Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 14, 2013

    Elect Ball, Strawn, Hogan to the City Commission

    To the Editor: The central issue in the April city election is the cost of living in Manhattan. We need com-missioners who will take a holistic view and drive down the debt. Let us elect some people with a bit of business sense that will

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Development threatens Rock Springs Ranch

    To the Editor: The Kansas Preservation Alliance recently added the Water Wheel Ranch House at Rock Springs Ranch to the state’s Endangered Historic Places list.

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Summer program geared to children with autism

    To the Editor: It has become cliché to say it takes a village to raise a child, but for families who are raising a child with an autism-spectrum disorder, it is oh so true. A key component in helping children with autism learn appropriate social

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Nuss will add necessary balance to City Commission

    To the Editor: Public officials are elected to represent the people. In a con-stitutional republic, the views of the majority are tempered. The make-up of the current Man-hattan City Commission fails to represent the views of many residents of Manhattan. Debbie Nuss has the experience

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Ball is the correct choice

    To the Editor: Thirty years as a highly accomplished leader and executive manager with tech-nical, operation management experience proves that John Ball is the correct choice.

  • Letters | March 08, 2013

    Where is news coverage of 2A basketball tourneys?

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Mercury has done it again. The 2013 State High School Class 2A Basketball Championship Tournaments are this week in Bramlage Coliseum. Why doesn’t the Mercury write a report on the schools attending? Even printing the names of the schools participating

  • Letters | March 08, 2013

    Brownback’s tax plans will hurt many Kansans

    To the Editor: Who are the 15 percent who don’t know if they oppose zero income tax and the 11 percent who aren’t sure about the governor’s performance? These are numbers from a recent survey showing that 48 percent oppose zero income tax and 52 percent

  • Letters | March 08, 2013

    Elect McCulloh to commission

    To the Editor: Please vote for Karen Mc-Culloh for city commissioner. She knows Manhattan well, having served as mayor and chair of the Riley County Commission.

  • Letters | March 07, 2013

    Volunteers were essential to library’s book sale success

    To the Editor: We would like to express our sincere appreciation to all the people who helped make the Manhattan Public Library’s book sale a tremendous success.

  • Letters | March 07, 2013

    Story behind ‘Resilience’ is arts leadership at KSU

    To the Editor: The article headlined “Inter-preting Resilience” in last Sun-day’s Arts & Leisure section of the Manhattan Mercury was much appreciated. “Human Kind: What Does it Mean to be Resilient?” the careful and poignant work by the Joe Goode Performance Group, took modern

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