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MN Department of Education Releases 2016 MCA Scores
Crime & Accident Report
If the shoe fits, paint it: Sisters create custom shoes in Bemidji
Bemidji introduces charging stations for electric cars
Angels’ rally falls short in upset loss at Regions
Kate Smith in the field at Resorters
The smell of football is in the air
DL Pro Gal golf tourney results
Royals win DL Major League championship
Young Life Triathlon: Rock the Beach 5K, Kids Run part of the action
Saying goodbye to the old and hello to the new
These s’mores can be made any time of year
Jorgenson piano students end season with recital, awards
Social Secuirty: Thank you for last 31 years… and goodbye
Friends & Neighbors
‘Bait boys’ take over Quality Bait and Tackle
Encouraging good spending
MN property tax refund filing tips
Tips on insurance and storm damage claims
Former patrons buy Bleachers
Crazy Daze returns to Detroit Lakes Aug. 9
August is National Immunization Awareness Month!
Mannheim Steamroller is coming to Bemidji Nov. 23
Bluestem extends summer concert series into October
‘Annie Get Your Gun’ has strong native presence
Darla Rae Fisher
Julie Ann Stewart
Timothy J. Karsnia
Dean W. Sanders
Ban smoking in rental housing
Here’s how drug law will help
Letter: What’s gone wrong? America has lost its way over the past 60 years
Kudos to Minnesota’s improving credit rating
Wind power destabilizing power grid
Lakes are full, but too warm for muskie
Franklin, Lizzie, Loon won’t get muskies
‘A series of unfortunate events’ in the outdoors
Northwest MN Fishing Report
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Becker County Fair Premium List
Celebrating Solstice at Richwood Winery
June Summer Scene
Biking becoming bigger with area trails
Get out and golf
January 16, 2013
Vizenor letter - White Earth has problems, but it's dealing with them
In the wake of a news article done recently regarding drug abuse and crime on the White Earth Nation we are encouraged to hear the reporting agency has agreed to return for follow up segments on information they may not have had time to include in their original report. Prior to...
January 16, 2013 - 10:36am
January 11, 2013
Letter - Attitude change is tough
After four tragic episodes of violence in Obama's four years in office, his response was, "We must change -- because we have no choice. We must try." How can we try? What issues might he be looking at? Two issues stand out: gun use and mental health. Having spent my professional...
January 11, 2013 - 3:23pm
January 9, 2013
Letter - Thanks for Lake Region Color Guard donations
During the calendar year of 2012, the Lake Region Veteran's Color Guard participated in the following events; six parades in the communities of Detroit Lakes,Frazee, Vergas, Wolf Lake and Ogema, 18 flag presentations, two educational presentations and 59 Funeral Military Honors. All...
January 9, 2013 - 10:50am
January 2, 2013
Letter - Happy New Year!
2013! The beginning of another New Year! The calendar, or measure of time, is torment to the Communist atheist. The B.C. and A.D. causes him more severe headaches than those who suffer from an overdose of Viagra! -- Victor J. Kern, Wadena
January 2, 2013 - 11:46am
December 28, 2012
Letter - Thanks for Kiwanis' Holiday Wish Program support
The Detroit Lakes Kiwanis Club would like to thank KRCQ (FM102.3), and the various area businesses, churches, non-profit organizations, individuals, and Kiwanis members who supported this year's Holiday Wish Program. And thank you to the local Kiwanis Club, which once again made...
December 28, 2012 - 3:43pm
Letter - Think twice before running your grouse dog in Tamarac
I had a terrible experience on Dec. 21, 2012, when I took my two English Cocker Spaniels to Tamarac Refuge for a late season grouse hunt. I guess I really had no expectations for any hunting success but, rather, I just wanted to get the dogs into the woods for some work. Things...
December 28, 2012 - 3:42pm
December 21, 2012
Letter - Shame on senators who didn't vote for disability treaty
On Dec. 4 the United States Senate had the opportunity to endorse fair and humane treatment for people with disabilities around the world by ratifying the convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Each Democrat, Independent and eight Republican Senators expressed American...
December 21, 2012 - 3:36pm
December 19, 2012
Letters - Merry Christmas to all; A tribute to Sandy Hook
Merry Christmas to all, the big and the small. The mentally ill, and those they would kill. The ones with the guns and the ones all alone. The children that left, and those waiting at home. Now comes the bickering, fighting and strife. Outlaw all the guns, no, only ones...
December 19, 2012 - 12:00pm
Letters - Shame on Senators who didn't vote for disability treaty
On Dec. 4 the United States Senate had the opportunity to endorse fair and humane treatment for people with disabilaties around the world by ratifying the convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Each Democrat, Independent and eight Republican Senators expressed American...
December 19, 2012 - 11:59am
December 14, 2012
Letters - Grateful for gifts of happy memories
A great many kindnesses I receive throughout the year make me feel grateful. It doesn't have to be Christmas to make me feel appreciative. Those of us working in "service occupations" often never know what kind of an impact we are having on a group or an individual. Two surprise...
December 14, 2012 - 3:40pm
Letters - History repeats itself
In Samuel B. Griffith II's book, The War For American Independence, he describes General Washington being summoned by Congress to Philadelphia in December of 1778 to discuss the condition of the army. Washington wrote a letter describing the men of Congress. "...idleness, dissipation...
December 14, 2012 - 3:39pm
December 12, 2012
Letters - Get your flu shot
It's that time of year again, yes flu season is here. Every year the flu leads to some 200,000 hospitalizations and even 36,000 deaths. The populations most at risk are the young children ages six months to five years, adults over age 50, and anyone with a chronic condition but everyone...
December 12, 2012 - 11:32am
Letters - Eight things to improve the U.S. Tax law
Here is a letter that I am sending to the Member of Congress from my District and the two Senators from Minnesota. If you or your readers think this concept has merit, I ask you to clip it out and mail it, or copy it and forward it to yours: I am sick and tired of the endless discussions...
December 12, 2012 - 11:30am
December 7, 2012
Letters - Happy birthday, Jesus!
When Thanksgiving turkey is still digesting, the Christmas season, or should I say the Holiday Shopping season commences. Like a shot, the American public leaves the starting blocks, sprinting to the nearest big box stores on a treasure hunt of discounted popular merchandise. Hey,...
December 7, 2012 - 3:16pm
December 5, 2012
Letters - Becker County United Way: Thanks for your generosity
The holiday season is a time for many of us to reflect on our blessings. We are thankful for the love of family and the warmth of friends. I know this season I am feeling especially grateful to live in such a generous and caring community. Did you know we can be a hero to a child...
December 5, 2012 - 12:11pm