Letters

  • 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..

  • Mercury performs valuable services to the community

    To the Editor: With much of America in gridlock, everyone carrying guns, wages stagnant for some time now and one out of five children going to bed hungry every night, it is difficult to know what is needed to turn .

  • Urge city to reconsider plans for city auditorium

    To the Editor: Long ago the citizens of Manhattan worked together to create the city’s Peace Memorial Auditorium as a World War II memorial. The League of Women Voters of Manhattan-Riley County was active in the process, and its .

  • Morning Star grateful for valuable contributions

    To the Editor: Morning Star Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organiza-tion in Manhattan, would like to thank the following grant makers whose generosity has enabled Morning Star Inc. to provide better services for its service recipients during its most recent .

  • Residents’ generosity really does make a big difference

    To the Editor: I need to take the time and opportunity to thank the fine citizens and businesses of the City of Manhattan..

  • There’s no such thing as a lightly traveled street

    To the Editor: In Thursday’s editorial, you wrote, “The blessing of most streets is that they get little traffic and hold up well.” You have heard about the hazards of building a house on sand. Try building a street .

  • Huelskamp ought to think before he opens his mouth

    To the Editor: Tim Huelskamp, our repre-sentative in Congress, should sometimes think before he speaks..

  • Rodeo association planning annual Special Needs Rodeo

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association will be sponsoring the 20th annual Kaw Valley Special Rodeo for children with special needs..

  • Two assistant managers essential to city services

    To the Editor: In a recent “I Wonder” column, the question was posed regarding the need for two assistant city managers for the City of Manhattan. The Mercury’s response was informative and clear..


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