To the Editor: Much has happened in the past few days. The devastating and horrific shootings in Olathe have given us reason to pause and reflect. Manhattan is a diverse, welcoming and safe community; however, our sense of security is .
To the Editor: One of the focus areas for the Kansas National Education Association-Retired (KNEA-R) is financial stability in retirement. More than 90,000 Kansans, including public-school staffs, firefighters, law-enforcement officers, judges, state employees, and city and county employees, receive KPERS benefits. .
To the Editor: A part of the monthly programming at the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center includes a tour of a local public or private business or organization. On Feb. 15, 21 Seniors’ Center members toured the Riley County Law Enforcement Center (.
To the Editor: To the people who helped support the Manhattan Lions’ Biscuit and Gravy Feed on Feb. 4, we thank you. With the funds we received, we will once again help Habitat for Humanity, Shepherd’s Crossing, the Emergency Shelter .
To the Editor: I am a retired doctor but still enjoy seeing patients without working full time. I volunteer at the Flint Hills Community Clinic. The Flint Hills Community Clinic in Manhattan is a clinic for lower- income patients who .
To the Editor: On Thursday, Sen. Pat Roberts was in Manhattan for the first hearing on the 2018 Farm Bill. Roberts’ goal was to travel “straight to the heartland” to hear directly from us — his constituents. As a student at K-State, .
To the Editor: We are hearing lots of idealistic talk about how “our country welcomes everyone in need.” I was reminded recently of the double standard for ideals and reality. A hint of this was in Kansas City Star stories .
To the Editor: Over the passing years, like so many other K-State alumni, I probably gave more credit to the football program for the fantastic success of Kansas State University. But after reading Jon Wefald’s book, “The Transformative Years .
To the Editor: “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” — Albert Einstein Gov. Sam Brownback has been exemplifying this quote for years, and he is still at it. He was told by credible economists .
To the Editor: We all know that books are food for the brain, stimulate our imaginations and take us to places beyond our physical reach. So boy, are we in for a real treat this weekend when the annual Friends .
To the Editor: Shepard’s Crossing held its annual meeting Jan. 30 to thank its many volunteers, member churches, partner agencies and numerous donors for making it possible to distribute $286,800 in community assistance for rent, utilities, prescription medications, and to procure .
To the Editor: I completely endorse the letter of David Jones in the Mercury last Wednesday regarding American history courses and historical projects in USD 383 schools, both elementary and secondary. The topic of American history needs to include, from indigenous .
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