There has been some discussion in the Mercury recently about a proposed indoor-outdoor sports facility. We all want to be responsible when talking about such a large project (so far being called the Fieldhouse). Accurate information is the best way .
A good intelligence system is critical in a democracy. There are people in this world who do not like us and who will do anything to cause us harm. Our country is safe and secure only if our intelligence agencies .
It’s probably human nature to avoid certain topics as long as one can because we know those subjects will irk or annoy or anger either ourselves or others. So here are some bothersome things going on in agriculture right .
The recent outcry against the Kansas Legislature’s whack at higher education funding came too late to prevent a short-sighted and misguided assault on state-supported colleges and universities. Though Gov. Sam Brownback sought to maintain funding for higher ed, his .
On June 4, Mayor John Matta and City Commissioners Wynn Butler, Usha Reddi and Rich Jankovich voted to trample on the graves of Riley County’s 101 Gold Star Veterans from World War II and dishonor 2,500 soldiers who returned by defacing the .
Editor’s note: This letter was sent to Gov. Sam Brownback and posted on Facebook. I have been teaching for 23 years in the School of Journalism at the University of Kansas. I have two degrees from K-State; I was an .
Raydon Robel was correct in his June 2 column when he stated, “Those of us associated with Riley County schools have always thought we were a place of quality,” and that “… students deserve better.” As a teacher, alum and middle school .
As frustrating as China can be, we need it. It has become a giant not only in Asia, but around the world. In considering the role China plays, we should look at its behavior from two perspectives. First, the downside. .
Last night’s winds from the passing storms with some imagination could be likened to combined sighs of relief from most all of us who live in the land of extremes, or Kansas. The feeling of relief is that which .
Al Qaida has cranked up its PR machine again in an effort to win friends and influence people to harm the United States. Its latest iteration comes from an individual named Qassim ar-Reimy in the form of a rant that .
In the early morning hours last Sunday, state lawmakers temporarily closed the books on the financial debacle created one year ago when Gov. Sam Brownback signed a seriously flawed bill that dramatically cut state income taxes. The machinations of Republican .
Regarding the USD 378 bond issue, it is with a great deal of concern that write I this letter as a past Board of Education member. As I have been to meetings and talked to people, trying to gather information, I .
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