Tuesday, June 30, 2015


  • Editorials | March 24, 2013

    Steubenville follow-up

    Plaudits to Ohio Atty. Gen. Mike DeWine for his decision to convene a grand jury to probe unresolved questions related to the Steubenville, Ohio rape case in which two teens were convicted last week. The convictions themselves are not at issue.  But as DeWine

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Vote early, and vote for Karen McCulloh

    To The Editor Karen McCulloh believes in Manhattan, as her years of work on behalf of libraries, the environment, and children prove. Karen’s enthusiasm and courage inspire the confidence of voters, who have repeatedly elected her to city and county office. I respect Karen’

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    If you want balance, elect the three women

    To The Editor: One of the City Commission candidates says the election is “all about balance.” If you want to balance the commission, vote for the women and elect Nuss, McCulloh and Reddi.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    A vote from Leonardville for Ball and Hogan

    To the Editor: The city is headed in the right direction on core services and infrastructure. The mill levy, property taxes and debt are still too high and have gone up the past two years. Elect three commissioners who get the big picture — stable, core

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Anderson’s wrong; Strawn is fiscally responsible

    To The Editor: Phil Anderson has it wrong that property taxes don’t harm seniors.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    McCulloh, Nuss bring balance to the Commission

    To The Editor: Please join me in voting for Debbie Nuss and Karen McCulloh for City Commission.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Think independently, vote for Ball and Strawn

    To The Editor: As an independent voter, I realize that the city commissioners are basically split with two very distinct views on how to proceed with the governance of the city.

  • Letters | March 24, 2013

    Nuss, Reddi, McCulloh are proven leaders

    To The Editor: Manhattan deserves smart, talented and insightful leaders on its City Commission. Please join me in supporting Usha Reddi, Deb Nuss and Karen McCulloh on Tuesday, April 2, for their proven leadership and passion for good government in Manhattan.

  • Columns | March 24, 2013

    North Korea is feeling hostile these days

    North Korea deserves a high place on the list of self-destructive and dangerous nations.  Not only does it remain the poorest, most repressive, closed and primitive nation, it is using money needed to feed its population to strengthen its army and build nuclear weapons.&

  • Local | March 24, 2013

    Organizers: More people attending annual gun show

    Cars and trucks lined the street and filled the parking lot near the National Guard Armory in Manhattan on Saturday during the third annual Gun and Knife Show sponsored by U.S. Weapons Collectors. Ryan Peyton, show manager, said the organization hosted about 60 vendors and

Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.