Wednesday, September 2, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | June 30, 2014

    Absence of fireworks show is a major disappointment

    To the Editor: I want to shame my City of Manhattan. You dropped the ball this year when it comes to the Fourth of July. Not only did you not foot the bill for the fireworks this year, but failed to court others like mega-stores

  • Letters | June 29, 2014

    Officials should work toward solution for Wildcat Creek

    To the editor: Your recent editorial on Wildcat Creek pointed out a matter of importance to all of us in and near Manhattan — namely, the management of this wonderful natural resource (Wildcat Creek) or, more to the point, our failure as a community to properly

  • Letters | June 24, 2014

    Native American mascots are inaccurate stereotypes

    To the Editor: I’m Mike Ford. I attended Northview Elementary, Manhattan Jr. High and Manhattan High School between 1981-1986. I’m a Choctaw/Biloxi descendant. I’m also a person who marched at Arrowhead Stadium in 2005 protesting the Redskins and Chiefs game with AIM

  • Letters | June 22, 2014

    ‘One of the best experiences of my life’

    To the Editor: Hola! I wanted to share with you a little story. My name is Tomas Nocetti and I am an exchange student from Argentina. This story begins with a 17-year-old boy who decided to apply for a scholarship thinking that if in the

  • Letters | June 20, 2014

    Year in Manhattan has been awesome

    To the Editor: Hi! My name is Pablo, and I’m an exchange student from Spain. I’ve been here for almost 10 months, and I have barely two weeks to enjoy myself before it’s time to go back. When I landed in Manhattan, Kansas,

  • 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


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