Letters

  • Loss of grants means higher fees for Boys and Girls Club

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Boys & Girls Club, I want to share some changes that are occurring beginning this fall which will affect our families. Recently, the Board of Directors approved an increased program fee effective in .

  • Vacant motel rooms aren’t so hard to explain

    Vacant motel rooms aren’t so hard to explain To the Editor: I recently read that hotel and motel owners in Manhattan are concerned about their falling occupancy rates. Have they considered that perhaps the fact that the number of .

  • Wamego Honor Flight hub grateful for support for vets

    To the Editor: In November 2012, the local chapter of the National Honor Society established Kansas Honor Flight-Wamego High School as a recognized hub of the Honor Flight Network centered in Springfield, Ohio. The mission of the organization is to fly .

  • Auditorium renovations should be city’s priority

    To the Editor: It appears that sometime after 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, in City Hall, Manhattan’s city commissioners will discuss and maybe vote on two big issues. One is the almost $2 million in new Parks and Recreation office space .

  • Sanctimonious hypocrisy is now a major U.S. export

    To the Editor: The Obama administration has taken obfuscation of the truth and reality to the pinnacle of deceit. Cyberspying has now become an international crime, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder puts violators on a “Most Wanted” list .

  • Veterans’ medical care truly shames our country

    To the Editor: This Memorial Day, let us remember not only the soldiers fallen on the battlefield but those wounded who wait in long, endless lines without help and without hope in various Veterans Administration hospitals. My father was wounded .

  • Thanks for making benefit for auditorium a big success

    To the Editor: “Give My Regards to Broad-way,” presented as a benefit concert for restoration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, a living memorial to honor the 101 Riley County veterans who died during World War II, was a great success. A big .

  • Folks at Paul’s Pharmacy are informative, helpful

    To the Editor: I would like to give special thanks to Paul Hagen of Paul’s Pharmacy at 461 E. Poyntz Ave. Unlike grocery or discount store pharmacies I have encountered, Paul’s is informative, personable, friendly, one-on-one and very prompt. .

  • Manhattan should be proud of youth, MHS baseball

    To the Editor: I’m inspired to write to you by a letter to the editor I just read in my (now) local paper, The Norfolk Daily News. There is apparently quite a division in this town regarding youth baseball, .

  • Plenty of our neighbors deserve thanks, recognition

    To the Editor: This letter is to honor two totally unrelated but positive examples of community benefit in Manhattan. One is Charlie Sprott and the counseling staff and teachers at Manhattan High School’s east campus. We appreciate their support. .

  • We’re fortunate to have a hospital of Mercy’s quality

    To the Editor: My wife just went through colon cancer surgery at Mercy Regional Health Center. After having gone through three major surgeries in three big-city hospitals in Arizona, we were amazed at the superiority of Mercy. That was the .

  • Crafty Seniors grateful for support of young people

    To the Editor: The Crafty Seniors would like to express our appreciation and thanks to the young people outside Manhattan Town Center who have given us a hand in loading our crafts and supplies at the end of our sales .


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