Thursday, October 8, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | December 04, 2014

    Many contributed to success of Veterans Day forum

    To the Editor: The staff at Manhattan Public Library would like to thank the distinguished group of Vietnam veterans who participated in the Veterans Day forum at the Wareham Opera House on Nov.11. We appreciate the time and effort of Beryl Adams, Orris Kelly, Mike

  • Letters | December 03, 2014

    Light of Life ornaments help honor loved ones

    To the Editor: As we more forward during this holiday season, we especially remember the ones we have loved. Homecare & Hospice’s Light of Life Memorial gives individuals a unique opportunity to honor the memory of their loved ones during this holiday season. Anyone

  • Letters | November 30, 2014

    County should scrap public building commission

    To the Editor: I have followed for some time the interest of some of Riley County commissioners in creating a public building commission to be controlled by the same commissioners with an advisory committee composed of members the commissioners would appoint. However, the advisory committee’

  • Letters | November 30, 2014

    Discovery Center shows the folly of liberal thinking

    To the Editor: Remember when all the city bluebloods stood before the Manhattan City Commission and this newspaper clamored for approval of the Flint Hills Discovery Center? The Chamber of Commerce, university and influential citizens told us it was a winner. They relied on the

  • Letters | November 28, 2014

    Saturday — and every day — shop in locally-owned stores

    To the Editor: This holiday season, as big, out-of-town retailers continue to ask you to chase discounts on cheaply manufactured products, we would like to invite you and our whole community to experience the better total values offered by our locally owned retailers.  What

  • Letters | November 28, 2014

    Couple’s kindness saved me a great deal of trouble

    To the Editor: Last Saturday a young couple knocked on my door in order to return my lost wallet. I had not even missed it, although it turned out I had left it on the Starbucks counter at Dillons East several hours earlier, where it

  • Letters | November 27, 2014

    Shopping locally helps support our community

    To the Editor: Even though we grew up in small surrounding towns, we’ve always considered Manhattan our home.  While Manhattan has grown over the last 45 years, it still has that small town feel and appeal to everyone. It’s taken a lot of

  • Letters | November 27, 2014

    Enjoy an Optimist tree and support area youth

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club is continuing the annual tradition of selling Christmas trees and decorations. All proceeds benefit area youth and community projects. These projects include Optimist Ball Park, which is used by Optimist supported fast-pitch softball teams, the K-State fast-pitch

  • Letters | November 25, 2014

    Patronize local merchants on Small Business Saturday

    To the Editor;: The holiday shopping season officially kicks off Thanksgiving week with big-box stores promoting special Black Friday sales and Cyber Monday supporting shopping on-line.  Sitting between these two big shopping days is Small Business Saturday, a day dedicated to supporting the small

  • Letters | November 24, 2014

    Thanks for making annual Buttons ‘n’ Bows a success

    To the Editor: The Buttons ‘n’ Bows Craft Fair has become an annual tradition in the Manhattan community and a valuable fundraiser for the Manhattan Catholic Schools PTO. The just-completed Buttons ‘n’ Bows was once again a resounding success, thanks to the tireless efforts of

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