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Dear editor, It has occurred to me that violence happening during the withdrawal of U.S. service personnel from Afghanistan is as trying for the Taliban as it has for the U.S., other than perhaps the…

Dear editor, Every year, across the nation, we take preliminary action to protect our children in public schools by having children from pre-K through high school practice active shooter drills so they’re ready for the…

Dear editor, I am writing on behalf of those in the eastern half of Allen County and western parts of Bourbon County who depend on the grocery store in Moran for access to healthy fruits…

Dear editor, The Marmaton Market is Moran’s only full-service grocery store. While hundreds of small towns across Kansas have lost their local stores, members of our community came together to ensure we were not one…

Dear editor, As a parent and community member, I am concerned about the USD 257 Board’s decision to make face masks optional. We know that there is an overwhelming consensus among pediatricians, immunologists, and public…

Dear editor, I am writing in regard to the article by Brian Grimmett, “Electric cars are ready for longer commutes of rural Kansas” in your Saturday edition.  I agree with the premise of the article.…

Dear editor, It’s not about the color of your skin, where you came from, your sexual orientation, gender neutrality, who’s right and who’s wrong. It’s about the freedom to be able to choose any of…

Dear editor, The United States has history’s largest incarcerated population, and Kansas is not an outlier. We lock up about 698/100,000 of our neighbors, nearly the same rate as the height of Josef Stalin’s infamous…

Dear editor, I would like to shed a little light on the topic of the Topeka Correction Facility’s inmate work program happening in our community.  Prison work programs might, on the surface, bring “opportunities for…

Attention Marvin Smith fans! I have completed and will be submitting the necessary paperwork to nominate Marvin Smith for the Kansas State High School Activities Association’s Hall of Fame as a teacher and coach. The…