To the Editor: The city auditorium, stage and balcony were built by this community to honor the 101 Riley County servicemen who died in World War II and about 2,000 other county veterans who survived. The facility was named Peace Memorial Auditorium .
To the Editor: The Wednesday, August 28, edition of the Mercury contained an “I Wonder” article about the construction on Poyntz Avenue and the effect it would have on downtown parades..
To the Editor: Wow. The last two weekends of August certainly proved how wrong the decision of Parks and Recreation to close City and CiCo Park pools early was. Lesson learned?.
To the Editor: This week I visited with the new students to Kansas State University. Several thousand of them attended a pep rally at the “Family Stadium.” I shared with them my congratulations and my admiration for selecting Kansas State .
To the Editor: I attended the town hall meeting hosted last Friday by Rep. Tim Huelskamp and would like to comment about an answer he provided to one of the questions asked. The question focused on his introducing into the .
To the Editor: I just read in the Topeka Capital Journal about Bergman School’s completion of an ADA accessible playground. Great credit goes to Principal Lori Martin and all of the dedicated parents who believed in the project and .
To the editor: Following the Second World War, communities throughout the country deliberated on the type of memorials to build to honor those soldiers who served. On Sept. 12, 1945, the Kansas City Times wrote, “Any memorial must be one of utility, .
To the Editor: Well, here we go again. The paint’s barely dry on USD 383’s $97.5 million school bond con-struction and we have another school building crisis..
To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is accepting nominations for the Edith L. Stunkel Good Government Award. The award will be presented on Sunday, Sept. 15, in a program to be held from 2 to 4 p..
To the Editor: As our city commissioners do their best to serve all the people of Manhattan in the most money-saving way possible, the issue of the Peace Memorial Auditorium has arisen. It is suggested that “the people” be heard .
To The Editor: The WW II Veterans of Meadowlark Hills would like to go on record in support of renovating and modernizing Peace Memorial Auditorium, its stage and balcony— instead of using it for government offices..
To the Editor: Sept 8-14 is National Suicide Prevention Week and Sept. 10 is National Suicide Awareness Day. There will be educational events across the nation to raise awareness of the signs of suicide and encourage communities to engage in .
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