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: 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: There are a few general thoughts I wanted to share as the circus — ahem, election — season is really getting underway. First, regardless of your affiliation — and regardless of what the national news media and political parties that thrive off of our division would have you believe...
To the Editor: I’ve been hearing a lot of extremely negative things lately. Shouts really. About decisions being made in Luverne. Here is my answer. Be involved, run for boards that make those decisions, volunteer, help with ideas and help make them work. Be informed. Too busy? SO IS EVERYONE! We...
To the Editor: The progressives would like to open our borders to everyone who would like to come on board. Some would even get rid of immigration agents themselves. Part of the reason they say we need to do this is the fact that we need more workers. I find this more than curious. This is the same...
To the Editor: When I read Superintendent Oftedahl’s editorial in the Sept. 21 issue of the Star Herald (Nov. 7 referendum asks district residents to make a difference), I couldn’t help but smile and nod to myself in agreement. Supt. Oftedahl said, “The idea of making a difference is essential to...
To the Editor: The Tri-State Band Festival Committee would like to salute the Luverne community for the overwhelming support and participation in the 67h Annual Tri-State Band Festival. This event would not happen without the involvement, commitment and energy of businesses, organizations and...
To the Editor: We traveled from our home in Florida to visit my brother Ardell  and his wife Jayona and family over Labor Day weekend. We had a wonderful time but for one thing. I had looked forward to visiting the new Rock County Museum. By the time we arrived on Saturday, Sept. 2, it was closed...
To the Editor: I had the opportunity to serve water to the participants at the Tri-State Band Festival. I was so encouraged by the appreciation and respect demonstrated by the students. Every one of them said thank you and more as we offered our small gift. I noticed the same courtesies illustrated...

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