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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 18, 2012

    Harms is a planner who knows county issues well

    To the Editor: Rod Harms has earned your vote for Riley County commissioner for reasons that extend beyond the honesty, integrity and work ethic that he will bring to the position.

  • Letters | October 18, 2012

    Make sure candidates will protect your interests

    To the Editor: As we Kansans prepare to cast our votes in large part for those candidates with “R” behind their names, I can’t help but wonder if we are really comfortable voting for an ever growing intrusion of our government into our private

  • Letters | October 16, 2012

    Peterson is long gone; Hochhauser is still here

    To the Editor: Charles Hostetler, in his letter, “Time to send a bright young man to Topeka,” described how, 20 years ago, Republican Jeff Peterson defeated Democrat Sheila Hochauser for the 66th District House seat.

  • Letters | October 16, 2012

    Citizens should become informed about issues

    To the Editor: The presidential election is fast approaching. The second of three presidential debates is this evening. We citizens need to be informed of the candidates’ honest platforms. Read authentic reports. For television, CNN seems to have honest reporting. Pray for guidance and exercise

  • Letters | October 16, 2012

    Visit Roosevelt School at open house Thursday

    To the Editor: Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School is proud to invite the Manhattan community to our open house and dedication. Our building will be open on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. There will be a short program at 7 in the gym.

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Harms has great knowledge, passion for Riley Countians

    To the Editor: In the six years I have known Rod Harms, he has served as a key volunteer with the Kansas State Rowing Association and a mentor to me and other Manhattan High School and Kansas State University students while employees of the Civitas

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Despite the rhetoric, is our country being led into ruin?

    To the Editor: According to C.S. Lewis, the sins of the spirit are worse than the sins of the flesh. The reason he gives for this is that if you commit the sins of the flesh, you know you are a sinner and in

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Many contributed to success of Promenade on Poyntz

    To the Editor: Fall is in the air. and with it came the eighth annual Promenade on Poyntz in downtown Manhattan. This annual benefit for the Homecare and Hospice Foundation is presented by Standard Beverage of Wichita.

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Modesitt will back policies that protect our interests

    To the Editor: Since Lee Modesitt does not have a public voting record to study, I questioned him about the role of a state representative. Mr. Modesitt told me a state representative is a public servant who has an obligation to vote how his or

  • Letters | October 15, 2012

    Modesitt will be a strong voice in Kansas Legislature

    To the Editor: Lee Modesitt is a very smart, hard-working, able person who would like to serve as our representative. I have known Lee for several years, and I think he would represent our community well. Our current representative has had about a decade to


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