Letters

  • MATC, local firms integral to SkillsUSA competition

    To the Editor: We are so fortunate in the state of Kansas to have able and capable young men and women who want jobs and truly want to work. This was evident on April 18 when Manhattan Area Technical College hosted .

  • Letter carriers grateful for support of food drive

    To the Editor: On Saturday, May 10, Branch 1018 of the National Association of Letter Carriers conducted our annual food drive. As we delivered our mail, we collected food donations along our routes and brought them to the Flint Hills Breadbasket for .

  • We should all do our best and encourage one another

    To the Editor: One of my dad’s favorite sayings was, “Do the best you can with what you have and be proud of it.” The thing to keep in mind, and very hard to really understand, is that one .

  • Take a lesson from me; don’t take ‘Microsoft’s’ call

    To the Editor: Last Tuesday, I received a phone call from “Microsoft” saying it had detected a virus in my computer. The woman calling said I should press certain keys to allow them to show me the virus. I did. .

  • Many with mental health disorders do not get help

    To the Editor: I am writing as a member of the Pawnee Mental Health Services Board of Directors representing Riley County. May is National Mental Health Month. Pawnee has been providing mental health services for over 57 years to members of .

  • Volunteers key to success of Kansas Sampler Festival

    To the Editor: What a weekend! Thank you to the more than 250 people who volunteered to help with the 25th annual Kansas Sampler Festival in Wamego. Thank you to the elected officials, members of the clergy, teachers, retirees, business owners, .

  • Pledge should hold meaning for person repeating it

    To the Editor: I might agree that the “Pledge of Allegiance is said far too often,” as a headline above a column on Page C8 in Sunday’s Manhattan Mercury stated, but only because it makes it become a hollow .

  • Full disclosure helps prevent anonymous manipulation

    To The Editor: The Mercury is to be applauded for its editorial stance opposing limits on funding of campaigns coupled with full disclosure of contributors. While I disagree with the Supreme Court’s finding that money equals speech, that is .

  • It’s a good time to form a team for Relay for Life

    To the Editor: I know far too many people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Chances are, you know some too. That’s why I’m taking action against cancer by supporting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life .

  • Enjoy evening of music at Peace Memorial Auditorium

    To the Editor: The Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance, in partnership with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a music fraternity at Kansas State University, will present the program, “American Music Spectacular,” on the stage of Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Ave., Wednesday, .

  • NBAF and football program don’t boost KSU academics

    To the Editor: As described in the Wednesday, April 30, edition of the Mercury, Kansas State University President Schulz has asked for Manhattan community support as the university expands. That will be good for the planned renovations of the veterinary school .

  • Brownback will one day rue the harm he has done

    To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback may become the most flawed, tragic and Faust-like character in Kansas political history. His ambition to become his party’s presidential nominee in 2016 has resulted in his selling his political soul to the Dark .


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