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Letters

  • Brownback should stop refusing federal money

    In a column in the May 4 Manhattan Mercury, Aaron Estabrook wrote about Pre-School Development grants, a program of the U.S, Department of Education. These were investments in pre-school or pre-kindergarten programs by the federal government. Kansas educators wanted to .

  • Wonder Workshop grateful for support of community

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Wonder Workshop Children’s Museum, the board of directors would like to express our deepest appreciation to our sponsors and individuals who, through their gracious financial support of the museum, helped make our .

  • NBAF reflects Kansans’ vision and commitment

    To the Editor: Kansans, we can add another star we have reached through the difficulties! In February 2007, I challenged the Kansas Legislature to lean forward and invest in our state’s research infrastructure to create a new economy for Kansans .

  • School district’s LOB ballots deserve voters’ attention

    To the Editor Manhattan voters are now receiving mail ballots for the USD 383 local option budget proposal. The proposal is designed to cushion the blow created by the shortfall in state funding and to help maintain the excellence of our .

  • Taste of the ‘Ville helps support P.E.O.’s endeavor

    To the Editor: P.E.O. Chapter IL is excited to announce the fourth annual Taste of the ’Ville from 4 to 6 p.m,. Saturday, June 13. Please join us for delicious “small bites” generously provided by 23 Aggieville restaurants. Tickets ($15) are limited, .

  • Vote ‘yes’ to authorize increase in LOB

    To the Editor: Please vote “yes” on the ballot to authorize USD 383 to increase the local option budget. Over the years the Manhattan schools have developed and designed educational programs which have gone beyond “adequate” in providing excellent instruction to .

  • K-State students don’t cram for finals, they review

    To the Editor: How dare you headline in a huge font the front-page picture of a K-State student at her desk as “CRAMMING.” Our students at KSU prepare carefully for all their finals and do not wait until the last .

  • KSU Gardens Iris Day a hit, and a prelude to annual sale

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Iris Society would like to thank all the visitors who dodged the rain showers and toured the iris collection at the KSU Gardens on Mother’s Day. It’s just the beginning of the .

  • Residents truly delivered with 10,896 pounds of food

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, Branch 1018 of the National Association of Letter Carriers conducted our annual food drive. As we delivered our mail, we collected food donations along our routes and brought them to the Flint Hills Breadbasket for redistribution .

  • There are better ways to stimulate state economy

    To the Editor: Most of us like the idea of economic growth for Kansas, and we can support our governor’s goal to make that happen, but not his roadmap to get us there. The point of Gov. Sam Brownback’.

  • Support Manhattan schools by voting to ‘Yes’ on LOB

    To the Editor: Please vote “Yes” for the increase in the USD 303 local option budget and please be sure to mail in your ballot. If this motion carries, it will absolutely make a difference in the class size and options .

  • MHS National Honor Society grateful for business support

    To the Editor: The National Honor Society of Manhattan High School would like to sincerely thank a number of community businesses for making the second annual Manhattan High School Fashion Show a success. These businesses graciously provided merchandise for the .


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