Letters to the Editor

Top: 'Join me in prayer. Let's storm heaven's gate' This is in response to last week’s column, “How does one write a story with no happy ending?” I’m asking the community to lift up Curt, Caroline, Dylan, Eric and Luke Thorson and their family in your prayers, asking for a miracle. We can change...
To the Editor: Two weeks ago I wrote a letter about the importance of voting – the foundation upon which our democracy is constructed. This letter encourages each of us to become informed citizens in our voting. What do the candidates propose? The Aug. 30 Minneapolis Star Tribune carried an article...
To the Editor: This political season leading up to the November general election has already begun to heat up with strong emotions, accusations and charges, but also a promise of how we may begin to heal as a country. We need hope as we face challenges on many fronts: health, employment and losses...
Baustian: Hagedorn not a 'leader for our communities' To the Editor: As a 38-year veteran of the United States Air Force and Air National Guard and the father of three children who are currently serving our country in the military, I'm disappointed but not surprised by Congressman Hagedorn's...
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...
To the Editor: I greet you with lament from the nation’s capital. Many of you have read in my favorite weekly paper, or heard my messages in church, about our need as a country to treat each other with greater compassionate listening and love during these challenging times. COVID-19 and the events...
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...

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