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Letters

  • The dictionary can be a powerful weapon

    To the Editor: I’ll be turning 94 this month. I’ve been reviewing my life as to what I have done to benefit mankind. One thing that comes to mind was the international publication of something I wrote. It appeared .

  • The people of Manhattan made exchange year special

    To the Editor: It was a year ago when I was sitting on the couch, and in the background were some Italian TV show and the smell of homemade dinner. School was almost out and I was starting to wonder .

  • Please remember to fly Old Glory on Flag Day

    To the Editor: American Flag Day — June 14 — is a day to remember the importance of our flag and the freedom we enjoy.  The flag is important to each of us for different reasons.  What does the flag mean .

  • Austrian had a great year at Riley County High School

    To the Editor: My name is Paul Riedl, and I am a 16-year-old AFS high school student from Austria. I stayed the whole school year with the Nelson family (Kent and Liz) while I was a junior at Riley County .

  • Thanks for supporting Poppy Day, veterans’ care

    To the Editor: The ladies of the American Legion Auxiliary, Post 17, Manhattan, wish to thank the merchants who graciously allowed our volunteers to pass out poppies on Saturday, May 7. The stores participating were Wal-Mart, Hy-Vee, Walgreens east and west and .

  • Exchange year memorable for Junction City student

    To the Editor: My name is Lalita Kamnerd-tanmanee, but most people call me Eye. I’m an exchange student from Thailand who attended Junction City High School last year as a senior. My first thought about Kansas was that it .

  • Hear area legislators’ thoughts on recent session

    To the Editor: With the Kansas Legislature having completed its regular term, the League of Women Voters is announcing a meeting featuring local legislators, who will give their wrap-up comments on the 2016 session. The public is invited. The meeting will .

  • MHS Class of 1961 benefited from visit to Douglass Center

    To the Editor: Last weekend my husband and I attended our high school class reunion in Manhattan. When we grew up in the 1950s and’60s, our hometown was divided. There was a black community and there was a white .

  • Brownback’s record is reason enough for recall

    To the Editor: Considerable data published by respected economists, scholars, editors and others make a good case for the recall of Gov. Sam Brownback and complicit state legislators. Among numerous examples cited are billions of dollars swept away from the .

  • Learn about tornadoes in Manhattan’s history

    To the Editor: A whirlwind experience re-visiting the Manhattan tornadoes of 1966 and 2008, plus the recent tornado scares in April and May, will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 5, in Peace Memorial Auditorium at Manhattan’s City Hall. On June 8, 1966, .

  • Remember Riley County heroes of World War II

    To the Editor: On Memorial Day, as we honor Americans who died fighting for our country, let us also pause to remember those World War II veterans from Riley County who gave their all. Peace Memorial Auditorium was constructed as .

  • Alter public restrooms and fund public schools

    To the Editor: I suggest that we de-genderize all public rest rooms, remove public urinals and possibly install door jambs on stall doors. Hey, Presto, complete privacy, just like at home. Problem solved.  Perhaps now, Kansas Senate President Susan .


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