• Get in historic Historical Society photo

    To the Editor: On Oct. 5, the Riley County Historical Museum will celebrate its 100th birthday. I hope many Manhattan residents will join us at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2 ,at the Pioneer Log Cabin in Manhattan City Park for a photograph. .

  • Konza Nature Trail run memorable

    To the Editor On Sept. 18, 288 runners participated in the fourth annual Konquer the Konza (KtK) event. Participants run either 10 or 25 kilometers on the Konza Prairie Biological Station Nature Trail. For those of you who are familiar with this natural trail .

  • Help Cats for Cans at Oct. 8 game

    To the Editor: It’s that time of year again. Time to break out your favorite game-day attire, gather a group of friends and cook a lot of food in the parking lots while waiting for the Wildcats to kick-off. .

  • Merit selection of judges finds best and brightest

    To the Editor: The appointment of Manhattan attorney Grant D. Bannister as a new 21st District Court judge illustrates the importance of the merit system in the selection of judges to our Kansas courts. The merit selection of judges and .

  • MHS mascot celebrates Kansas Indian heritage

    To the Editor: The liberals are at it again with their transparent regularly spaced letters to the editor. But this time their target surprised me greatly — it’s the local high school mascot! I never thought I would see Manhattan’.

  • Peace Auditorium sign to be dedicated Sunday

    To the Editor: A program that will feature three events related to World War II and include members of the 1st Infantry Division band will begin 2:30 p.m. this Sunday in Peace Memorial Auditorium in City Hall. Riley County was .

  • Surge in bikes at KSU adds to driving hazards

    To the Editor: For the last several years, I have driven a commercial vehicle on the KSU campus. During that time, I have seen numerous incidents of motorists, cyclists and pedestrians not practicing the “Rules of theroad.”Manyoftheiractions could have .

  • Mascot speakers could make their best cases

    To the Editor: It seems one of the tactics with regard to changing the Manhattan High School mascot is to wear down the much larger support for maintaining the Indian mascot. I am beginning to hear more comments like this .

  • Thanks for making Mini Maker Faire a hit

    To the Editor: The third annual Aggieville Mini Maker Faire saw beautiful weather, better-than-ever turnout and so many smiles along Moro Street. It was a great day in the heart of Manhattan, and we’re so grateful for those who .

  • Highland is part of the problem; elect Olejnik

    To the Editor: There are long stretches of K-177 between I-70 and Council Grove that can seem as open and flat as an empty dance floor. But there also are hollows that can hide oncoming traffic, and for much of .

  • Olejnik will help restore public school funding

    To the Editor: He slept in a hole at the base of Bluemont Hill during his first cold, miserable weeks in Kansas, but thanks to the sacrifices of pioneers like Manhattan’s Isaac Goodnow, Kansas became a free state with .

  • Mascot can help our cultural awareness

    To the Editor: At age 80 and as a 1954 graduate of Manhattan High School, I do not understand the negative reactions to the Indian mascot. I always knew the Indian mascot was to honor Frank Prentup, a former football coach. Since .


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