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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | February 07, 2013

    Sponsors, participants made ‘A Dress the Heart’ a success

    To the Editor: The ninth annual “A Dress the Heart” Gala was a huge success! Words cannot express the level of gratitude we must extend to the many businesses and members of the Manhattan community for their continued support and partnership.

  • Letters | February 06, 2013

    Thanks for the blessing; I’ll be happy to pass it on

    To the Editor: On Monday evening I ate my evening meal at our local Denny’s restaurant. As I was finishing, my waitress came to me and said that I didn’t have a check. She said that a young couple who had been in

  • Letters | February 06, 2013

    Support of ‘Souper Bowl’ is again greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Flint Hills Breadbasket and those whom we serve, we would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank You” to all of the individuals who so generously donated food and funds at our Souper Bowl col-lection at Dillons

  • Letters | February 04, 2013

    Colin Powell offers timely perspective on Obama

    To the Editor: In response to my good friend Art Loub’s request for a response to his column in the Manhattan Mercury, let me offer comments from an interview last fall with retired four-star Gen. Colin Powell, a former secretary of state under President

  • Letters | February 04, 2013

    Essay was long on hate but short on the facts

    To the Editor: This is in reference to the rancorous essay on your opinions page on Jan. 30.

  • Letters | February 03, 2013

    K-State’s legacy has deep roots in Florida

    To the Editor: Sesquicentennial kudos to the Manhattan Mercury for the Jan. 20 reprint of the Miami Herald article, “restoring the work of landscaping pioneer Henry Nehrling,” which highlights the valuable work of David Fair-child, the famous plant explorer, for whom the Fairchild Tropical Gardens in

  • Letters | February 03, 2013

    Newspapers in Education helps students understand

    To the Editor: I would like to thank The Manhattan Mercury and all those who help fund the Newspapers in Education program.

  • Letters | February 03, 2013

    Thank Huelskamp for fight against ‘sinister’ interests

    To the Editor: When the “farmer from Fowler — Tim Huelskamp —entered the dimly lit Washing-ton, D.C. Beltway two years ago, sinister and powerful interest groups waited to pounce.

  • Letters | February 01, 2013

    Do we want to keep fighting or work together?

    To the Editor: In Art Loub’s Jan. 30 letter, he made a reasonable request: “... maybe an informed Democrat or liberal in the Manhattan area can enlighten us gun-toting, Bible thumping, women-hating semi-literate dinosaur conservatives as to just what five things Obama did accomplish…”

  • Letters | January 31, 2013

    Topeka schools story filled with anti-gun hypocrisy

    To the Editor: Last Sunday, the Mercury printed the article, “Topeka schools’ police force says it wants more fire power.” When describing the guns the police wanted or already owned, the article used the words “semi-automatic” seven times, but when describing the guns that “bad


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