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  • In-home veterinary care greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: We had a situation recently in which our beloved pet, Patriot, a retired service dog born at KSDS in Washington, Kansas, needed help. Hers was the first litter born after 9/11, so she and her six sisters all .

  • Thanks for helping us ‘Fill the Ambulance’

    To the Editor: Riley County EMS was humbled by the generosity from the public for our second “Fill the Ambulance” food drive on Dec. 12 at Dillons Westloop, benefiting the Flint Hills Breadbasket. Your overwhelming support of this effort provided a .

  • Presidential leadership void leaves opening for Trump

    To the Editor: In these stressful times of hardship for so many Americans, we are hearing the shouts and insults from a man who wants to be president. Donald Trump is fulfilling the frantic need for a leader who is .

  • Huelskamp’s flyer is a bit selective in data it presents

    Huelskamp’s flyer is a bit selective in data it presents To the Editor: My family recently received another  glossy mailing from U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp. The latest one, celebrating “Small Business Saturday,” states he is “defending small businesses .

  • ‘Let’s let P.F. Sloan’s music linger with us a little while’

    To the Editor: I was sorry to read of song-writer P.F. Sloan’s recent death. The studio rat who wrote “Must to Avoid” and “Hold On” one night for a Herman’s Hermits movie was also responsible for “Take .

  • Put working families first; save essential tax credits

    To the Editor: During the holiday season, we take stock of what we’re thankful for and look forward to time with family and friends. But 1 in 7 Americans today struggles to put food on the table during the holidays and .

  • ‘First They Came…’

    To the Editor: I messed a little with the late Rev. Martin Niemoller’s famous statement “First They Came…”  and came up with the following: “First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out — Because I .

  • Let’s treat Muslims as we would like to be treated

    To the Editor: I am disgusted by Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric, and it makes me fear for Muslims in our country as his followers have taken to attacking Muslims out of hatred, ignorance and unwarranted fear. I lived in .

  • Mountaineer fans grateful for area’s warm hospitality

    To the Editor: There were eight of us West Virginia fans, who traveled to Manhattan from California, Colorado and Iowa to watch the Kansas State football game last Saturday. We all have traveled many places following our favorite sports teams, .

  • Enjoy holiday shows and support Peace Auditorium

    To the Editor: The Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium invite you to join us for the Thundering Cats Big Band Holiday Concert at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at the auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Ave. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, the auditorium will host the .

  • Urge senators to support essential cancer funding

    To the Editor: With the clock running out on 2015, Congress has an opportunity to show Americans that lawmakers stand with us in the fight against cancer. What better gift can Congress deliver during this holiday season than a renewed commitment .

  • Help Konza United Way address area’s problems

    To the Editor: Good things are happening in our community, thanks to difference-makers participating in Konza United Way’s annual giving campaign. Konza United Way strives for solutions to complex challenges in our community by partnering with local nonprofit organizations .


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