To the Editor: The sky is falling! The sky is falling! At least Dale Herspring believes so. Time chose Pope Francis as Person of the Year. I nominate Mr. Herspring as Mr. Gullible of the Year. In his column of .
To the Editor: Two thousand years ago, someone said (according to the King James Bible) that we should worry about the beam in our own eyes and not the mote in someone else’s. In the song, “Get Over It,” .
To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to the Manhattan community for its support of the fourth annual “Keep the Drive Alive” blood drive, held Nov. 21-22 in memory of our son, Kevin Coffey. Thanks to the .
To the Editor: Bill O’Reilly called Nelson Mandela a communist after hearing of his death. With one slap of a single word, O’Reilly meant to derail all of the praise and sorrow that was pouring in from all .
To the Editor: On Wednesday 11 December, The Mercury published yet another editorial illustration lampooning the American T.E.A. Party movement, this time from liberal cartoonist Gary Markstein. Considering that the T.E.A. Party at-large is the one group .
To the Editor: In the Mercury on Sunday, Dec. 1, a headline reads, “Big holiday tree shines in Little Apple.” Many of my friends are asking the same questions: Which holiday does this beautiful lighted tree represent? Are the secular progressives .
To the Editor Will the city’s Parks and Recreation Department become privatized soon? After a Dec. 10 presentation to city commis-sioners by Sports Facility Advisory LLC, of Clearwater Fla., it would seem that many of the decisions normally made by .
To the Editor: The Manhattan East Bridge Pier Project has now reached its first goal of raising $20,000, with the help of 85 donations. We also have received confirmation from our anonymous donor that a matching $20,000 donation will be made in early .
To the Editor: This fall I attended a high school football game on a crisp Friday night in central Kansas. I was there early enough to watch the players warm up, the band practice and school officials try to stop .
To the Editor: Our community has suffered a great loss. Charlie Hostetler was a true statesman and gentleman. He was a funny, loving, selfless man who was a true community pillar. Charlie selflessly gave to his community financially, .
To the Editor: Did you know that Kansas is one of only nine states that impose a fee, which Kansas courts have declared a tax, on purchasers of real estate when they take out a loan to finance that purchase? .
To the Editor: This Saturday, Dec. 14, is the Manhattan Kiwanis Club’s 63rd consecutive pancake feed at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. In addition, our holiday silent auction will be available for Christmas shopping or for satisfying wants. Members enjoy .
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