Letters

  • 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..

  • 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 .


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