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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 14, 2012

    Time to send a bright young man to Topeka

    To the Editor: History shows us that the past often repeats itself. In Manhattan politics, this has been true with the election of outstanding leader to the Kansas Legislature. Effective legislators like Richard Rogers, Charles Arthur, Donn Everett, John Stites, Joe Knopp, Lana Oleen and

  • Letters | October 12, 2012

    Pay attention to the League candidate forum Sunday

    To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is hosting a candidate forum from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14. at the main fire station at Denison and Kimball avenues for candidates running for Riley County Commission Districts 2 and 3.

  • Letters | October 12, 2012

    Ron’s contractor experience would pay dividends

    To the Editor: We need an experienced contractor on the County Commis-sion. Ron counts the cost, filters the fluff and spends it shrewdly.

  • Letters | October 12, 2012

    Study Sydney Carlin’s votes before casting yours

    To the Editor: You can tell a lot about an elected representative’s value system by the way they vote. Here are just a few of Sydney Carlin’s votes while in the Kansas House. As a voter, you must determine if the votes she

  • Letters | October 11, 2012

    Daughter proud of father for expressing his views

    To the Editor: The purpose of this letter, Dad, is to let you know I am proud of you for having written the column, “Voters should re-elect Obama,” published Oct. 8 in the Manhattan Mercury. To use the words of one reader who doesn’t necessarily

  • Letters | October 11, 2012

    Is Carlin’s leadership really good for Kansas?

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin voted against a bill that prohibits partial-birth abortion reporting requirements, HB2115, 2010, and abortion of a “pain capable unborn child” unless necessary to preserve the life of the mother, HB2218, 2011. Is this the kind of leadership you want? Connie Seymour 1181 Rock

  • Letters | October 11, 2012

    We can’t do better than a hard-working businessman

    To the Editor: Dedicated, hard working respected businessman and craftsman. We can’t do better. Stanley Hoerman 2021 Blue Hills Road (Paid advertisement)

  • Letters | October 11, 2012

    Harms has been a tenacious advocate for our community

    To the Editor: We need to support Rod Harms for Riley County commissioner. He will bring balance, business skills and a useful professional background as a planner to the County Commission. His experience founding and directing Civitas — a successful land restoration, erosion control and straw-bale

  • Letters | October 11, 2012

    Carlin truly cares about concerns of constituents

    To the Editor: Sydney Carlin works hard to represent our citizens. Before taking action, she will first talk to people to find out their concerns and opinions. You can always see Sydney at community events, and she is always available to talk to you about

  • Letters | October 11, 2012

    Harms has made a point of hiring K-State students

    To the Editor: On the occasions that I have worked with Rod Harms, he has always hired Kansas State University students in his company. Rod supports K-State students, I support Rod Harms for Riley County commissioner, and I urge you to support him in the


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