To the editor: Following the Second World War, communities throughout the country deliberated on the type of memorials to build to honor those soldiers who served. On Sept. 12, 1945, the Kansas City Times wrote, “Any memorial must be one of utility, with resistance to anything that
To the Editor: Well, here we go again. The paint’s barely dry on USD 383’s $97.5 million school bond con-struction and we have another school building crisis.
To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is accepting nominations for the Edith L. Stunkel Good Government Award. The award will be presented on Sunday, Sept. 15, in a program to be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Blue Earth
To the Editor: As our city commissioners do their best to serve all the people of Manhattan in the most money-saving way possible, the issue of the Peace Memorial Auditorium has arisen. It is suggested that “the people” be heard from. So far, that has
To The Editor: The WW II Veterans of Meadowlark Hills would like to go on record in support of renovating and modernizing Peace Memorial Auditorium, its stage and balcony— instead of using it for government offices.
To the Editor: Sept 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week and Sept. 10 is National Suicide Awareness Day. There will be educational events across the nation to raise awareness of the signs of suicide and encourage communities to engage in suicide prevention activities. Ninety percent
To the Editor: Like you, and everyone else in Kansas’ First District, I recently received in the mail Representative Huelskamp’s “mid-year update from our nation’s capital.” His opening letter was well-written, and provided a nice summary of events in which he participated on
To the Editor: Over the past few weeks I have been following the ongoing debate about Manhattan’s Memorial Auditorium at City Hall. While I no longer live in Manhattan, my family has had roots there since the Civil War and I still consider it
To the Editor: “Have you noticed how little touches can enhance a room, a garden — even our lives? Often those little things are the most celebrated. With this in mind, we have set up a membership drive for The Flock of the Good Shepherd.
To the Editor: The art-deco bridge piers adjacent to the K-177 viaduct spanning the Kansas River near the Discovery Center were built in 1936. Those piers and bridge replaced a wooden bridge built in 1871 that survived the flood of 1903 but was destroyed by the flood of 1935.
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