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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    With small schools, a single low score skews the data

    To the Editor: In the Manhattan Mercury on August 28, an article was printed titled, “How they scored.” The article was on how area schools performed on the ACT. I did not send data for the article because I was unsure how scores were going to

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    NDSU fans treated superbly during visit for K-State game

    To the Editor: We traveled from Fargo to Manhattan for the North Dakota State-K-State football game on August 30. What a terrific experience we had, and it was not all due to the outcome of the game.

  • Letters | September 09, 2013

    Matta and Butler should quit adolescent behavior

    To the Editor: At the next City Commission meeting, may I suggest that Commissioners John Matta and Wynn Butler stop rolling their eyes, passing notes, smirking and instead listen to everyone politely?

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    KSU fans make alumnus in North Dakota proud

    To the Editor: I am a KSU grad living in Fargo, North Dakota. Two of my Fargo acquaintances related the following scenarios upon re-turning from the Cat-Bison football game in Manhattan.

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    We ought to try harder to understand one another

    To the Editor: Because September is Suicide Awareness month, I felt I should send you this.

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws cast conflict resolution aside

    To the Editor: Years ago I was a counselor in two public schools for kindergarten through fifth grade.  It was a wonderful job because no matter how hokey I was with classroom presentations on topics ranging from combatting drugs and preventing bullying to manners

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    God and guardian angels were on duty on June 18

    God and guardian angels were on duty on June 18 To the Editor: Monday afternoon, June 17, I called Mike’s Wrecker Service (David Motley) for a jump-start for my car battery in the Saintt Thomas More Church parking lot. Tuesday morning, June 18, the car started fine.

  • Letters | September 08, 2013

    Visit the Cancer Education Booth at the State Fair

    To the Editor: It is State Fair time again. I’ll be heading there for the great attractions, the food and friends, but also top on my list is a visit to the Hutchinson Clinic and the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Cancer Education Booth.

  • Letters | September 05, 2013

    Huelskamp should set his personal views aside

    To the Editor: This is a follow-up to the town hall meeting with Rep. Tim Huelskamp and the letter to the editor from Karl Kramer.

  • Letters | September 05, 2013

    Thoughts on the salaries of university administrators

    To the Editor: Sometimes an alternative view helps put existing institutional structures in a new light. The mission of a public university is not to create a bureaucracy of high-paid administrators. Citizens expect that the university will be a place where most employees are directly


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