Danielle DeGroot

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Danielle DeGroot

Danielle is a writer who has lived her entire life in the shadows of the Rocky Mountains. She finds happiness in small things: a warm hug, a belly laugh, and a good book.

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The Rocky Mountain Showdown: Everything You Need to Know to Catch the Game8/28/19
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Did You Know That the State Fish of Colorado Was Once Extinct?8/27/19
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Get Paid $1,000 to Eat Bacon With This Internship Opportunity8/14/19
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Cold Cases: The Disappearances of These 2 Colorado Men Are Eerily Similar and Creepy as Hell8/12/19
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12 Things to Do in Denver This Weekend, August 9-118/7/19
Survey Reveals Some Disturbing Secrets About Food Delivery Apps8/7/19
Meow Wolf and Denver Zoo Teaming Up for 'Zooscovery' Maker Day8/6/19
2 Colorado Counties Test Positive for West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes8/6/19
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8 Denver Area Running Clubs to Get You Moving!8/5/19
Full Lineup for RiNo's Mission Ballroom Revealed8/5/19
Oh Boy! Denver Zoo Welcomes Newborn African Lion Cub8/2/19
Production Company Behind 'Dog's Most Wanted' Moves Its Headquarters to Castle Rock8/1/19
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Looking for Local Artists for New Mural Project7/31/19
7 Infamous Criminals at Colorado's Supermax7/31/19
A Ping Pong Tournament Is Coming to Denver This August!7/31/19
No Kids Allowed: 5 Summer Camps for Adults Only7/31/19
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2 Arapahoe County Deputies to Participate in 'World Police and Fire Games' in China7/30/19
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'Storm Loch Ness' Is Yet Another Event That's Taken the Internet By Storm7/29/19
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Colorado Casas: Owner of Boston Celtics Lists Luxury Penthouse in Aspen for $37.5M7/25/19
Tickets for DCPA's 'The Book of Mormon,' 'Mean Girls,' and More Go on Sale Aug. 2!7/24/19
'The Bachelor Live on Stage' Was Just Announced, and It's Coming to Denver7/24/19
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Caught on Camera: Local Animal Nonprofit Has Beer Stand Looted at Global Dance Festival7/22/19
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Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Explained7/18/19
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People Are Even Crazier: An Effort Is Underway to Storm the Bermuda Triangle7/17/19
Only in Colorado: 15-Foot Snake Found Trying to Escape From Car as Driver Lays Passed Out7/16/19
These Are Colorado's Best Cities for First-Time Home Buyers7/16/19
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US 36 to Remain Closed as Crews Work to Repair Damage7/15/19
Denver's Under-the-Radar Breweries7/12/19
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Gray Wolves Seen in Colorado; Here's Everything You Need to Know7/11/19
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Cheers! Drink Your Way Through Colorado's 'Margarita Mile'7/9/19
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6 Free Events in Colorado This July7/8/19
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The Truth About Old Wives' Tales: First Aid Remedies7/3/19
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Top Camping Sites in Colorado for $25 or Less6/27/19
6 Best Themed Restaurants in the Denver Area6/27/19
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And the Survey Says ... Most Popular Beers By State6/19/19
Time to Tee Off! DIA Brings Back Free Mini Golf on the Plaza!6/19/19
Roundup of ‘Stranger Things’ Goodies and Promotions to Look for This June6/18/19
Tough Mudder’s Brand New Denver Bootcamp Is One of Four in the Country6/14/19
Caught on Camera: Mystery Creature Visits Colorado Springs Woman!6/14/19
Denver Broncos Training Camp 2019 Schedule Is Officially Out!6/14/19
Mourning Television: Real Emotions Tied to Loss of Our Favorite Fictional Characters6/14/19
Discovery Channel TV Show Recruited Colorado School of Mines to Build a Real-Life Iron Man Suit!6/13/19
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Have You Seen Colorado’s 'Sharkstooth' Up in Rocky Mountain National Park?6/13/19
8.5-Million-Pound 'Memorial Rock' to Stay Where It Fell6/11/19
4 Colorado Bars Up for Top Honors at 13th Annual Spirited Awards6/11/19
Luxury Maldives Resort Holding Contest Seeking Intern to Spend 2 Weeks Swimming With Sea Turtles6/11/19
Late Spring Moisture Means a Stellar Whitewater Rafting Season for Colorado!6/10/19
5 Episodes of 'I Love Lucy' Coming to Movie Theaters This August6/10/19
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What Exactly Is a 'Mushroom Suit'? Eco-Friendly Burial Options Explained.6/6/19
Bargain Books Up for Grabs at Denver Public Library's Used Book Sale!6/5/19
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Cheers! A Tequila Tasting Festival Is Coming to Denver This Summer!6/3/19
City of Aurora Holding Open Houses on Proposed Changes to Animal Ordinances5/31/19
Massive Boulder Causes Impassable Conditions on Highway 1455/31/19
Dip Into Summer With Hidden Valley Ranch's New Summer Line!5/30/19
Does the Colorado Accent Exist, or Is It All Just Vocabulary?5/30/19
9 Denver Area Spray Grounds to Kick Your Summer Off With a Splash!5/29/19
After 20 Years, Colorado Is Officially Drought-Free!5/29/19
This Program Will Offer You $1K to Adopt a Wild Mustang5/28/19
2019 Unicorn Festival Brings Imagination to Life in Littleton5/24/19
2019 Colorado Summer Festival Guide5/23/19
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New Wine Bar Coming to LoDo From Team Behind 'Frasca Food & Wine'5/22/19
Your Essential Guide to the 2019 Colorado Renaissance Festival5/22/19
It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s the Colorado State Patrol!5/22/19
FDA Just Issued a Recall on Tattoo Ink Due to Presence of Microorganisms5/21/19
Dinosaur Fossil Discovery in Highlands Ranch5/21/19
Southwest Announces $100M Investment in Its DIA Operations5/17/19
Help Raise Awareness for Coloradans Living With Epilepsy5/17/19
Get Ready to Climb! 'Adventure Forest' at Children's Museum of Denver Is Opening Soon!5/16/19
Comedy Great Chevy Chase Brings 'Caddyshack' to Denver This Summer!5/15/19
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The 2019 Underground Music Showcase Is Nearly Here!5/13/19
5 Summer Programs in the Denver Area You May Have Never Heard of5/10/19
Amazon’s Founder Reveals Plan to Visit the Moon by 2024 With Newly Developed Craft5/10/19
The Sistine at The Stanley: Immersive Art Exhibition Coming to Denver5/9/19
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2019 Aurora Craft Brews Tour Returns 5/7/19
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