Letters

  • Felber’s columns and other contributions will be missed

    To the Editor: I enjoyed Bill Felber’s Off the Beat column in the Sunday, August 11, newspaper for several reasons..

  • Kansas should invest more in infrastructure

    To the Editor: A recent article in USA Today (Monday, July 29) noted a national problem with bridges and highways that need extensive repair or replace-ment..

  • Volunteers on civic boards deserve our appreciation

    To the Editor: I am writing to clarify some points made in a front-page article in the Wednesday, August 7, Mercury regarding the rezoning of the lots at 1021 and 1027 Thurston St..

  • 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..


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