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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | January 10, 2013

    Alumni Association elated by support of Wildcat fans

    To the Editor: On behalf of the K-State Alumni Association Board of Directors and staff, I want to share our heartfelt appreciation to the Manhattan community for your overwhelming support of the university and our Wildcat football team.

  • Letters | January 10, 2013

    There is no easy solution to issue of ‘gun violence’

    To the Editor: It has been said that for every difficult problem there is a simple, easy and wrong solution. In many cases of modern life, this holds true. In no case in America is this more true than the problem with what is called “

  • Letters | January 09, 2013

    Riley County jury summonses wasted on Pott Countians

    To the Editor: My family lived within the city limits of Manhattan in Riley County for nine years. In those nine years, none of us was ever called for jury duty. In 2000, we moved to Blue Township in Pottawatomie County. We still have a Manhattan

  • Letters | January 09, 2013

    Wildcat fans are welcome in Arizona anytime

    To the Editor: Gracious and friendly. These are just a few words that help describe the wonderful influx of Kansas visitors to Arizona last week.

  • Letters | January 08, 2013

    Next time it snows, don’t just admire it; get out in it

    To the Editor: For the past couple of days, I have been cross-country skiing on our pasture road. The snow has been perfect — light, fluffy and not deep.

  • Letters | January 08, 2013

    To everyone who put money in the bucket, thanks

    To the Editor: I was privileged and blessed to be able to ring the bell for the Salvation Army on Dec. 22 at HyVee. My schedule was to ring the bell from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Arriving early, I began ringing the bell about 9:30 a.

  • Letters | January 08, 2013

    RCPD’s vigilance is much appreciated

    To the Editor: I want to publicly send my thanks to the Riley County Police Department. We recently had some thugs break into and steal several thousand dollars of inventory from Grand Slam Sports, which is very close to my business.

  • Letters | January 03, 2013

    Colorado mountains offer a beautiful drive to Phoenix

    To the Editor: Regarding Bill Felber’s article Sunday on three routes to the Fiesta Bowl… I have driven all those routes, and they are as described. I have driven over the rim route from Heber to Payson many times in winter with no problems.

  • Letters | January 03, 2013

    Tindal Orthotics, Prosthetics is an asset for Manhattan

    To the Editor: I am writing to congratulate your city on a remarkable business there — Tindal Ortho-tics and Prosthetics on Kimball Avenue. Following a CVA, I was in need of an orthotic. I used a company in Manhattan to make me an orthotic soon after

  • Letters | January 02, 2013

    We should long appreciate Barton-Dobenin’s legacy

    To the Editor: The only royalty I ever knew, or interviewed for that matter, was Joseph Barton-Dobenin, a longtime K-State professor of management who passed on Dec. 19. The Mercury printed his obituary on Dec. 28, and I will add some fascinating details about this former Czech


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