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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 31, 2013

    Conservatism is best philosophy for city race

    To the Editor: While I subscribe to conservative political principles, I commend all candidates whose motive for serving is a commitment to their convictions. This election may be nonpartisan, but make no mistake, it is about political ideology, with three philosophies on display: liberalism, moderation

  • Letters | March 29, 2013

    Today let us remember suffering, death of Jesus

    To the Editor: The Friday before we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus is often a day of rain and without sunshine to chase the gloom away. Perhaps this is God’s way of reminding us of that day over 2,000 years ago when Jesus gave up

  • Letters | March 29, 2013

    School board should expect its actions to be questioned

    To the Editor: This is in regard to the story Thursday, “Dust-up over changes to teacher plan time.”

  • Letters | March 29, 2013

    Ball, Hogan will help steer city in the right direction

    To the Editor: With April 2 drawing upon us, it’s important to understand where we are at as a community. Increased taxes and debt are going to leave the future of Manhattan in dire need, and we must act now.

  • Letters | March 29, 2013

    Elect candidates who have walked the walk of service

    To the Editor: I sometimes hear that deciding who to vote for is too complicated. It needn’t be. We all know the truism, “Actions speak louder than words.” Four of the commission candidates are longtime residents, 20-45 years in the city, with a resume

  • Letters | March 29, 2013

    I’ll chose candidates whose focus is on Manhattan

    To the Editor: As the local election campaigns wind down once again it is easy to look at the headlines of the letters, look at the signatures and not the content, and 90 percent of the time think, “So what is so surprising about the endorse-ment?”

  • Letters | March 28, 2013

    Birdhouse acoustic concert Friday at MAC is special

    To the Editor: In one regard, it’s unfortunate that the upcoming Birdhouse acoustic concert March 29 at the Manhattan Arts Center will be competing for folks attending Good Friday services that evening. I’m a fairly regular churchgoer, but I’ve just got to hear

  • Letters | March 28, 2013

    Nuss won’t forget city’s many ‘invisible’ residents

    To the Editor: I strongly encourage you to vote for Debbie Nuss for City Commission. I have worked with Debbie over the years on projects designed to benefit our community, such as the ATA Bus. She is an outstanding candidate for several reasons. She has

  • Letters | March 28, 2013

    Let’s cut taxes, debt while maintaining social services

    To the Editor: I’d like to thank the Manhattan Mercury for giving me front-page publicity on the financing of my campaign in its article of 26 March! I would like to add some insight to what was mentioned in the article about my campaign finances

  • Letters | March 28, 2013

    Hudgins will be a diligent member of the school board

    To the Editor: I would like to encourage everyone to vote for Pat Hudgins for USD Board of Education. She is caring, dynamic and passionate about helping the students, faculty and staff in the district. I have known Pat for almost 20 years, and she shows

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