Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | June 20, 2016

    Restaurants, residents made ‘Taste of the ‘Ville’ a success

    To the Editor: The members of P.E.O. Chapter IL want to thank all the Manhattanites who purchased tickets and enthusiastically attended the fifth annual Taste of the ’Ville in Aggieville on Saturday, June 11. Your support helped raise money for local charities and women’

  • Letters | June 18, 2016

    Christians must protect, commit to lifestyle of peace

    To the Editor Orlando…What’s a Christian to do? First, I hope you’re angry. I hope you’re ticked in a holy way. Jesus at times was righteously angry. Of course, our scripture says, “Be angry, but don’t sin.” Ephesians 4:6. I start

  • Letters | June 18, 2016

    Comparing guns and cars has obvious limitations

    To the Editor: There have been many references on social media equating better gun control with driving a car. I was thinking about that and came up with the following. I drive a Honda Accord with a V6 engine. It has pretty good pick-up, lots

  • Letters | June 16, 2016

    Junction City made German student feel right at home

    To the Editor: As a 16-year old AFS student from Germany, I have lived here for about 10 months. When I came to Junction City, it was completely different from what I expected, and I learned a lot. The school that I went to for half

  • Letters | June 13, 2016

    Congress should restore ban on assault weapons

    To the Editor: The recent hate crime and terrorist act in Orlando, Florida, was one of a number of recent criminal incidents in which the person involved used an assault weapon. Perhaps now would be a good time for our elected officials to consider restoring

  • Letters | June 13, 2016

    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 in Mensa’s International Bulletin. (

  • Letters | June 11, 2016

    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 where I was going to

  • Letters | June 11, 2016

    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 to you? Pride and happiness,

  • Letters | June 09, 2016

    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 High School. I did not

  • Letters | June 03, 2016

    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 Dillons east and west. We

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