Letters

  • Thanks for being a voice for those who feel voiceless

    To the Editor: As a black student at K-State and as a black woman in America, I want to thank you for choosing to show the black community in a positive light. In this time of struggle, many reporters are .

  • Manhattan benefits from Snyder’s influence

    To the Editor: A few weeks ago, I read in our local newspaper (The Times West Virginian) some comments from KSU Coach Bill Snyder about the purpose, status, etc., of college football today. I told my husband at the time .

  • What’s with the sarcasm in ‘I Wonder’ answers?

    To the Editor: I had a slight issue with the answer to the Sunday “I Wonder” question about where all the students go at halftime of KSU football games. Are the responses typically that sarcastic? It seemed to be a .

  • Don’t miss holiday music Monday at Peace Auditorium

    To the Editor: The Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium, in partnership with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a music fraternity at Kansas State University, will present the “Holiday Music Spectacular” on the stage of Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Ave., at 7 p..

  • Enjoy pancakes, auction at annual Kiwanis event

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Kiwanis Club will hold its 64th annual pancake feed and silent auction from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This event has become a Manhattan tradition for many .

  • Many contributed to success of Veterans Day forum

    To the Editor: The staff at Manhattan Public Library would like to thank the distinguished group of Vietnam veterans who participated in the Veterans Day forum at the Wareham Opera House on Nov.11. We appreciate the time and effort of .

  • Light of Life ornaments help honor loved ones

    To the Editor: As we more forward during this holiday season, we especially remember the ones we have loved. Homecare & Hospice’s Light of Life Memorial gives individuals a unique opportunity to honor the memory of their loved ones .

  • County should scrap public building commission

    To the Editor: I have followed for some time the interest of some of Riley County commissioners in creating a public building commission to be controlled by the same commissioners with an advisory committee composed of members the commissioners would .

  • Discovery Center shows the folly of liberal thinking

    To the Editor: Remember when all the city bluebloods stood before the Manhattan City Commission and this newspaper clamored for approval of the Flint Hills Discovery Center? The Chamber of Commerce, university and influential citizens told us it was a .

  • Saturday — and every day — shop in locally-owned stores

    To the Editor: This holiday season, as big, out-of-town retailers continue to ask you to chase discounts on cheaply manufactured products, we would like to invite you and our whole community to experience the better total values offered by our .

  • Couple’s kindness saved me a great deal of trouble

    To the Editor: Last Saturday a young couple knocked on my door in order to return my lost wallet. I had not even missed it, although it turned out I had left it on the Starbucks counter at Dillons East .

  • Shopping locally helps support our community

    To the Editor: Even though we grew up in small surrounding towns, we’ve always considered Manhattan our home.  While Manhattan has grown over the last 45 years, it still has that small town feel and appeal to everyone. It’.


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