To t he Editor: I listened Friday morning about the landings at Omaha Beach and the role of Gen. Dwight Eisenhower. I was drafted in September 1945. While serving in Panama in a controlled harbor mine unit, I had the honor .
To the Editor: We’ve raised $47,750 in donations and pledges toward our goal of $50,000 for the “Manhat-tan Welcomes You” sign for the east bridge pier. We have re-ceived 118 donations from individuals, couples and businesses, all of whom will have their .
To the Editor: I have been watching and reading about sexual assaults in the military, in high schools and in so many colleges. They’re happening in Harvard, at K-State and all over our country. I was watching television and .
To the Editor: I applaud the Mercury for covering the Honor Flight from Wamego and the faculty of Wamego High School for the organization of the veterans’ flight to Washington, D.C., on May 28, I, too, have been privileged to .
To the Editor: The Brownback ideology has taken down one more service to low-income families of Kansas: Planned Parenthood. The organization is having to close the Hays health center in order to save clinics in Wichita because federal family planning .
To the Editor: On behalf of the Boys & Girls Club, I want to share some changes that are occurring beginning this fall which will affect our families. Recently, the Board of Directors approved an increased program fee effective in .
Vacant motel rooms aren’t so hard to explain To the Editor: I recently read that hotel and motel owners in Manhattan are concerned about their falling occupancy rates. Have they considered that perhaps the fact that the number of .
To the Editor: In November 2012, the local chapter of the National Honor Society established Kansas Honor Flight-Wamego High School as a recognized hub of the Honor Flight Network centered in Springfield, Ohio. The mission of the organization is to fly .
To the Editor: It appears that sometime after 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, in City Hall, Manhattan’s city commissioners will discuss and maybe vote on two big issues. One is the almost $2 million in new Parks and Recreation office space .
To the Editor: The Obama administration has taken obfuscation of the truth and reality to the pinnacle of deceit. Cyberspying has now become an international crime, and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder puts violators on a “Most Wanted” list .
To the Editor: This Memorial Day, let us remember not only the soldiers fallen on the battlefield but those wounded who wait in long, endless lines without help and without hope in various Veterans Administration hospitals. My father was wounded .
To the Editor: “Give My Regards to Broad-way,” presented as a benefit concert for restoration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, a living memorial to honor the 101 Riley County veterans who died during World War II, was a great success. A big .
Subscribers can access a list of local public employees' 2014 pay records.
Get the latest news, weather and sports updates from The Mercury sent to your phone.
You can download and print: