Letters to the Editor

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...
To the Editor: Wow! The 2018 Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener was a rousing success due to an impressive showing of community support. I had the pleasure of representing my agency on the event committee. Over the many months of planning, I experienced a firsthand glimpse of the...
To the Editor: Several members of our family were at the Governor’s Opener banquet on Friday night. We were so impressed with our high school band; they were awesome marching and playing around 450 people at the Grand Prairie Events center. So impressive! And the Hills-Beaver Creek and Luverne trap...
To the Editor: My family moved to rural Hills in 1996. We sought a new way of life for our family. Sioux Falls was getting too big and thanks to a new friend from Hills, we found our acreage. It was perfect. What made it perfect was the place and people we found. Instead of owning a home and...
To the Editor: The Governor’s Opener Committee in Luverne sincerely commends everyone who took part in the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Opener on October 12-13, 2018. It was wonderful to see our community come together to celebrate and promote the economic benefits and strong heritage of pheasant...

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