To the Editor: Congratulations to State Rep. Ray Merrick for discovering that government employees produce nothing. This group of non-producers includes lawyers, stockbrokers, doctors, state auditors, teachers, retail clerks, etc. They are called service workers, and they generate 79 percent of .
To the Editor: As the owners of Big Poppi Bicycle Shop, we have witnessed a variety of changes that have had an impact on our industry. We have adapted to address each situation. As business owners, we welcome competition from .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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..
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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