To the Editor: We encourage you to vote for Rod Harms for the position of Riley County commissioner, District 3.
Put yourself in the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entreles-Loups. It’s existed in near anonymity for hundreds of years —the home of what remains of the Gilbertine order, which fled the Inquisition and ended up in the New World, deep in the Quebec woods (Saint-Gilbert-Entreles-Loups means Saint
National farm policy, in my personal view, has behaved over time like a lurching, overweight and clumsy machine driven by amateurs and causing more harm than good. Its successes have usually been compensatory reverses from disastrous or overly complicated programs like the old set aside
Kansas State defensive end Meshak Williams is still waiting to hear from Ralph Guidry. Guidry, who had a penchant for blocking kicks in his K-State career on the defensive line, may have found the next Wildcat to carry his torch, as Williams not only blocked
Tracy Seeley, former English professor at Yale writes brilliantly about detailed memories of Kansas from an early age. These include rich descriptions of places where she lived, relationships and people who shaped her life. She is excellent at research, places, events and people. However, in
I’m a pretty eclectic reader overall with interests that bounce around through much of the Dewey Decimal system and make forays into all sorts of fiction. But an ongoing and constant reading interest of mine is books about women’s lives, which have fascinated
A decade ago, Riley County voters recognized the importance of job creation and public safety. They approved a half-cent sales tax to support efforts to attract new employers, to help existing companies expand and to build and maintain roads and bridges. We urge voters to
To the Editor: On page C8 of Oct. 21 Mercury, an article told about a Texas judge’s decision to permit high school cheerleaders to use Biblical quotes on their banners. The authorities, from the governor on down, were quite pleased with this.
To the Editor: I am a past executive director for the Hoisington, Kan., Main Street program. Rod Harms was a member of our board of directors, Economic Restructuring Committee and treasurer for the organization.
To the Editor: Approximately a month ago the Manhattan Mercury published my comments to the editor concerning the newspaper’s policy of charging for printing political letters. Rod Harms, a candidate for Riley County Commission, rose to my challenge, contacted me and ad-dressed my questions
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