Former Times-Region Journalist Was Versatile

 

Dick and Mary at their rural homestead in northeast Missouri

by Jeff Olsen

Dick Melvin, the former editor, reporter and columnist for the Roseau Times-Region who served from 1992 to 1996, was tracked down recently.

He was the man with a camera, a passion for good journalism, and an eye for a great quote.

And he knew right where to go when the Times-Region office was located downtown.

He'd head over to Nelson's Cafe where any number of blokes would be sharing the latest gossip - some of it quite titillating.

Dick, a serious guy when behind his desk at this newspaper, had a delightful sense of humor when penning his "Point of Contention" pieces with an...



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