Sunday, April 26, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | September 19, 2012

    Carlin works tirelessly to help her constituents

    To the Editor: Rep. Sydney Carlin works for the welfare of our citizens, community and state in the Kansas House of Representatives.

  • Letters | September 18, 2012

    Writers should have to pay for letters offering ‘schlock’

    To the Editor: I have just read another letter to the editor complaining about the Mercury’s new policy to charge 15 cents per word for political ads disguised as letters to the editor.

  • Letters | September 18, 2012

    School Fitness Challenge will be fun for everyone

    To the Editor: This Saturday at Anneberg Park, the Manhattan Cross Country Club will host the largest kids-only running event in the state. The Body First School Fitness Challenge will award $10,000 to area schools based on their students’ participation.

  • Letters | September 15, 2012

    Board seeks patrons’ views on key topics coming up

    To the Editor: I’m writing to encourage citizens in Manhattan and Ogden to pay close attention to the USD 383 Board of Education’s meeting schedule.

  • Letters | September 15, 2012

    Exercise of free speech now costs… 15 cents a word

    To the Editor: In this election season the Manhattan Mercury has a different look.

  • Letters | September 15, 2012

    Thanks for helping Harley group raise money for MDA

    To the Editor: Harley Owners Group No. 1508, of Junction City, would like to thank the following businesses, participants and groups that participated in the 2012 MDA fundraising events Aug. 25 and 26 at City Cycle Sales in Junction City. We also offer thanks to each individual from the

  • Letters | September 15, 2012

    Brownback has done great damage to Kansas

    To the Editor: Sam Brownback is a very reactionary governor. He has vetoed funds for the arts, effectively cutting Kansas arts programs off from federal funds.

  • Letters | September 15, 2012

    Fly U.S. flags with pride during Constitution Week

    To the Editor: Constitution Week is Sept. 17-23. In 1955, the Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress to dedicate this week in September as the annual observance of the U.S. Constitution. It was adopted by Congress and signed into Public Law 915 on Aug. 2, 1956, by

  • Letters | September 13, 2012

    Come out and enjoy Band Day Parade Saturday

    To the Editor: As director of the K-State Marching Band, I’d like to invite all to attend the annual Band Day Parade this Saturday at 1 p.m. The parade will begin in Aggieville, turn right at 11th Street, turn left on Poyntz Avenue and

  • Letters | September 13, 2012

    Too many of us disregard military’s sacrifices in wars

    To the Editor: Hidden on Page A7 of Sunday’s Manhattan Mercury is an article with a headline that reads, “After 11 years in Afghanistan, U.S. troops’ deaths don’t evoke a sense of shared loss.” Does this anger or shame any of us?


Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | The Manhattan Mercury, 318 North 5th Street, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502 | Copyright 2012

Reproduction of any kind is prohibited without written consent.