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Letters

  • Don’t miss this opportunity to voice your preferences

    To the Editor: As stated in Joan Strickler’s letter July 30, it is sad that only about 20 percent of the qualified voters in Riley County participate in primary elections. The primary election Tuesday is too crucial to miss because key .

  • Baseball Hall of Fame exceeded expectations

    To the Editor: This is in response to Steve Cameron’s column July 29 lambasting the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Hall of Fame induction ceremony this year, visit the museum in .

  • If your phone is ‘spoofed,’ file a complaint with the FCC

    To the Editor: My phone was “spoofed.” I recently answered my phone without checking caller ID, and it was a telemarketer. I hung up my phone and checked caller ID to see who was calling me. It showed my phone .

  • Gossage is the best choice in GOP insurance primary

    To the Editor: Kansans have a rare opportunity this primary election season to affect public policy. Many do not know that it was insurance commissioners who wrote the model language for the Affordable Care Act — Obama-care — which has caused drastic .

  • Thanks for helping to make Riley County Fair memorable

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Riley County Extension staff, thanks to all who helped make the Riley County Fair and Kaw Valley Rodeo a success in 2014. The Riley County Fair is always a good community gath-ering, and this .

  • Herspring ought to rein in partisan criticism of Obama

    To the Editor: I read with interest Professor Dale Herspring’s July 27 column dealing with U.S. foreign relations issues, and specifically what he calls America’s need for a genuine leader. His weekly columns in the Mercury bring insight .

  • Primaries are an important; please make yourself heard

    To the Editor: How sad it is that, generally, only 20 percent of the qualified voters in Riley County participate in primary elections. Primary elections are so important — they determine the choice of candidates you will have to select from in .

  • Writer needn’t go on and on about his dislike of Obama

    To the Editor: It is obvious that Art Loub does not like our president, Barack Obama or anything he does — we get it! Why doesn’t Mr. Loub just come out and say so rather than going on and on .

  • Thanks for helping make ‘Taste of the ‘Ville’ a success

    To the Editor: P.E.O. Chapter IL would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the 21 participating Aggieville restaurants and pubs (You know who you are!) for the generous donations of delicious food and beverages that helped to make .

  • Businesses should welcome breastfeeding mothers

    To the Editor: Kansas law states that “a mother may breastfeed in any place she has a right to be.” Breastfeeding Welcome Here, a Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition program, is a way for businesses to identify their establishments as friendly toward .

  • Thanks for making 94th city band season such fun

    To the Editor: What a great concert season we have had! The weather was exceptional, crowds very large and the band was spectacular! Thank you all for attending and supporting the band, and a very special thanks to all who .

  • McCain Performance Series has something for everyone

    To the Editor: The 2014-2015 McCain Performance Series is just around the corner, and what an amazing schedule it is! The season kicks off Friday, Sept. 5, with blues legend Buddy Guy. Other performances include Larry the Cable Guy, Straight No .


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