Letters to the Editor

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:      We want to send a huge “Thank You” to all our Rock County residents. Our American Red Cross blood drive on April 7 was an example of how our community pulls together in time of need.      A special thank you to Mike and Wanda Jarchow and their family for opening up their event...
To the Editor:        Holy buckets of septic tank covers! People hoarding T.P.! Did I miss something? Did Bernie win the election?        Actually, T.P. is soft and cuddly and can be comforting to us in this time of near apocalypse. Better than an old newspaper or a corncob anyway.        And...
To the Editor:      Thank you, Kat Dahl, for your thoughtful, intelligent editorial.      Tragically, our dangerously inept commander in chief ignored experts on the science of contagion and didn’t take the steps necessary to attack its spread. Now his missteps are affecting us here in Rock County...
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: Attend Township Day on March 10 — you have a direct voice and vote! Nearly one million township residents in Minnesota will have the opportunity to participate in their local government by attending their township’s upcoming Annual Meeting. On Township Day, held this year on Tuesday...
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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