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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 26, 2013

    Ball favors debt reduction and control of tax levy

    To the editor: I support John Ball for city commissioner. I met John shortly after he moved to Manhattan and joined our church. He has shown me, in that capacity, a willing-ness to get involved and work tirelessly on various projects.

  • Letters | March 26, 2013

    ‘Our Manhattan’ favors a retrograde social agenda

    To the Editor: As the election approaches, Manhattan faces a clear choice. On one side are candidates favored by “Our” Manhattan, all of whom desire to return to a simpler past, where gay people were in the closet and churches were solely in charge of

  • Letters | March 26, 2013

    Nuss will work hard for you

    To the Editor: Vote for Debbie Nuss for City Commission. She’s a long-term resident who will work hard for you.

  • Letters | March 26, 2013

    Ball will manage taxes while looking out for the neediest

    To the Editor: I have visited with John Ball several times. He is a sincere person who wants the best for Manhattan. He will look out for those most in need but will not drive up property taxes. I will vote for John Ball. I

  • Letters | March 25, 2013

    Mail should continue to be delivered six days a week

    To the Editor: Last month, Postmaster General Patrick Donohoe announced plans to end six-day mail delivery in August of this year. This flies in the face of existing law, which requires six-day delivery. Congress has mandated six-day delivery since 1983, which is also the last year

  • Letters | March 25, 2013

    Rare Bible reproduction on display at Hale Library

    To the Editor, During this time of Passover and Holy Week leading up to Easter, I would like to again make the community aware of the Heritage Edition of the Saint John’s Bible, which was generously donated by K-State alumni Warren and Mary Lynn

  • Letters | March 25, 2013

    Ball will protect key services while reducing city’s debt

    To the Editor: The half-cent sales tax passed with almost 60-percent approval. Part of that tax can drive down our city debt.

  • Letters | March 25, 2013

    Nuss won’t abdicate city role in public services

    To the Editor: I admire Debbie Nuss’ com-mitment to a responsible city role — not abdication — in addressing public transport-ation, economic development,    social services, fiscal policy and human rights.  Debbie’s years of   selfless community work, her experience in public office and

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Vote early, and vote for Karen McCulloh

    To The Editor Karen McCulloh believes in Manhattan, as her years of work on behalf of libraries, the environment, and children prove. Karen’s enthusiasm and courage inspire the confidence of voters, who have repeatedly elected her to city and county office. I respect Karen’

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    If you want balance, elect the three women

    To The Editor: One of the City Commission candidates says the election is “all about balance.” If you want to balance the commission, vote for the women and elect Nuss, McCulloh and Reddi.

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