Q: Does the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce contribute funding to support candidates in local elections, or provide money to the state and national chambers that is used for political support at those levels?
Q: I’m curious to know if the water fountains and catch pool, just south of the Discovery Center, are filtered? I would assume the water in the “splash park” in City Park is filtered. My concern is for the kids. I have driven by
Q: I wonder: If someone added up all the delinquent property taxes that were published in the Mercury recently and added up the tax collected for calendar year 2011 under the Riley County half-cent sales tax, which would be the larger amount? The current delinquent sales
Q: I saw in the paper Monday that a city employee lost some of his personal property in a fire that occurred at a city-owned garage out near the Manhattan airport. Why is it that a city employee gets to store his boat and camper
Q: Why can’t they flip the stoplights at some intersections in town over to blinking red during the overnight hours? Does Manhattan think it’s too “big-time” for that?
Q: I’ve read your stories every month about the city’s collection of sales tax, and they always have a caveat about sales-tax collections that go toward the debt on the downtown redevelopment project. Are those collections also coming in on budget?
It seems the city has begun its annual summer road work extravaganza. What streets should I avoid to stay away from construction?
The road in front of Hobby Lobby and on the way to Dillons is in terrible shape. Who is in charge of fixing this and why hasn’t anything been done about it?
Q: I received a letter in the mail today from the city manager thanking me for my contributions to the Flint Hills Discovery Center and offering me a free copy of the commemorative book entitled “From the Ground Up: Creating the Flint Hills Discovery Center”
I heard that there’s going to be more construction on McCall Road. Didn’t they already have construction on that road? How will this affect traffic?
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