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Changing lanes: Tyler Shipman car show seeks family to help
Goodbye, phosphorus--Rice Lake project moving forward
Hot jobs in Becker County: Majority of jobs only requiring two-year degrees
Crime & accidents
Clay County man charged with taking video, photos of nude child
DL Youth baseball sign-up and skill assessment March 5-9
Laker boys pull away from Rangers in second half
Congratulations Laker Gymnastics
Lamoureuxs ready for one more shot at gold
Warroad girls look to take home state hockey title
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
friends & neighbors
Speakeasy sells to buyer who plans to lease building to Spitfire Bar & Grill
Minnesota gas prices down 2.5 cents this week
Survey: U.S. farmland values outpaced by overall land values: Number of sales up, too
Minnesota consumers warned not to borrow from unlicensed online lenders
Dept of Revenue offers tips for choosing the right professional tax preparer
What's new in lakes area entertainment this week
Break out the chocolate and wine for that special valentine
Heartfelt harmonies: Barbershop singers to deliver musical valentines on Feb. 14
'The Grumpy Gardener' provides a shovelful of ideas for minimizing gardening angst
Talking Stick accepting literary submissions
Owen Milo Accola
Supporting Denny McNamara
Ed & JoAnne Lillis
Hildur "Peg" Coen
George Anthony Oja
Suzanne J. Rogstad
Anna Marie Smith
Letter: One in four high schoolers now use tobacco products
Solar, wind power mean jobs for Minnesota
What people don't know about genetic testing can hurt them
Letter: Negotiator questions vote by DL School Board member
Life is short--buy the shoes
It's nest-building time for bald eagles
Brad Laabs column: Got the itch? Here are some open water spots
Refuting 'keyboard cowboys,' Wis. man verifies authenticity of famous entangled bucks
Don't let fish freeze before cleaning
Cold doesn't stop fun-loving river otters
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
For the love of the homeless: DL native Luke Pechmann poses for animal adoption pin-up calendar
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
Minn. mom, former Olympic swimmer, competes for $1M on Survivor TV show
Polar Fest ends with a bang – and a splash
'Building the Ice Palace': Artist Hans Gilsdorf reflects on challenges of construction
Snow much fun: DLHS art students make larger-than-life snow sculptures as part of Polar Fest
Tomorrow is last chance for kids to play in Preschool Palace
To the ends of the earth and back: Minnesota native Ann Bancroft has visited both North, South Poles
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January 18, 2013
Letter - Abortion rights provoking rise of extremist politics
This January marks 40 years of Roe vs.
January 18, 2013 - 4:13pm
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