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Upside Down Under

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

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 »

Fueling the ethanol debate...

Why do people keep insisting that ethanol is corrosive and not good for internal combustion engines including car engines, small engines and marine engines?

Posted 6/20/17 (Tue) read more »

Winnipeg, a haven for musicians...

I don’t think many people are aware that Winnipeg is a mecca for musicians. In a sense, it’s the Nashville of the North.

Posted 6/20/17 (Tue) read more »

This history won't repeat itself...

Sixteen years ago this month, myself and my partner Dennis Ihringer, released the book, “Dakota Doughboy, the Otto Ihringer Story.”

Posted 6/20/17 (Tue) read more »

A passive reflective idea...

Some years ago I ran across some information out of Utah that indicated homeowners on the west side of the Rocky Mountains were using passive reflector antennas to leap frog the TV stations from Salt Lake City over the mountains.

Posted 6/20/17 (Tue) read more »

'I've got the AM radio blues'...

Nobody talks about AM radio anymore. Sometimes you have to wonder why AM stations are still on the air? Who is listening?

Posted 6/20/17 (Tue) read more »