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Dear editor, I noticed stories the last few days mentioned that deaths from Covid in the U.S. had surpassed those of the Spanish flu during World War I. Each being in the neighborhood of 675,000.…

Dear editor,  The USD 257 Board of Education is pursuing a COVID-19 policy designed to manage crisis, not to prevent a crisis.  The Board is ignoring how much more contagious the Delta variant is, the…

Dear editor, I can’t see what pleasure anyone can get from driving their vehicle out on the football field and damaging the turf. The field belongs to the school, but the community has invested in…

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…