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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | November 18, 2012

    Consider standing, sitting zones for football stadium

    To the Editor: I read with interest two recent letters to the editor about fans standing at the KSU football games, as this has been an issue with me for some time. I LOVE attending the games — the atmosphere, the crowds, the cheering, the excitement —

  • Letters | November 15, 2012

    UT fans’ story from 2010 reflects well on K-Staters

    To the Editor: I come from a long line of KSU alums and just had to pass along this recent conversation with a University of Texas fan.

  • Letters | November 15, 2012

    Wildcat football family grateful for warm welcome

    To the Editor: A very special thank you to Frank Tracz, his staff, his band members and the students who braved the cold and rain at 2 a.m. Sunday to welcome the team back from Texas at the “family” stadium. Their loyal and caring support

  • Letters | November 15, 2012

    Could KSU adjust for fans who can’t stay standing?

    To the Editor: I have gone to K-State football games since 1953, and I love K-State.

  • Letters | November 14, 2012

    Senior Center was a superb host for military exhibits

    To the Editor: During the recent Veterans Appreciation Week (Nov. 5-10), we were able for the sixth time to display our military memorabilia at the Riley County Seniors Service Center. We would like to thank Jamie Ramsey and her assistant, Susan Peterson, and loyal staff

  • Letters | November 13, 2012

    Bigoted voters must learn to respect everyone’s rights

    To the Editor: Since the election that President Barack Obama won, overwhelmingly with the Elect-oral College and with almost 3 million more certified votes than his Republican opponent, there has been a plethora of reports of increased gun sales, the overstocking of home supplies and cries

  • Letters | November 11, 2012

    My purse is safe, thanks to God, saints and friends

    To the Editor: “Haste made waste!” To make a long story short, I would like to publicly thank my friend Linda Ide and her friend Patti Ballowe for risking their lives and limbs to retrieve my purse and scoop up its contents from off of

  • Letters | November 11, 2012

    Volunteers who deliver meals provide a vital service

    To the Editor: The article in Monday’s Mercury featuring Anita Taylor, head cook at the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center, did a nice job of highlighting the senior meals program administered by the North Central Flint Hills Area Agency on Aging.

  • Letters | November 11, 2012

    Medical-surgical nurses are greatly appreciated

    To the Editor: Medical-surgical nurses focus every day on caring compassionately for patients and families. The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses has designated a special week to highlight these nurses. Mercy Regional Health Center participated Nov. 1-7 in a national celebration of medical-surgical nurses during Medical-Surgical

  • Letters | November 08, 2012

    Enjoy parade, ceremony to honor, celebrate veterans

    The Flint Hills Veterans Coalition would like to invite everyone to attend our Veterans Day Parade and ceremonies tomorrow. Our theme, “Treasure Your Freedom — Honor Our Veterans,” is a reminder of the sacrifices made by our men and women to give us the freedom we


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