Thursday, May 28, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | May 13, 2015

    Residents truly delivered with 10,896 pounds of food

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, Branch 1018 of the National Association of Letter Carriers conducted our annual food drive. As we delivered our mail, we collected food donations along our routes and brought them to the Flint Hills Breadbasket for redistribution to our local food pantries.

  • Letters | May 12, 2015

    There are better ways to stimulate state economy

    To the Editor: Most of us like the idea of economic growth for Kansas, and we can support our governor’s goal to make that happen, but not his roadmap to get us there. The point of Gov. Sam Brownback’s income-tax exemption for businesses

  • Letters | May 12, 2015

    Support Manhattan schools by voting to ‘Yes’ on LOB

    To the Editor: Please vote “Yes” for the increase in the USD 303 local option budget and please be sure to mail in your ballot. If this motion carries, it will absolutely make a difference in the class size and options available to Manhattan students. We

  • Letters | May 11, 2015

    MHS National Honor Society grateful for business support

    To the Editor: The National Honor Society of Manhattan High School would like to sincerely thank a number of community businesses for making the second annual Manhattan High School Fashion Show a success. These businesses graciously provided merchandise for the fashion show: Bath & Body

  • Letters | May 11, 2015

    We should try to provide ‘best possible education’

    To the Editor: A letter to the editor and an article in Sunday’s edition point out the differences between how our educators and our politicians look at what kind of education we citizens need to be providing to the students of Kansas. Marcia Rozell,

  • Letters | May 09, 2015

    ‘Yes’ vote will help USD 383 maintain first-rate education

    Registered voters in the Manhattan-Ogden USD 383 will soon receive a ballot in their mailbox. The question on the ballot is whether or not the USD 383 Board of Education should be granted the authority to raise the Local Option Budget (LOB) to a maximum of 33 percent

  • Letters | May 07, 2015

    NRA political clout killed scientific research on guns

    To the Editor: Ron Johnson’s opinion piece “Hit job” on NRA unprofessional,” was filled with so much disinformation that it’s hard to known where to start. While it is true that the NRA does not have the authority to “ban” research, there is

  • Letters | May 07, 2015

    Heavy rain allows us to hold off on watering

    To the Editor: Hallelujah for Monday’s wonderful deluge of rain, from northeast Kansas to southwest Kansas. Now, since our sprinkler systems aren’t smart enough to detect moisture in the ground, I recommend that we act in absentia in that regard, shut off our

  • Letters | May 06, 2015

    Sometimes we’re unaware of what we do, say or think

    To the Editor: Last week I attended K-State’s rendition of Hart and Kaufman’s “You Can’t Take It With You.” I had previously read the play, seen it on video and saw KU’s version a decade back. The Depression-era story is a

  • Letters | May 06, 2015

    Quest for streets of dreams might result in nightmares

    To the Editor: I hope our city commissioners will keep the issues of street maintenance and quality of life separate and not include unrelated issues with either of them. Our commissioners would do well to listen to our director of public works, Mr. Rob Ott.


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