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Letters

  • Enjoy holiday pancakes and help us help local youth

    To the Editor: The Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan has held a Fourth of July Pancake Feed in conjunction with Thunder Over Manhattan and its predecessors for the past 15 years. Unfortunately, there will be no thunder Over Manhattan fire-works show .

  • Genealogical updates help people in family searches

    To the Editor: The Riley County Genealogical Society has recently digitized its library card catalog. If you are interested in researching your family history, we have a wealth of resources for you. All our information is now searchable online on .

  • Renewed interest in dealing with Wildcat Creek welcome

    To the Editor: I am very encouraged by the recent articles in the Mercury and Wednesday’s editorial about Wildcat Creek. My home is on Wildcat Creek, and although I live high on a bank on the north side of .

  • Absence of fireworks show is a major disappointment

    To the Editor: I want to shame my City of Manhattan. You dropped the ball this year when it comes to the Fourth of July. Not only did you not foot the bill for the fireworks this year, but failed .

  • Officials should work toward solution for Wildcat Creek

    To the editor: Your recent editorial on Wildcat Creek pointed out a matter of importance to all of us in and near Manhattan — namely, the management of this wonderful natural resource (Wildcat Creek) or, more to the point, our failure .

  • Native American mascots are inaccurate stereotypes

    To the Editor: I’m Mike Ford. I attended Northview Elementary, Manhattan Jr. High and Manhattan High School between 1981-1986. I’m a Choctaw/Biloxi descendant. I’m also a person who marched at Arrowhead Stadium in 2005 protesting the Redskins .

  • ‘One of the best experiences of my life’

    To the Editor: Hola! I wanted to share with you a little story. My name is Tomas Nocetti and I am an exchange student from Argentina. This story begins with a 17-year-old boy who decided to apply for a scholarship .

  • Year in Manhattan has been awesome

    To the Editor: Hi! My name is Pablo, and I’m an exchange student from Spain. I’ve been here for almost 10 months, and I have barely two weeks to enjoy myself before it’s time to go back. When .

  • Thanks, Manhattan, ‘for the best year of my life’

    To the Editor: I am an exchange student from a city on the coast of Spain. The first thing everyone asks me when I tell them I am from Europe is, “Why did you come here?” I never really knew .

  • When I’m home, I will miss America’s wonderful people

    To the Editor: My name is Andy Grenier; I’m an AFS exchange student from France. I have lived for 10 months in Manhattan. I lived with the Levin family for the first six months of my stay in this amazing .

  • Huelskamp’s health care honor speaks volumes

    To the Editor: First Congressional District Rep. Tim Huelskamp received the “Champion of Health Care Innovative Award,” in April from one of the nation’s leading health care lobbying front groups, the Health Care Lead-ership Council (HCL). The group’s .

  • Learn about the upcoming bike ride to fight MS and and enjoy free pizza

    To the Editor: An information meeting regarding the annual Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Bike Ride will be held at A.J.’s Pizzeria, 301 Poyntz Ave., at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 19. All bicycle riders, regardless of skill, are welcome. We will describe .


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