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Upside Down Under

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

Stop and smell the borage...

I often talk to pastors in my line of work and some of them are more firm than others regarding the Bible, the church and their congregations.

Posted 8/29/17 (Tue) read more »

North Dakota's pro athletes...

Ever since Carson Wentz was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles, it appears to have changed the entire dynamic of North Dakota athletes seeking positions in the professional ranks.

Posted 8/22/17 (Tue) read more »

Carpio tunnel syndrome...

In May 2005, while I was weekend editor at the Minot Daily News, the managing editor sent me on assignment to Regina to cover the royal visit of Queen Elizabeth who was officially opening the Saskatchewan Centennial.

Posted 8/15/17 (Tue) read more »

That's kind of ironic...

The other day my wife sent me to the grocery store to pick up some garbage bags. You know, the ones that fit in that rectangular basket that usually is positioned under the kitchen sink.

Posted 8/08/17 (Tue) read more »

Missing influential people...

Do you ever think about people you knew as a child? These are people from your hometown or from visits your parents made to other communities.

Posted 8/01/17 (Tue) read more »

Fascinating reading...

For the past several weeks, one of my assignments has been to find information about the local boys in The Kenmare News archives who were involved in World War I and write about their experiences.

Posted 7/25/17 (Tue) read more »

The Boys of '17...

We all know it’s been 100 years since the United States entered a three-year-old war in Europe that came to be known as “The Great War” and later World War I.

Posted 7/18/17 (Tue) read more »

Off the beaten path...

Now that it’s summer, we all want to get out and get some sunshine and see some of the sights.

Posted 7/12/17 (Wed) read more »

The Trump, Harding parallel

We keep hearing and seeing reports from just about every news organization on the face of the earth that indicate Donald Trump has the lowest presidential approval rating in U.S. history.

Posted 7/06/17 (Thu) read more »

The Class of 1977 reunited...

Last weekend my high school class celebrated our 40-year reunion during the hometown Community Day celebration.

Posted 6/27/17 (Tue) read more »