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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 25, 2012

    Enjoy the lighted parade, and donate to Breadbasket

    To the Editor:  It has been my privilege to volunteer on the marketing committee for the Flint Hills Breadbas-ket Mayor’s Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade since its beginning. Now in its 11th year, this wonderful event is a chance for our community

  • Letters | November 25, 2012

    Thanks for helping Lions support local programs

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Lions Club is truly grateful to all who purchased tickets and attended our annual pancake feed. We also greatly appreciate the purchase of tickets and the donations by the following merchants and groups:

  • Letters | November 23, 2012

    Bill Snyder and Jon Wefald made a pair like no other

    To the Editor: My introduction to Kansas State University was in 1961 when I was called back into service during the Berlin crisis and was stationed at Fort Riley. Kansas State’s football program was pathetic, and basketball under their great coach Tex Winter was superb.

  • Letters | November 22, 2012

    Start holiday shopping on Small Business Saturday

    To the Editor: The traditional holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thanksgiving week with big box stores promoting special Black Friday sales while Cyber Monday supports shopping on-line.

  • Letters | November 22, 2012

    Visit the Optimist Tree Lot and support youth activities

    To The Editor: The Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club this season is continuing the annual tradition of selling Christmas trees and holiday decorations at the Optimist Tree Lot.

  • Letters | November 20, 2012

    Thanks again for making Buttons ’n Bows a success

    To the Editor: The Buttons ’n Bows Arts and Crafts Fair has become an annual tradition in the Manhattan community and a valuable fundraiser for the Manhattan Catholic Schools PTO. The 32nd annual Buttons ’n Bows was a resounding success, thanks to the tireless efforts

  • Letters | November 20, 2012

    United States is following in ancient Rome’s fatal steps

    To the Editor: Long ago in a country far, far away from Saint George, Kansas, one Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.) wrote these words: “Do not blame Caesar; blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in

  • Letters | November 18, 2012

    Wealthy can do more good, or harm, then the poor can

    To the Editor: Now that the elections are over, both the governors and the governed can get down to doing what they need to do do get along with their lives. In my life, that means dealing with the day-to-day facts of living with madness,

  • Letters | November 18, 2012

    Many older buildings are overlooked treasures

    To the Editor: We recently participated in an Architectural Scavenger Hunt in downtown Manhattan, sponsored by the Manhattan Public Library and downtown merchants.

  • Letters | November 18, 2012

    Consider standing, sitting zones for football stadium

    To the Editor: I read with interest two recent letters to the editor about fans standing at the KSU football games, as this has been an issue with me for some time. I LOVE attending the games — the atmosphere, the crowds, the cheering, the excitement —


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