all over the scale, and some of them are quite credible, but nobody can look you in the eye and say “yes, this is what causes MS.”

Posted 3/14/18 (Wed) read more »

Do you know Joe Belford?...

In the late 1990s, when I worked at the Cavalier County Republican in Langdon, I got to know Joe Belford.

Posted 3/06/18 (Tue) read more »

Searching for famous people...

Several weeks ago we discussed famous athletes from North Dakota and later movie stars who got their start here.

Posted 2/20/18 (Tue) read more »

Why all the allergies?...

A co-worker and I were talking about allergies the other day while we were both munching on peanuts. We agreed that a very high percentage of people across North Dakota have allergies to peanuts.

Posted 2/13/18 (Tue) read more »

Welcome to North Dakota...

A co-worker and I were talking about allergies the other day while we were both munching on peanuts. We agreed that a very high percentage of people across North Dakota have allergies to peanuts.

Posted 2/06/18 (Tue) read more »

Lamenting a winter past...

In the fall of 1978, Hazelton had a high school wrestling team with a dedicated group of parents.

Posted 1/30/18 (Tue) read more »

A disturbing trend next door...

During a normal week, I would write something in this space about North Dakota, from the Roger Maris Museum to agriculture in Divide County and just about anything in between.

Posted 1/23/18 (Tue) read more »