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Upside Down Under

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

'I can see Russia from my house'

Some of you might remember a skit from Saturday Night Live in which Tina Fey played Sarah Palin, telling faux pas reporters on the popular satire program, “I can see Russia from my house.”

Posted 11/25/14 (Tue) read more »

Fighting Sioux forever

It’s good to see so many people working together diplomatically to come up with a nickname for UND’s sports teams.

Posted 11/18/14 (Tue) read more »

Is Keystone XL dead in the water?...

On Oct. 30, Trans Canada made a formal application to the National Energy Board in Ottawa requesting the necessary permits to build the Energy East pipeline.

Posted 11/11/14 (Tue) read more »

Sitting on a 'gold mine'

Is it possible these days to create wealth, wealth that comes from an idea or a product that doesn't currently exist in this part of the world?

Posted 11/04/14 (Tue) read more »

Report suspicious activity

Canada's red flag popped up in June 2006 and it had absolutely nothing to do with a maple leaf in the middle of it.

Posted 10/28/14 (Tue) read more »

Muckraking Today...

Does this look familiar: Sensational investigation, exposing social ills, uncovering corporate and political corruption, blasting monopolies and reporting unsafe and sometimes illegal working conditions?

Posted 10/22/14 (Wed) read more »

Back in the saddle again...

After a hiatus of nearly five months, I've decided to return to The Kenmare News.

Posted 10/16/14 (Thu) read more »

Farmers’ market friendly...

I just received some very interesting information that some of you may have seen on social media.

Posted 7/03/14 (Thu) read more »

Nature's best at our doorstep...

When it comes to nature and the environment, western North Dakota’s footprint continues disappearing rapidly and is turning into a gargantuan industrial park that encompasses a third of the state.

Posted 6/25/14 (Wed) read more »

The hemp vs. marijuana debate...

Ever since Colorado legalized medical marijuana, it seems like just about every state except North Dakota is jumping on the bandwagon.

Posted 6/18/14 (Wed) read more »