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Opinion - Letters

  • 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

  • Letters | November 08, 2012

    Thanks for listening, and support, during campaign

    To the Editor: I wanted to write to you today and say thank you to all who helped our campaign in this election. Words cannot express the gratitude I have to all those who walked with us, who gave of their time to help in

  • Letters | November 08, 2012

    Beef’s ‘carbon footprint’ is small and getting smaller

    To the Editor: U.S. beef production and consumption minimally affect climate change.

  • Letters | November 07, 2012

    Join Veterans for Peace for Veterans Day Parade

    To the Editor: If you’d like to honor those who serve (but not endorse ever-burgeoning war spending), and if you mourn 18 U.S. veteran suicides every day as we do, then join Veterans for Peace at 8:30 a.m. this Friday, Nov. 9, in the Sears

  • Letters | November 07, 2012

    Beef industry is addressing concerns about emissions

    To the Editor                                                       The beef industry is doing it part to reduce emissions. The beef industry is made

  • Letters | November 07, 2012

    Big Brothers Big Sisters grateful for tourney support

    To the Editor: On behalf of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manhattan, I would like to publicly thank Denny Woods of the Manhattan Country Club for recent support of our youth. Mr. Woods, Pro-Am golfers and local sponsors annually support Big Brothers big Sisters with


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