Letters to the Editor

  To the Editor: I agree with David Kolsrud’s letter to the editor (July 16, 2015,) but we should remember that when on TV (“Meet the Press”) in the ’80s, our president said, “The sooner we get more cooperative farms, we will be able to feed the whole world.” He also said, “High interest is part of...
  Increased penalties for reckless driving effective Aug. 1   To the Editor: There is a new law on the books that will give prosecutors the ability to charge reckless drivers who cause great bodily harm or death with a gross misdemeanor. This new law is effective Aug. 1. American Bikers for...
  To the Editor: It was 20 years ago this August, on a hot summer day, that a handful of farmers ventured to city hall to discuss the idea of forming a cooperative to “add value” to crops grown in the Luverne area. I remember it being a very eerie day due to birds dying from insecticide put on top...
  To the Editor: We in Rock County are very fortunate to have the dedication of the men and women of our American Legion and VFW.  Each year they organize and perform a beautiful program for Memorial Day. This year’s program was exceptional. I was one of the many who left the cemetery with a...
  To the Editor: This month is Poppy Month, by proclamation of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. On behalf of the American Legion Auxiliary, the verbiage of the governor’s proclamation is reprinted here to encourage community members to support the cause. Beth Wieman, Luverne American Legion...
  To the Editor: I’m happy the city took out the three condemned homes and the fourth will soon follow, I hope. Now the city has to take out the old laundromat. It looks worse than the three houses that went. That corner would look beautiful with a flower garden.  This would be a good project for 4...
  To the Editor: The father of an old friend of mine recently passed away. His name was Rufus Garnmeister. The following letter was on a display table at his funeral. The letter was written by Rufus to the Star Herald in the late ’70s. Many people at the funeral thought it would be good to see it...

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