To the Editor: How would you describe the people of Manhattan to a stranger? “They put on their purple and rush to fill the stadium?” No. this is about the community of Manhattan. Its vigorous support, or lack of it, is measured in how many
To the Editor: Are you someone who enjoys traveling with your camper or rig? If so, you might be interested in joining a camping club, the Konza Kampers. This club gets together once a month, usually the second weekend, for six campouts in the warmer
To the Editor: On April 2, the residents of Manhattan will vote to fill three of the five seats on the City Commission, the governing board of the City of Manhattan. These five people will decide what amount of property tax money you will pay to
To the Editor: The interwoven subjects of budget and taxes I believe should be considered as a whole-state picture — including the state’s needs — and that taxes are an insurance policy funded by all to meet various particular needs.
To the Editor: We are very fortunate to have Debbie Nuss as a candidate for the Manhattan City Commission.
To the Editor: An article in the Feb. 4 Manhattan Mercury reports that Tony Powell was to be sworn in to the Kansas Court of Appeals this week. Powell, appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback, was a leader among anti-abortion Republicans while he was in the Legislature.
To the Editor: The ninth annual “A Dress the Heart” Gala was a huge success! Words cannot express the level of gratitude we must extend to the many businesses and members of the Manhattan community for their continued support and partnership.
To the Editor: On Monday evening I ate my evening meal at our local Denny’s restaurant. As I was finishing, my waitress came to me and said that I didn’t have a check. She said that a young couple who had been in
To the Editor: On behalf of the Flint Hills Breadbasket and those whom we serve, we would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank You” to all of the individuals who so generously donated food and funds at our Souper Bowl col-lection at Dillons
To the Editor: In response to my good friend Art Loub’s request for a response to his column in the Manhattan Mercury, let me offer comments from an interview last fall with retired four-star Gen. Colin Powell, a former secretary of state under President
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