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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 17, 2013

    A commissioners makes his choices for commissioner

    To the Editor: The city is headed in the right direction on core services and infrastructure. The mill levy, property taxes and debt are still too high and have gone up the past two years. Elect three commissioners who get the big picture — stable core

  • Letters | March 17, 2013

    Bob Strawn will look out for the community first

    To the Editor: This is an endorsement letter for Bob Strawn. He is a known quality, having served except-ionally well previously on the City Commission and as our mayor.

  • Letters | March 17, 2013

    Jankovich needs to be joined by the experienced

    To the Editor: If Manhattan is to continue to be a first-class city that serves its citizens well by recognizing the importance of an adequate library, we absolutely must return City Commissioner Rich Jankovich to office and elect two non-political, experienced com-missioners to support him.

  • Letters | March 17, 2013

    An ode to John Ball

    To the Editor: In 2013 let’s take a little trip, along with Colonel Ball ‘n’ the folks of Manhattan-ship

  • Letters | March 17, 2013

    Nuss and McCulloh are in the mold of Kirmser and Grosh

    To the Editor: During much of my personal and professional life, I have been surrounded by positive and dynamic role models. I have had the privilege to know women who were smart, community-oriented and forward-thinking.

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Thanks for assistance with Troop 223 chili feed

    To the Editor: On Feb. 23, Boy Scout Troop 223, sponsored by Crestview Christian Church, held its annual Chili and Chili Dog Feast at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park in an effort to raise funds in support of the scouts’ registration for summer camps and high adventure

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Hope expressed that Francis will be a friend to animals

    To the Editor: I was delighted to learn that the newly elected pope chose for himself the name of St. Francis of Assisi, generally known as patron saint of the animals. Indeed, Catholic and Anglican churches hold ceremonies blessing animals on his feast day of

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Thanks for assistance with Troop 223 chili feed

    To the Editor: On Feb. 23, Boy Scout Troop 223, sponsored by Crestview Christian Church, held its annual Chili and Chili Dog Feast at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park in an effort to raise funds in support of the scouts’ registration for summer camps and high adventure

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    New definitions of terms used in local politics

    To the Editor: Please get out and vote on April 2. Here are some of the  frequently used terms (at recent forums) and their new definitions.  These should be helpful to you before you vote:

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Elect commissioners who will stand by what they say

    To the Editor: How many times have you seen politicians state one thing on the campaign trail and then do something completely different when elected? How many other politicians make flowery speeches with no “beef”?


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