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

The Chinese take another step...

Have you ever heard of the Alibaba Internet site?

Posted 5/13/14 (Tue) read more »

Caveat Emptor...

Am I missing something? Have I been living under a rock for the past 30 years? Did I get my journalism degree at the wrong university?

Posted 5/06/14 (Tue) read more »

A music icon or a disgrace?...

Blues musician Jesse Winchester may have been better known for dodging the Vietnam War draft in 1967.

Posted 4/29/14 (Tue) read more »

In a place where less is more...

A residual effect of a recent trip to the VA Hospital in Fargo opened my eyes to what I think many people have been misled about in recent years.

Posted 4/22/14 (Tue) read more »

Building on Earth Day...

Now that we've made it through Tax Day, we can begin to focus on Earth Day next Tuesday.

Posted 4/15/14 (Tue) read more »

Is North Dakota scenic in winter?...

Times have changed in western North Dakota as indicated in this column originally printed in the Cavalier County Republican in January 1999.

Posted 4/09/14 (Wed) read more »

The disappearing free press...

Censorship, cover up, secrecy and propaganda are all dirty words in a democracy, yet there seems to be some sort of a paradigm shift toward this kind of attitude.

Posted 4/02/14 (Wed) read more »

The Kenmare News online

If you are a snowbird living in California, Arizona, Texas or Florida and have become frustrated with delivery of your Kenmare News, I think I might have the answer for you.

Posted 3/26/14 (Wed) read more »

North Dakota's 'Riel' history...

They say truth is stranger than fiction and if you read history books you will see how remarkable that really is.

Posted 3/19/14 (Wed) read more »

Food price spike coming...

A recent article in the Fresno Bee newspaper suggests that a problem that's been talked about and debated for 10 years has finally become catastrophic.

Posted 3/12/14 (Wed) read more »