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  • Young students welcome at KSU’s Beach Museum

    To the Editor: Soon the school buses will be seen all over Manhattan as the new school year begins. As it has been for the last 17 years, so, too, the doors of the Beach Museum will open, and eager children .

  • Steve’s Floral unmatched when it comes to weddings

    To the Editor: The poet Rod McKuen opens my favorite poem with the words, “I’ve been going a long time now and along the way I’ve learned some things.”.

  • There is much we will miss about this caring community

    To the Editor: My husband, our one-month old daughter and I came to Manhattan nearly 27 years ago with his new job at KSU. We were young and very excited about our new life in Manhattan. At that time, we really .

  • Midland Medical Equipment gave ‘off the charts’ service

    To the Editor: We’ve all experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of customer service, especially in retail establishments. Recently I had an exceptional experience — off the charts, really — at Midland Medical Equipment here in Manhattan..

  • I can’t believe I spent good time, money to see ‘RIPD’

    To the Editor: I’m 22, a recent college grad-uate and a soon-to-be high school teacher; my time and money are as sparse as you can imagine. I have frequented Seth Child Cinema probably hundreds of times with no complaints..

  • Help Homecare & Hospice celebrate 35th anniversary

    To the Editor: Homecare & Hospice is celebrating its 35th anniversary this August.  Since the organiza-tion’s founding in 1978, we as a community have witnessed the invaluable services it provides, as well as some exciting changes and events..

  • Dismantling auditorium, stage ought to be rethought

    To the Editor: Currently there are no all-ages venues in Aggieville or the Manhattan area. At any one time, there are 40 bands and other artists in the Riley County region..

  • Stand-your-ground laws give law-abiding a chance

    To the Editor: Just a passing comment on Nolan Carlson’s comments in Sunday’s edition of the Man-hattan Mercury on conflict reso-lution and the use of firearms. Dr Carlson states that stand-your-ground laws throw reasoning, understanding, negotiating and resolving .

  • Common sense can help avoid problems with guns

    To the Editor: There is a joke going around that before you say something bad about someone, you should walk a mile in his shoes. That way, if he gets upset, he’s a mile away and barefoot..

  • Court services officers fill variety of essential roles

    To the Editor: The week of July 21-27 is Probation, Parole and Com-munity Supervision Week. It’s a time to recognize the men and women who work on the front lines with probationers and parolees to hold them accountable for .

  • City auditorium is being renovated, not destroyed

    To the Editor: Please attend the Peace Memorial Auditorium renova-tion information session at 7 pm this Thursday at City Hall..

  • Manhattan Municipal Band grateful for all the support

    To the Editor: To the supporters of the 93rd Manhattan Municipal Band —thank you..


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