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Upside Down Under

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

Wall wins landslide re-election

Whether you know it or not, the province of Saskatchewan, just to our north, has a rich political history, just like North Dakota.

Posted 4/05/16 (Tue) read more »

In like a lamb, out like a lamb?????

We’ve all heard the old wive’s tale that if March comes in like a lamb, it will go out like a lion and vice versa.

Posted 3/29/16 (Tue) read more »

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 »