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Letters

  • 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..

  • Raise the American flag in Bluemont roundabout

    To the Editor: I question why the City of Manhattan would consider placing a statue of a Potawatomi Native American at the top of the Bluemont Street roundabout that some people do not want..

  • Manhattan is a welcoming place for exchange students

    To the Editor: I, Katarina Zdolsek, left Sweden 10 months ago. I have spent a wonderful time here as an AFS exchange student. At first I didn’t want to come. The thought of being in a foreign family did not .

  • Mercury erred in running ‘anti-university screed’

    To the Editor: The Mercury should be ashamed of itself for reprinting obvious junk journalism like the editorial from the Livingston County, Mich., Daily Press and Argus on Monday, July 8..

  • Many contributed to success of Solar Kiwanis fundraiser

    To the Editor: The Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan thanks all of those who shared pancakes, sausage and eggs with us the morning of July 4 at Pottorf Hall. In an era of fiscal constraints at all levels of government, more .

  • Pack Wells Arena for ‘Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo’

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s seventh annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, July 26, in CiCo Park. The event honors people who have faced breast cancer and other cancers, and .

  • Americans must not take God’s blessings for granted

    To the Editor: What a blessing it was to open the Manhattan Mercury on the Fourth of July and see in large colorful letters the words, “In God We Trust.”.

  • KSU might cap enrollment but president gets a raise?

    To the Editor: I read recently that because of a shortage of money, some students may not be allowed to attend Kansas State University next year. Some families of these young people have perhaps paid taxes in Kansas for several .

  • The hardest part is leaving friends you won’t see again

    To the Editor: Hello! My name is Thora Omarsdottir, and I’m an ex-change student from Iceland. Last August I arrived here with no expectations or any idea what was about to happen in the next 10 months. I was both .

  • Manhattan has become Norwegian’s second home

    To the Editor: Hey, my name is Jakob Borgen and I have been an exchange student in Manhattan through the AFS exchange program since Aug, 10, 2012. Now you have learned something about me, but what have I learned from you? So .

  • Randolph was a great place to spend an exchange year

    To the Editor: My name is Felix Tsigos; for the past school year, I was an exchange student with AFS. I attended Blue Valley High School in Randolph while living with the Todd and Sally Olson family outside Olsburg..


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