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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | December 23, 2015

    Donations needed to restore Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: The Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium wish to extend our gratitude for two great events. The Thundering Cats gave us a big dance band holiday performance on Dec. 12, and the third annual Holiday Music Spectacular was held Dec. 15 by the Kansas State

  • Letters | December 23, 2015

    Krause integral to growth of K-State and Manhattan

    To the Editor Bob Krause’s leadership and vision have had a profound effect on the growth and development of both Kansas State University and the Manhattan community. His ability to pull a diverse group of community leaders together for a common goal was outstanding.

  • Letters | December 22, 2015

    Not all Native Americans want MHS to replace mascot

    To the Editor: As a Native American and an alumna of Manhattan high School, I am so tired of out-of-state Indians wanting to force the removal of our mascot. When I was an MHS student, I felt more connected to the mascot than my non-Indian

  • Letters | December 21, 2015

    Let’s get to know Muslims instead of condemning them

    To the Editor: It is so easy to think the worst of those we do not know, to attribute to them only negative qualities. We see or hear examples of this almost daily. If we first see strangers as Democrats or Republicans, as Chinese or

  • Letters | December 19, 2015

    Three generations of angels helped me in just one week!

    To the Editor: This letter is belated, but its message and gratitude are still just as vivid as when the events happened. On Oct. 21, I was on my way home in the 5 p.m. traffic going west just past the entrance to Meadowlark Hills Retirement

  • Letters | December 19, 2015

    Holiday Music Spectacular was a truly wonderful show

    To the Editor: I had the wonderful privilege of attending the third annual Holiday Music Spectacular on Tuesday, Dec. 15. People of Manhattan who did not attend really missed out. Not only was the music and singing superb, but it was all presented by the very

  • Letters | December 17, 2015

    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 have patriotic names and all

  • Letters | December 17, 2015

    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 record 3,020 pounds of food and

  • Letters | December 15, 2015

    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 aware of and understands our

  • Letters | December 14, 2015

    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 against big government.” He does


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