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Upside Down Under

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

The Tunguska incident ...

Now that we’ve had a little time to think about the 70th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we have to realize there are phenomena in nature far more powerful than either or both of those explosions.

Posted 9/01/15 (Tue) read more »

Misleading the American public...

It just boggles my mind when I hear people talk about Barack Obama not being a U.S. citizen and that he should produce his birth certificate to prove that he is or isn’t an American.

Posted 8/25/15 (Tue) read more »

Immigration run amok

We’ve all studied the history of the United States and understand that from 1865 through 1924, this country was the “melting pot,” or the “land of milk and honey.”

Posted 8/18/15 (Tue) read more »

Just how accurate is history? ...

A couple of weeks ago we brought you information suggesting there are four possible ways that Carpio got its name.

Posted 8/11/15 (Tue) read more »

Bring on the barley ...

As August gets underway, so does the barley harvest. North Dakota is the perfect state for growing barley and it fits into just about any crop rotation.

Posted 8/04/15 (Tue) read more »

Bring back the Pony Express

Two weeks ago we received a news release from Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND about rural mail service. The headline read “Heitkamp introduces new bill to improve rural mail delivery and standards.”

Posted 7/28/15 (Tue) read more »

Carpio lore takes center stage ...

Many of us have heard the stories about Carpio getting its name after the Soo Line Railroad plotted its tracks across North Dakota in the 1880s.

Posted 7/21/15 (Tue) read more »

Eating with the antichrist

Salt, sodium, monosodium glutamate; call it what you wish, but any or all of the three are far too abundant in the human diet.

Posted 7/14/15 (Tue) read more »

Neutralizing negative media...

Lately, the city of Montreal has been getting a bad rap in the media and it most likely isn’t fair because this city is as diverse and resilient as any other in North America and perhaps the rest of the world.

Posted 7/07/15 (Tue) read more »

An interesting 25 names...

Do you ever think about place names and how they may have gotten their identity?

Posted 6/30/15 (Tue) read more »