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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | June 19, 2013

    Put Indian statue where it can be truly appreciated

    To the Editor: It is important that we honor Indians, the original residents of our community, but not with a statue in the proposed location at Fourth and Bluemont. The statue should be put where it can be observed and appreciated.

  • Letters | June 18, 2013

    Being an exchange student is a wonderful experience

    To the Editor: My name is Louisa Friederich, and I am from Bavaria, Germany. I have spent my last year as an AFS exchange student in Manhattan, a friendly little town. I lived with my great host family, which consists of Eric, Roni. Emily, Alex

  • Letters | June 16, 2013

    Thanks, Manhattan, KSU, for helping us raise our son

    To the Editor: An African proverb says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” As we recently went through high school graduation activities with our son, Andrew, we have reflected on how it took a community to help him grow during the last four

  • Letters | June 14, 2013

    Manhattan residents made the past year unforgettable

    To the Editor: My name is Heléne Dewilde; I am an exchange student from Belgium who attended Manhat-tan High School as a senior last year and graduated in May. I have been living with the Dhuyvetter family for the past 10 months.

  • Letters | June 12, 2013

    Investments in education provide immense returns

    To the Editor: Recent debate on immigration reform centers upon statements in two think tank reports, one by the Cato Institute, the other by the Center for Immigration Reform. The CIR report notes the percentage of immigrant families accessing public aid, while the Cato report

  • Letters | June 11, 2013

    Thanks for a great time at Regional K-State hosted

    To the Editor: My son and I spent the weekend of May 31 to June 2 in your city for the NCAA Region-als. The reason I’m writing to the people of Manhattan and Kansas State University is to compli-ment you on the great reception we received

  • Letters | June 11, 2013

    Why not lower pool fees and make all patrons pay?

    To the Editor: Let me throw a little some-thing on the fire concerning the swimming pool policy of charging non-swimming adults at the Manhattan pools.

  • Letters | June 09, 2013

    KSU, Manhattan, basketball were wonderful experiences

    To the Editor: Thank you, Manhattan Mer-cury, for all the love and support you have shown me, my family and the Kansas State basketball team during my four years at Kansas State University.

  • Letters | June 09, 2013

    Mercury has stirred many pleasant memories

    To the Editor: My memories have been pleasantly aroused, thanks to the Mercury. I have been blessed to live to a ripe old age of 86 and have an exceptionally sharp mind. It keeps my life interest-ing, filled with accomplishments and involvement with people.

  • Letters | June 05, 2013

    Thoughts of animals provide welcome distractions

    To the Editor: The dismal news we have been reading lately about some of our legislators has us turning to our techniques of trying to feeling better. Some take a drink. Some create a problem for themselves by reaching for a drug. Some clutch their


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