Friday, July 31, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 08, 2013

    Elect McCulloh to commission

    To the Editor: Please vote for Karen Mc-Culloh for city commissioner. She knows Manhattan well, having served as mayor and chair of the Riley County Commission.

  • Letters | March 07, 2013

    Volunteers were essential to library’s book sale success

    To the Editor: We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all the people who helped make the Manhattan Public Library’s book sale a tremendous success.

  • Letters | March 07, 2013

    Story behind ‘Resilience’ is arts leadership at KSU

    To the Editor: The article headlined “Inter-preting Resilience” in last Sun-day’s Arts & Leisure section of the Manhattan Mercury was much appreciated. “Human Kind: What Does it Mean to be Resilient?” the careful and poignant work by the Joe Goode Performance Group, took modern

  • Letters | March 06, 2013

    Boys & Girls Club grateful for support of community

    To the Editor: Last month, more than 300 people enjoyed good food, fun and friends at the 14th annual Casino Night & Auction, a benefit for the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan.

  • Letters | March 06, 2013

    We hope whomever stole our flag will fly it proudly

    To the Editor: For about 15 years, we have flown an American flag almost every day and night in our front yard. Sunday morning we woke up to find that someone had stolen the flag and its 12-foot-tall pole.

  • Letters | March 06, 2013

    Put Nuss on City Commission

    To the Editor: Vote for Debbie Nuss for city commissioner.

  • Letters | March 06, 2013

    Ball is citizens’ best choice

    To the Editor: The best choice for our fair city is John Ball with his ex-tensive leadership experience.

  • Letters | March 04, 2013

    Americans must demand civility from elected leaders

    To the Editor: Civility is a noun that can be defined as: “Formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech.” The rhetoric sur-rounding the consequences of sequestration may have been either blatantly exaggerated or disastrously ignored by elected officials.

  • Letters | March 04, 2013

    Nuss will serve with respect for differing points of view

    To the Editor: I have known Debbie Nuss for many years, and I am pleased to support her candidacy for the Manhattan City Commission.

  • Letters | February 28, 2013

    Forget compromise; our cost-cutting is long overdue

    To the Editor: I have a different view as concerns your Sunday piece on Sequestration. You lament the two political parties for political posturing,  “instead of scrambling for 11th-hour solutions that would involve compromises.” I say who needs compromise, at least now we have


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