Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: A good premise and instruction for any government and people in general is to take care of those less fortunate than themselves. Now our government is turning the tables and with the Affordable Care Act, our government is creating a new problem and portion of the population that no...
To the Editor: In 1995 I traveled from a small town in New Zealand to Luverne as an American Field Scholar.  I was greeted with warmth and hospitality by my host family, my classmates and numerous Luverne residents.  Throughout the year the Piepgras family became my other family, offering me...
To the Editor: In this most unusual of political seasons, it continues to be a wonder to me that so many people who purport to be good Christians will, in fact, actually hate one or the other of our presidential candidates. Is there room for “hate” in politics, or otherwise, in the Gospel of Jesus...
To the Editor: Have you heard about this Kaepernick dude? Professional football player who won’t stand for the National Anthem because of what he perceives as racial injustice? Hello! This guy plays in the NFL. Let’s talk real disparity. Racial disparity: How many white faces do you see in the...
To the Editor: I enjoy looking through phrases, slogans and titles to see the other side of their meaning. A few weeks ago while I was visiting friends and relatives in Oklahoma City, I was able to indulge my enjoyment. I saw a lawn service truck with the company name, “No More Weeds.” If it was...
To the Editor: We would like to thank the Luverne Chamber of Commerce, the Tri-State Band Festival committee, and the city of Luverne for their hospitality this past weekend. The bands were great, and the weather cooperated until the final four field bands. Thanks to committee members and the...
To the Editor: On behalf of the businesses and citizens of Luverne, we would like to thank the city of Luverne (council, administration and public works) for carrying through with the Luverne Gateway Project prioritized in the community revitalization plan adopted by citizens in 2010. Over six...
To the Editor: The Tri-State Band Festival Committee would like to salute the Luverne community for the overwhelming support and participation in the 66h Annual Tri-State Band Festival. This event would not happen without the involvement, commitment and energy of businesses, organizations and...
To the Editor: Politically correct. Seems like we hear that a lot, but when have our politicians actually been correct? Social security? Korea? Vietnam? Medicare? War on poverty? Energy policy? Taxes?? Spending?? National debt??? Middle East???? I thought it hit a new low when college students were...
To the Editor: The American Red Cross blood drive is coming to Luverne and is excited to introduce Rapid Pass, a new tool that allows blood donors to help save lives in less time. Rapid Pass enables the donors to complete their pre-reading and donation questions online from the comfort and privacy...

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