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

An unforgettable date in American history...

Today is a grim date in American history. It should be noted that of all the conflicts the United States has fought in its 240-year history, Dec. 7, 1941 is the one day that personifies an entire war in which 417,000 Americans lost their lives.

Posted 12/07/16 (Wed) read more »

Beware of Chromium 6

I recently watched an episode of the afternoon TV show “The Doctors.” They had a guest who was talking about Chromium 6 in the nation’s water supply.

Posted 11/29/16 (Tue) read more »

Dairy farms getting milked dry

In 1934 there were more dairy cows in North Dakota than people. A total of 700,000 has slowly but steadily dwindled to about 15,000 today, the equivalent population of Jamestown.

Posted 11/22/16 (Tue) read more »

39 Highway continues...

There’s a major construction project going on in southern Saskatchewan that is going to directly impact North Dakota and few officials in the state seem concerned about it.

Posted 11/15/16 (Tue) read more »

Historic calamity...

There is no doubt this presidential election has been an historic one, but it’s all for the wrong reasons.

Posted 11/08/16 (Tue) read more »

Know your geography

Here’s a little geography quiz for you. See how many you can get correct.

Posted 11/01/16 (Tue) read more »

Throwing vets under the bus...

There’s a Republican congressman in Ohio who said something that has really stirred up a lot of military veterans.

Posted 10/25/16 (Tue) read more »

Canadians singing our anthem...

I don’t know about you, but I sure don’t like this lack of respect for the National Anthem at sporting events.

Posted 10/18/16 (Tue) read more »

Who is your sports hero?...

There was a time in the sporting world not so long ago when kids could look up to professional athletes, mimic their activities and wear their jerseys with pride.

Posted 10/11/16 (Tue) read more »

Discover North Dakota...

The title might seem a bit cliche, but it’s true. For anyone who thinks there isn’t anything to see or do in North Dakota, they’re completely off their rocker.

Posted 10/04/16 (Tue) read more »