Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,  I recently renewed my license tabs and as usual, I had to show a valid driver’s license and show proof of insurance. This ensures that I have been trained in the use of an automobile, understand the rules and regulations and have the necessary insurance. I believe that every driver...
To the Editor,  There is much to be upset about when we look at the news lately, but the Feb. 21 edition of the Rock County Star Herald brought a smile to my face when I saw several headlines with promising news. The Blue Mounds State Park will finally have potable water. The city of Luverne and...
Salvation Army makes a difference due to generous community   To the Editor: As I look out my window today, the wind is howling and blowing the snow creating terrible visibility. The wind chill temps are well below zero making me grateful for a warm home. It reminds me that for some residents of...
To the Editor: We just received the Feb. 7 issue of the Star Herald and read the front-page story “Shopko Pharmacy Closes Suddenly.” We feel that we should clarify the part about the pharmacy having moved from the previous Pamida building on East Main. There actually was no pharmacy at that...
To the Editor: Now that Polar Vortex Jayden has moved on and we are headed for a brief warm up, we need our customers’ help. Postal carriers have suffered serious injuries related to slips, trips and falls due to icy and snow covered walkways and porch steps. Preventing a slip or bad fall can be as...
To the Editor: Donating specific components of your blood is often the best way to help the greatest number of hospital patients. Blood components are the following: •Red cells carry oxygen to all parts of the body. •Platelets are essential for blood clotting. •Plasma is the liquid portion of the...
To the Editor: Human trafficking often conjures images of girls in Bangladesh or Hong Kong, drugged and incoherent, being sold for sex and being raped by men.  While this statement is absolutely true, the face of human trafficking can also represent a “homegrown” commodity here at home. In 2015 a...
To the Editor:   ... onto the new fallen snow A story was told to me one day, How some birds in a blizzard had lost their way. It was very cold, and snowing outside, And the birds wanted in before they died.   A father was home alone, counting his worth, While his family were in church, celebrating...
To the Editor: Just a few things people should know. The paper in Luverne was helpful in putting a notice in about the Legacy Scholarship Fund. The American Legion Riders support veterans and their children. The Legacy Scholarship Fund is for children of veterans that have lost their lives since 9-...
Am I Here All Alone? From the moment I could listen, My parents said to me, “Always treat people with respect, The way you want to be.”   They also told me not to boast, Don’t brag, don’t bully, or lie, ’Cause you will have to answer to these, The moment that you die.   I learned the “Sermon on the...

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