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  • Caucuses present voters a unique opportunity

    To the Editor On Saturday, March 5, Kansans will engage in the democratic process by caucusing for their choice of presidential candidates.  The caucuses for the Democratic Party are being held by Kansas Senate districts. Democrats living in Riley County (.

  • Trump, Kobach would have us distrust those around us

    To the Editor: How can we expect young Americans to respect and love our country when they hear all the hate and ill-will expressed by individuals seeking to be our president? Donald Trump is embarrassing us across the world. Even .

  • Brownback says nothing of crises he’s unleashed

    To the Editor: So nice to see our governor, Sam Brownback, or at least his PR department, rediscover Manhattan, or at least its newspaper opinion section. There is nothing quite like the pique of a politician scorned. He dedicates an .

  • Congressional Republicans are exposed as Marxists!

    To the Editor: Oh Horsefeathers! Who could have imagined the U.S. Republican Congressional Conference is secretly new-age Marxist!  No, not that Marx, I mean Groucho. This is demonstrated since President Obama’s inauguration down to the latest kerfuffle .

  • KSU players deserve better than fans with foul mouths

    To the Editor: Watching our young K-State men play basketball was such a delight. Win or lose, they are always winners to me because they play and practice hard, show good sportsmanship and play beautifully as a team. We have .

  • Everyone should have carriers like the Griegers

    Everyone should have carriers like the Griegers To the Editor: David and Yvonne Grieger’s family members have been FANTASTIC Manhattan Mercury carriers over the past 12-plus years on Ewing Street. David and Yvonne taught their children that you put .

  • Learn about candidates and issues, and vote wisely

    To the Editor: Recently, while perusing columns in the Kansas City Star, I ran across a section in one that stated some rather disturbing results of a survey conducted by Public Policy Polling. Thirty percent of Republicans and 19 percent of .

  • Senior citizens grateful for Valentine’s Day roses

    To the Editor: The Friendship Meal program would like to give a huge thank-you to the Eastside Dillons for the beautiful roses. Our seniors who receive meals through home delivery really appreciated them. The smiles on their faces were priceless. .

  • Lack of funding for arts, education hurts entire state

    To the Editor: Manhattan is not a small town anymore. While the term “regional powerhouse” may be aggrandizing, this community is in the process of becoming a more influential hub in the state’s economic, social and cultural development. One .

  • Our area legislators are key advocates of change

    To the Editor I attended the same legislative forum referenced in the letter to the editor by Ms. Maggie Davie in which she concluded that if you wanted change, you would have to vote in new people. I believe we .

  • Mascots aren’t the best way to honor great individuals

    To the Editor: We have lived in Manhattan for more than 35 years. Both of our sons graduated from Manhattan High School and are forging powerful careers in Manhattan and Columbia, Missouri. We could not be more proud of the award-winning .

  • Trump calls Groucho Marx to mind, without the humor

    To The Editor: Donald Trump’s recent efforts to dodge responsibility for his baseless claim that President Bush “deliberately lied” to Americans about WMDs in the run-up to the Iraq invasion —Trump now says he’d have to review his .


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