Sunday, July 5, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | June 19, 2014

    Thanks, Manhattan, ‘for the best year of my life’

    To the Editor: I am an exchange student from a city on the coast of Spain. The first thing everyone asks me when I tell them I am from Europe is, “Why did you come here?” I never really knew the answer to this question,

  • Letters | June 19, 2014

    When I’m home, I will miss America’s wonderful people

    To the Editor: My name is Andy Grenier; I’m an AFS exchange student from France. I have lived for 10 months in Manhattan. I lived with the Levin family for the first six months of my stay in this amazing country, and I have finished

  • Letters | June 18, 2014

    Huelskamp’s health care honor speaks volumes

    To the Editor: First Congressional District Rep. Tim Huelskamp received the “Champion of Health Care Innovative Award,” in April from one of the nation’s leading health care lobbying front groups, the Health Care Lead-ership Council (HCL). The group’s membership in-cludes the CEOs of

  • Letters | June 16, 2014

    Learn about the upcoming bike ride to fight MS and and enjoy free pizza

    To the Editor: An information meeting regarding the annual Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Bike Ride will be held at A.J.’s Pizzeria, 301 Poyntz Ave., at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19. All bicycle riders, regardless of skill, are welcome. We will describe the annual MS Rice, which

  • Letters | June 16, 2014

    Many contributed to the success of 27th annual MCS golf tournament

    To the Editor: Manhattan Catholic School’s faculty and staff would like to thank all the participants and sponsors of the 27th annual Manhattan Catholic Schools Golf Tournament. The tournament was held June 9 at Stagg Hill Golf Club. Thank you to our corporate sponsors, Deb

  • Letters | June 12, 2014

    America needs lawmakers who’ve known hard times

    To the Editor: I’m an individual who has multiple disabilities and who is a fighter. I have overcome multiple injuries and accidents and am still going strong at 63 years of age. I also raise my middle-school-aged grandson. I successfully live independently. Yes, I have

  • Letters | June 10, 2014

    Vet-Med staff gave our cat and us compassionate care

    To the Editor: Words don’t seem adequate in expressing our heartfelt appreciation to the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine staff for the compassionate care they provided to our 16-year-old cat during the last months of her life. Everyone there was simply wonderful,

  • Letters | June 10, 2014

    Most days little happens, but be ready for anything

    To the Editor: Back in 1975, I was working at the first version of the Chef Café, and one of the waitresses told me that when she was young, they said, “Be good, and if you can’t be good, be careful. If you can’t

  • Letters | June 09, 2014

    Two controversies reflect ‘hypocrisy in action’ in U.S.

    To the Editor: Maybe I am suffering from “outrage fatigue,” but I just can’t see the logic of the following issues. 1. I have been looking at black “POW/MIA” flags at every veterans event, biker rally and military funeral for the last 40 years. Our

  • Letters | June 09, 2014

    D-Day anniversary brought back personal memory of Ike

    To t he Editor: I listened Friday morning about the landings at Omaha Beach and the role of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower. I was drafted in September 1945. While serving in Panama in a controlled harbor mine unit, I had the honor of being part of an


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