Letters to the Editor

To the Editor, Because of our wonderful Rock County community, the American Red Cross blood drive was a huge success on Jan. 20.  So many folks braved the cold and came to Grace Lutheran Church to help change people’s lives, and as a result 162 was the potential number of lives saved across the...
To the editor Each year when I sit down to write a thank you letter from Southwestern Youth Services to our community, I have to think for several days about just how I want to convey what is in our hearts.  Inevitably, the words “once again” come to my mind and, inevitably, I say to myself that I...
To the Editor: (How good are you at Christmas trivia? Bill Preuss, Luverne, submitted these questions.)   Christmas Trivia 1. Mary and Joseph left what city to go to Bethlehem? Jerusalem Nazareth Tel Aviv Kanaranzi   2. What were the names of the three wise men? Shadrach, Meschach, Abednego Gaspar...
To the Editor: I want to thank the woman who graciously paid for my sister and me to enter the craft fair at the Luverne School on Dec. 7. We were travelling to Minneapolis and decided to stop, knowing that one of our favorite vendors was going to be there and that we could pick up a few gifts for...
Thanksgiving Trivia   1. The pilgrims fled a country to England. What was that country? Germany The Netherlands Italy Canada   2. What was the name of the ship they sailed on? The Explorer The Expedition The Peterson The Mayflower   3. Hoy many sailed on that ship? 52 102 158 4,567   4. What was...
To the Editor: The sponsors who made the “Senior Years Spotlight” page possible in the Oct. 17 “Star Herald” deserve a sincere thank you! The review of each person’s life, past and future, including their stay at Mary Jane Brown Home was honest and heartwarming! I would appreciate this type of...
To the Editor: A total of 685 people were killed by an intimate partner over the past 30 years in Minnesota. Those are only the ones we know about, and it doesn’t include those physically or emotionally injured. The numbers can make domestic violence seem like an overwhelming problem. But you can...
To the editor: The Tri-State Band Festival Committee salutes the Luverne community for the overwhelming support and participation in the 69h Annual Tri-State Band Festival.  This event would not happen without the involvement, commitment and energy of businesses, organizations and individuals in...
To the Editor: Oh boy! Here we go again! A few people get murdered over the weekend and I bet they’re going to want to take our guns away. I know everybody here in Rock County is with me when I say I’ll defend myself and my property to the max. If some jerk would break into my house and attempt to...
To the Editor: Like many other readers in the area, I read with disappointment that the Hills Crescent would be ceasing publication after 126 years.  What further disappointed me was the lack of acknowledgement of what this small town paper has provided to the communities of Hills, Beaver Creek and...

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