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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 22, 2013

    A vote for Usha Reddi for City Commission

    To the Editor: I endorse Usha Reddi for City Commission.

  • Letters | March 21, 2013

    Strawn’s ‘litmus test’ lives; reject him and his ‘cohorts’

    To The Editor: Mr. Bob Strawn’s letter in the March 13 Mercury attacking my statement that he believes in a litmus test for candidates was very enlightening in terms of how he would serve us as a city commissioner if elected:

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Sponsors, volunteers helped youth mowing clinic succeed

    To the Editor: The annual youth lawn mowing clinic was held March 12 at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This is put on by KSU Riley County Extension and the Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Nuss, an outstanding leader, can handle city’s challenges

    To the Editor: If you support economic growth and development, regional coop-eration, efficient and competent government and a high quality of life in Manhattan, then we urge you to vote for Debbie Nuss in this April’s Manhattan City Commission election.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Strawn has shown reason, decorum, common sense

    To the Editor: Bob Strawn has served us well in the past and will do so again. As mayor, he dealt tirelessly with very controversial issues during his four-year term, bringing  common sense, decorum  and reason to the table.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Reject landlords’ choices; elect Nuss, McCulloh, Reddi

    To the Editor: The Mercury Landlords Association financially backed a couple City Commission candi-dates who constantly talk about lowering property taxes to “help fixed-income senior citizens” — a political deception. The biggest beneficiaries of lower property taxes are rental property owners (like us), not seniors.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    For the best commission, elect McCulloh, Nuss, Reddi

    To the Editor: Manhattan deserves the best! Please join us in voting for Karen McCulloh, Debbie Nuss and Usha Reddi for City Commission.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Budget-cutting candidates will weaken key services

    To the Editor: The pride of Manhattan is our excellent police force, schools and library. Do you want to elect candidates for City Commission who will cut the budgets for the RCPD and the public library?

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Nuss deserves the votes of civic-minded residents

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, I was one of the people who marched alongside Deb Nuss in the Real Saint Patrick’s Day Parade through Aggieville.

  • Letters | March 19, 2013

    McCulloh knows how to confront pressing issues

    To the Editor: Karen McCulloh has served in elected positions in recent years. During all that time, she has demonstrated her great ability to hit quickly upon solutions to pressing problems. Clearly, we ought to support such an outstanding member of our community who has


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