Letter to Editor

To the Editor: I’ll bet I’m not the only one wondering what their family is doing for Thanksgiving this year.  What a wonderful time of the year. Seeing out-of-town relatives for the first time in a while. Sharing great food, drinks and stories. College kids coming home and catching up with high...
To the Editor:        The Minnesota Department of Education will announce on July 27 whether or not to open Minnesota schools this fall.        I advocate for Luverne and other Minnesota schools to fully reopen on schedule.        The Luverne Public School District is one of the best around. We...
Minnesota, particularly southwest Minnesota, is a place that I am proud to call home and to be raising my children in. We are a people of hard work and self-respect. We face our challenges head on, and over the last few months, we’ve had a few of those. We have, and are going through, a difficult...
To the Editor: These are unusual times. We are learning new ways to deal with lifewhen it throws a curve ball. I remember listening to my grandparents tell of the Dirty Thirties, the polio epidemic, the difficulties of too wet, too dry, or storms that damage homes and fields. Those were just...
To the Editor:        As I never received the email from the Star-Herald last week for comments on what happened in Special Session, I thought it would be good to share with you some of the events which led to the Senate adjourning on Saturday morning, June 20.        A number of days prior to that...
To the Editor: We are approaching a significant national holiday – Memorial Day. It will be like none other that any of us living have ever seen. PoppyDay has been postponed. Most gravesite ceremonies for our fallenveterans and the laying of wreaths or flag presentations are canceled,including...
To the Editor:        Thank you for the uplifting article on the front page of the Announcer dated April 11, 2020.        In light of the varying opinions on our current situation of the Covid-19 virus, one thing we know – we the people are not being told the entire story.        But in the words...
To the Editor: Greetings to you all. I hope you all are taking care of yourselves, both physically and mentally. At this time our communities are gearing up for an unprecedented pandemic that will affect everyone. Something I would like to highlight at this time is our mental state during the...
An imaginary message from God: While you’re in time-out, reconnect with your family; come to me in prayer   To the Editor: Thinking about the worldwide pandemic, I was reflecting back on times when God had had enough of the sins of the world and took drastic action to effect a major correction in...
To the Editor Beginning in 1790, and every year ending in zero since, the United States Census Bureau has undertaken the decennial census. This year, the 2020 Census is going to be a little different. Although very few homes will receive paper questionnaires when the self-response phase begins next...

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