To the Editor: The art-deco bridge piers adjacent to the K-177 viaduct spanning the Kansas River near the Discovery Center were built in 1936. Those piers and bridge replaced a wooden bridge built in 1871 that survived the flood of 1903 but was destroyed by the flood of 1935.
To the Editor: The Manhattan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1786 was one of the organizations that provi-ded planning and leadership in the building of Peace Memorial Auditorium following World War II.
To the Editor: Westar Energy has asked the Kansas Corporation Commission for a raise. Why? After reading area business news, I saw an article on Westar. How greedy they all must be.
To the Editor: I enjoyed Bill Felber’s Off the Beat column in the Sunday, August 11, newspaper for several reasons.
To the Editor: A recent article in USA Today (Monday, July 29) noted a national problem with bridges and highways that need extensive repair or replace-ment.
To the Editor: I am writing to clarify some points made in a front-page article in the Wednesday, August 7, Mercury regarding the rezoning of the lots at 1021 and 1027 Thurston St.
To the Editor: Soon the school buses will be seen all over Manhattan as the new school year begins. As it has been for the last 17 years, so, too, the doors of the Beach Museum will open, and eager children will be shown the many
To the Editor: The poet Rod McKuen opens my favorite poem with the words, “I’ve been going a long time now and along the way I’ve learned some things.”
To the Editor: My husband, our one-month old daughter and I came to Manhattan nearly 27 years ago with his new job at KSU. We were young and very excited about our new life in Manhattan. At that time, we really did not look beyond that
To the Editor: We’ve all experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of customer service, especially in retail establishments. Recently I had an exceptional experience — off the charts, really — at Midland Medical Equipment here in Manhattan.
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