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Upside Down Under

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

A sprawling community...

Several weeks ago my wife and I attended a party that was essentially the christening of a new bank in Bismarck.

Posted 3/26/19 (Tue) read more »

Where did all the UFOs go?...

There was a documentary on TV recently that described a direct correlation between the build-up of nuclear weapons and the number of UFO sightings.

Posted 3/19/19 (Tue) read more »

There's a style, you know!

Working at a newspaper is a wonderful profession. We won’t get rich, but the people we meet are sometimes worth more than any amount of money.

Posted 2/26/19 (Tue) read more »

Professional football in Fargo?...

Anyone who is a football fan probably remembers the Canadian Football League expanding into the United States in 1993 with seven teams.

Posted 2/19/19 (Tue) read more »

Nature taking its course...

Back in the late 1950s and early ‘60s, the animated TV character Bullwinkle was about the only moose North Dakota residents would see.

Posted 2/12/19 (Tue) read more »

Maple leaf invasion?...

If you drive just about anywhere in North Dakota you’ll see flags of various nations from time to time most often to indicate ancestry.

Posted 2/05/19 (Tue) read more »

My how TV has changed...

When TV first became commercially available in the United States, people were giddy that they could see images from the piece of furniture in front of them.

Posted 1/29/19 (Tue) read more »

You can't grow that in North Dakota...

Several weeks ago I received a phone call from a woman in Baltimore who identified herself as Sanda Marquart. She was compiling a national report about organic cotton and wanted to know what our 2018 production had been.

Posted 1/22/19 (Tue) read more »