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  • Paid Endorsement: Independent judiciary vital; vote to retain local judges

    To the Editor: Every four years we are asked to vote to retain our local judges who serve Riley and Clay counties. Over that four-year period, literally thousands of disputes come before our judges in criminal cases, divorces, civil disputes, .

  • Enjoy yourself Sunday at Teen Town Reunion

    To the Editor: During the 1940s, ’50 and ’60s, the Manhattan Lions Club sponsored a dance and social activities called Teen Town on Friday nights for Manhattan and Luckey High School students. I attended Teen Town in the 1950s, and my .

  • Please remember to vote; it is easy and rewarding

    To the Editor: It’s time to vote! We’re now seeing much attention to the general election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 4.  And it is more important than ever that voters take the time to participate — and vote! Decisions .

  • Paid Endorsement: Carlin is properly concerned about state’s financial status

    To the Editor: A vote for Sydney Carlin is a vote for responsible decision-making in Kansas. She works cooperatively with other senators and representatives of both political parties to find reasonable and fair solutions to our problems. Sydney is a .

  • Paid Endorsement: Moderate Republicans have sound voting advice

    To the Editor: For too long, many of us have wondered where our moderate Republicans have gone. Thankfully, they are still alive, and many of them have become familiar with Paul Davis, a Democrat whom they endorse for governor. I .

  • Learn about youth volunteer opportunities

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Volunteer Center will host an orientation for youth ages 11-18 to learn about Youth Volunteer Corps. Parents are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hy-Vee (upper .

  • Revisit Teen Town and help support auditorium

    To the Editor: People of all ages — adults singles, couples and families — are invited to dance the hustle, twist, hokey pokey, the fox trot and the swing at the Teen Town Reunion and Dance this Sunday, Oct. 26. The event will .

  • Can K-State not continue investment in equestrian?

    To the Editor: I hope that K-State will be able to re-establish our equestrian program. As in every sport, these team members have worked hard to prepare for competition, have represented K-State in an outstanding manner and have contributed to .

  • Republicans, too, are targets of nasty campaign ads on TV

    To the Editor: I enjoyed reading a recent letter to the editor questioning the effectiveness of negative campaign mail sent by third party organizations. Personally I’ve been more irritated by hateful television advertisements that actually mention both the candidates .

  • Paid Endorsement: Kobach is doing his best to eliminate voter fraud

    To the Editor: Manhattan, don’t be fooled by letters like that in last Thursday’s Mercury by Nancy Twiss trying to demonize Kris Kobach. I Know Kris Kobach personally; he is maybe the most fair, honest, hardworking secretary of .

  • Believe whatever you want, but allow me to do the same

    To the Editor: Opinions are like noses; everybody has one. (Most of us have a lot more than just one, but you know what I mean.) Having grown up and lived most of my live around Kansas State University and .

  • Vicious political attacks can backfire on candidates

    To the Editor: I have received political hate mail attacking Paul Davis and Greg Orman, as many of your have also. It is paid for by outside groups like Americans for Prosperity and the Repub-lican Governors Association. Without saying so, .


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