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Crash near Ice Cracking Lake kills two, injures two
DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Dragon Open kicks off summer golf tournaments June 11
Vikings open season at home against 49ers, have four nationally televised games
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
NorthStar Academy team accepted into new hockey league
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
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
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Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Lottie Ann Thomas
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
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
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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
November 30, 2012
Letters - Thanks for a great Families Forever Turkey Day 5K
There's something special about a group of people gathering together on a cold, windy morning to participate in a 5k. It doesn't matter how many races I run or how large or small the event, every time I stand at the starting line I get an overwhelming surge of excitement and energy...
November 30, 2012 - 3:46pm
Letters - Cyber bullying can be traumatic to teens
As a graduate of Detroit Lakes High School, it has been brought to my attention that there is an issue of cyber bullying in Detroit Lakes, especially via Twitter. In my public discourse class at Gustavus Adolphus College I have been researching the effects cyber bullying, specifically...
November 30, 2012 - 3:45pm