Letters

  • Many contributed to success of Stuff the Bus campaign

    To the Editor: Konza United Way is grateful to the many local organizations that collected school supplies for area children. As our students return to classes this week, we want to make certain that they are prepared to learn; that .

  • Tailgating is a tasty way to help fight local poverty

    To the Editor: Fire up the grill and compete for tailgate bragging rights from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, during the inaugural “Aggieville Tailgating Championship,” a fundraiser for Circles Manhattan. Circles Manhattan is a nonprofit organization dedica-ted to ending poverty .

  • Your children will enjoy Wonder Workshop exhibit

    To the Editor: On July 25, I went with my children to the opening of “Exploring the World of Tapestry, a Celebration of Diversity on our Planet” at The Wonder Work-shop. It was amazing. Ilana Budnosky, a KSU stu-dent, was the .

  • Brownback’s brother is another part of the drama

    To the Editor: When I was a kid, I enjoyed movies about the Old West and its characters. One thing for certain, there was justice. The good people always prevailed, and the criminals were dealt with quickly. Fast forward to .

  • Thanks for helping to make youth triathlon a big success

    To the Editor: The third annual Hy-Vee Just Tri It Youth Triathlon was held last weekend in City Park, and it was a resounding success. This not-for-profit swim-bike-run event is aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles and friendly competition among our .

  • Writers should itemize impact of all property taxes

    To the Editor: Manhattan is composed of a lot of people, very young people, who have never purchased a home before. Property taxes can be confusing to them. Some people think property taxes are just paid to the Manhattan-Ogden School .

  • Encounter with Gen. Seitz became a lifelong memory

    To the Editor: I was so interested in your article about honoring Lt. Gen. Richard Seitz. At the time he came to Fort Riley, I was working for Lloyd Seitz, who had a laundry at Camp Forsyth. A driver hauled .

  • ‘Fighter jets’ again infiltrate Mercury; eliminate them

    ‘Fighter jets’ again infiltrate Mercury; eliminate them To the Editor: Well, I see that the Op-Ed Page…or is it the Ed-Op Page… has allowed the introduction of “fighter jets” once more. Where does the professor get his information? Surely .

  • ‘Flock’ membership helps support Hospice House

    To the Editor: Ah, August. It’s a time to rest as we start thinking about school, football, cooler weather, autumn leaves… and of course, the holiday season. It’s an excellent time to renew or begin your annual membership .

  • Many contributed to success of fourth Everybody Counts

    To the Editor: On behalf of Everybody Counts, thank you to all the volunteers, agency representatives and participants who made our fourth event on Aug. 1 at the Douglass Community Center and Annex a huge success. You always run the risk .

  • Is it time yet to worry about foot-and-mouth disease?

    To the Editor: In 2001, Britain experienced a foot-and-mouth disease epidemic that devastated its livestock industry. The outbreak was only brought under control when the government slaughtered six million sheep, cattle and pigs, almost crippling the economy. Concerned about these incidents,&.

  • ABLE Act a potent new asset for persons with disabilities

    To the Editor: While 16-year-old Rachel Mast dreams of a pink house, her mother, Jawanda, dreams of a savings account for Rachel that will enable her to make that house a reality. Starting next year, that dream of a tax-free .


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