• Hunters, anglers rely on daily Tuttle Creek data

    To the Editor: For more than 40 years, I have depended on being able to see the pool level, water temperature and outflow of Tuttle Creek Lake six days a week in our local paper. In the fall and spring, these .

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    Carlin a ‘people person’ who serves district well To the Editor: We first met Sydney Carlin in 1998 and are very proud to acknowledge her as a longtime acquaintance and someone who has served her constituency well — all her constituency — here .

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    Highland isn’t afraid to ask the hard questions To the Editor: The 51st District state representative race seems to be centered on only one subject — education funding. Here are items to consider: Fact: Kansas ranks second in the nation .

  • His misbehavior is the greater offense

    To the Editor: You missed the importance of the leaked “Hollywood Access” tape (in your column on locker room talk.) The presidential candidate admitted to and bragged about sexual assault, especially if it involved a cuckold husband. The words used .

  • Paper gives lobbyists too much credibility

    To The Editor: The Mercury’s highly uncritical Tuesday coverage of a staged event by those lobbying to get rid of the Manhattan High School Indian mascot should have prompted more context in the article than was offered. So I’.

  • Seaton right to address respect for women

    To the Editor: I would like to give three cheers for the editor in chief of the Manhattan Mercury, Ned Seaton. His column in Monday’s edition was classic. Ned has taken a firm stand for morality and family as .

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    Wells deserves another term on commission To the Editor: Ron Wells has proven to be a valuable asset to Riley County. As a lifelong resident and businessman, his experience and knowledge are unmatched. Join me in re-electing Ron Wells this .

  • Mercury’s online access to news is too limited

    To the Editor: I am currently enrolled in a class at K-State focused on the topic of gender issues in mass communication. One of my assignments is to write a letter to the editor about a gender, race or religious .

  • Move paid political ads out of letters column

    To the Editor: Why don’t you rename your Letters to the Editor column the Paid Political Advertisements column? Either that, or move the paid political advertisements to the classified ads section of your newspaper. Mike Sekal 2020 Meadowlark Road.

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    Highland an effective, experienced leader To the Editor: Never before now have I paid to have a letter to the editor published, political or otherwise. In this case, it is important to make a principled exception. Shortly after entering the .

  • Elderly should set pace, example for voting

    To the Editor: For the sake of civility and the respectful continuation of our United States of America, it would be better to vote for an imperfect candidate with flaws than for a man of emotional brutality. Aged persons can .

  • KSU players represent university’s values

    To the Editor: Each individual has First Amendment rights under our Constitution. There are, however, some exceptions to this. Our military personnel, for example, are not allowed to demonstrate for or against any political ideas while dressed in our nation’.


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