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Dear editor, This is the reality we are facing today. Everyone loves the thought of a no-kill animal shelter. The Allen County Animal Rescue employees work endless hours shuffling dogs and cats into other no-kill…

Dear editor, The college play, “Shipwrecked,” was one of the best-directed and acted plays I have ever seen.     The 90-minute play utilized entire actors’ bodies to portray the actions on the stage.  Even…

Dear editor, I read the opinion piece “Gun violence woven into American fabric; can we pull the thread,” with some disappointment. Once again the finger is pointed at the tools used rather than the deeper…

Dear editor, On Dec. 15, 1791, the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified, giving citizens the right to own and bear arms. When written, the only long guns available were smooth-bore muskets that…

Dear editor, Only 18% of Humboldt’s students are proficient in mathematics according to the Kansas Department of Education. Shouldn’t the School Board be focused on improving achievement instead of a $17 million building project? Sincerely,…

Dear editor, I haven’t had time to study the government’s recently instituted disinformation board thoroughly, although it does remind me a bit of a couple of George Orwell standards: big brother is watching and all…

In the last year, I have had two animals dumped on my property.  I am asking those who are considering getting an animal to make sure you want it before you set eyes on an…

Dear editor, The Sunflower State is known for many things — world-class barbecue, the invention of basketball, rolling wheat fields, and the home of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. In honor of National Kansas…

Some of you remember my mother, Grace Fulks Myers. She contracted diphtheria, known as  “the Strangler,” in about 1916 or 1917  at age 5 or 6 years.  In 1890, Koch proteges Behring and Kitasato were…

Dear editor, The Iola City Council will soon vote on the future of the old Arkhaven Nursing Home. Like many times in the past, the decision is not an easy one. Anytime your friends, family, and neighbors…