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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | February 28, 2013

    Nuss has worked for years to improve Manhattan

    To the Editor: Deb Nuss is a knowledgeable, practical person who has worked many years and in many ways to improve Manhattan. I support her.

  • Letters | February 27, 2013

    Nuss knows our community and will serve it superbly

    To the Editor: When you vote for city commissioners this spring, choose someone who has spent years in Manhattan and has a thorough knowledge of the people, politics and problems we face as a community.

  • Letters | February 27, 2013

    Learn about the candidates, take responsibility and vote

    Some candidates’ letters disturb me greatly. One candidate for City Commission says “I’m a nice person, had jobs where I’m in command and I’ve served on many boards.” Nothing about beliefs, what Manhattan needs or helping people who live here.  Since

  • Letters | February 26, 2013

    MHS’s nine state BPA entrants deserved better

    To the Editor: Nine Manhattan High School students had prepared for a year to compete at the State Business Professionals of America con-ference last week in Wichita.

  • Letters | February 25, 2013

    Legislators must reject preposterous proposals

    To the Editor: Several bills now being considered by our state Legis-lature are stunning in their breadth, ignorance and rejection of important moral values.

  • Letters | February 25, 2013

    Adopting children in need would be a productive move

    To the Editor: Ms. Ward’s letter of Feb. 20 cites Rally for Life marches in Kansas and in our nation’s capital. The number of participants was estimated at 702,500, and even that number may be conservative.

  • Letters | February 24, 2013

    Even legal abortions cause physical, emotional issues

    To the Editor: I read with interest the recent letter from Marie Peterson, “State abortion efforts likely to increase suffering and deaths.”

  • Letters | February 24, 2013

    Super Bowl ad should say, ‘And God Made a Mexican’

    To the Editor: Dodge Ram’s Super Bowl ad, “And God Made a Farmer,” captured more attention and touched more hearts — old and young, urban and rural — than any of the other multi-million dollar commercials.

  • Letters | February 21, 2013

    Community should do more to meet needs of homeless

    To the Editor: I saw a short article in the Mercury recently about the overload of seniors to the Wichita homeless shelter. So I went to our Manhattan Emer-gency Shelter (MESI) to see if there was any increase of senior citizen homelessness here in Manhattan.

  • Letters | February 21, 2013

    Time has come to allow liquor sales at grocery stores

    To the Editor: My name is Nate Swalley. I am a resident of Manhattan and am currently the store director for Hy-Vee at 601 Third Place. Hy-Vee has been a part of the Manhattan community for over three years.


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