Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 18, 2015

    Welcome for Vietnam vets brought that war to an end

    To the Editor: On Nov, 6, the United States Army and Major Gen. Wayne Grigsby did a very honorable thing at Fort Riley’s Marshall Field. The general hosted a welcome-home ceremony for more than 100 Vietnam veterans who were in attendance, along with their spouses, families

  • Letters | November 18, 2015

    Thanks for helping us give back to our community

    To the Editor It’s never to late to say “Thank You!” Angels Care Home Health would like to thank the Manhattan community and surrounding counties for their heartfelt generosity during the recent food and undergarment drives. On Oct. 31, 563 pounds of food and $98 in cash

  • Letters | November 17, 2015

    People of all faiths must unite against ISIS terror

    To the Editor: It is time we call the perpetrators of the heinous crimes in Paris, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkey and the rest of the world their given name, not the name they choose, and not the religion they claim. No religion claims them. No country

  • Letters | November 17, 2015

    Landlords who think only of profits are misguided

    To the Editor: It’s the old story once again —  landlords who do not want to be regulated. Some even tell the City Commission and us they are not in “business.” They have some strange ideas that may be attributed to ignorance or to

  • Letters | November 16, 2015

    Rental inspections, rezoning don’t have to be polarizing

    To the Editor: I own a rental property in the area east of City Park that is under discussion for zoning change. I am satisfied that my multiple-dwelling property will be grandfathered in to the new zoning requirements and don’t understand this mighty outcry

  • Letters | November 13, 2015

    Thank you for help with successful Cats for Cans drive

    To the Editor: On behalf of myself, Kansas State Athletics and The Flint Hills Breadbasket, we would like to extend a wholehearted thank-you for your involvement and participation in our Cats for Cans drive! We knew our event this year would be something special with

  • Letters | November 13, 2015

    Editorial cartoon on Carson only gave ‘legs’ to lies

    To the Editor: The Mercury’s editorial board covered itself in shame Tuesday, Nov. 10, when choosing to print a political cartoon exploiting an attempted character assassination of Republican presidential candidate Benjamin Carson. The subsequently-discredited smear attack, launched late last week from the POLITICO website, concerned

  • Letters | November 11, 2015

    Plan now to donate blood during ‘Keep the Drive Alive’

    To the Editor: We would like to encourage all eligible blood donors and those interested in learning about donation to participate in the sixth annual Keep the Drive Alive blood drive, which will be held Nov. 19-20 in Manhattan. Keep the Drive Alive was started

  • Letters | November 11, 2015

    Anyone else have a bad experience with Asplundh?

    To the Editor: We had an absolutely disheartening experience Monday morning with Asplundh: disrespectful, incompetent and destructive. We wrote a letter of protest to Asplundh, 10575 Widmer Road, Lenexa, KS 66215. Has anyone else had such an experience with Asplundh?

  • Letters | November 09, 2015

    Please join effort to fight hunger in Manhattan

    To the Editor: We never like to think about people going hungry in our community. We can make a difference, whether it’s 1$ or $100. Your donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket can help stop hunger in our community. The Flint Hills Breadbasket is at 905 Yuma

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