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Upside Down Under

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

Finally, a Democrat for governor...

Here we are nearly through the month of March and the North Dakota Democratic Party finally named a candidate for governor.

Posted 3/23/16 (Wed) read more »

Welcome to Cape Breton Island...

Several months ago, I stated in this space that if Hillary Clinton becomes president, I’ll move to Canada.

Posted 3/15/16 (Tue) read more »

The thirst for oil continues...

There’s a German news program on Prairie Public Television called Deutsch Welle that is produced in English from Berlin.

Posted 3/08/16 (Tue) read more »

A week etched in time...

It was 50 years ago today that a blizzard began that would rage on for the better part of five days leaving nearly all of North Dakota paralyzed for weeks.

Posted 3/01/16 (Tue) read more »

Are we finally getting the edge? ...

I caught a 30-second TV news segment recently that suggested that in the past seven months Twitter has shut down 125,000 accounts related to the ISIS terrorist group.

Posted 2/23/16 (Tue) read more »

The hemp experience

It took a long time, a lot of people, a lot of media reports and a lot of government intervention but it’s finally happening.

Posted 2/16/16 (Tue) read more »

Taking a little tour of Resolute...

It seems every year about this time, I get this morbid thought of looking into places that have much harsher winters than we do.

Posted 2/09/16 (Tue) read more »

Discovering a VPN...

Have you ever heard of a VPN? Some people know it forward and back and others, like myself, have just discovered what it is and how it works.

Posted 2/02/16 (Tue) read more »

VA bureaucracy is the culture...

I want to tell you a story about the VA and how that organization has infuriated me more than once.

Posted 1/26/16 (Tue) read more »

The global warming argument...

Many of us have had recent debates about global warming. This isn’t just going on in some office building in New York City, it’s happening on the North Dakota prairie as well.

Posted 1/19/16 (Tue) read more »