Letters to the Editor

  To the Editor: I have been hearing tidbits of things, disturbing things about our beloved Carnegie Cultural Center. And now after reading the article in the paper I am shocked that this has deliberately been kept from the general public. As a longtime resident of Luverne, I feel that we, the...
  To the editor: Studies show that generosity and volunteering benefit everyone both physically and psychologically, and we can all keep this in mind as the season approaches.  The Rock County Salvation Army will begin its kettle campaign on Dec. 1 in the lobby at Glen's Food Center, and volunteer...
To the editor: Read the article about condemning the house north of the Culligan offices, and I know there is more property on the city’s list. My question is, “Where is all this money that the city is spending coming from?” At the Aug. 18 council meeting they let us know that Luverne has the...
  To the Editor: As a member of the Rock County V.F.W., I would like to give all the people involved with putting the Flag Park together a great “Thank You.” It gives me a great feeling of pride every time I go by it, and it makes the city that much more appealing. Thank you much! Buck Underwood...
  To the Editor The Tri-State Band Festival Committee would like to salute the Luverne community for its overwhelming support and participation in the 65th Annual Tri-State Band Festival.  This event would not happen without the involvement, commitment and energy of so many businesses,...
  To the Editor: Having been a teacher at Southwestern Youth Services for many years, one of the things I have learned is how important it is to seize on those “teachable moments.”  You know the ones: they come unexpectedly, at odd times and often don’t have any relevance to the classroom lesson...
  To the Editor: Pope Francis will address the U.S. Congress, bringing a special message. No one knows what he will say, but a sign I noticed outside Luverne's St. Catherine Catholic Church perhaps touches the heart of his message: “Bless God's Creation.” This has been the message of the Pope's...
  To the Editor: Assisted living is a critical component of long-term care. At Poplar Creek Assisted Living and Oaks Independent Living facilities, we pride ourselves on caring for all aspects of each unique resident.  That’s why we are excited to see the theme for this year’s National Assisted...
    To the Editor: When is enough enough? I heard over the weekend the Cardinal Club is not selling their coupon cards this year. Someone called and didn't like the local smoke shop being included on the card. Now, the smoke shop is a chamber member and sells legal products. I don't smoke, but that...
  To the Editor: How do you thank a town?  How does a family express gratitude to a community? In 1999 our parents retired from their beloved farm life near Adrian and moved to town. They moved to Luverne.  On July 31, after several weeks of failing health, our mother died in the loving embrace of...

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