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Letters

  • Pause and recognize nurses’ impact on patients, families

    To the Editor: This past week we celebrated National Nurses Week. It is important to pause and consciously recognize the nurses at Mercy Regional Health Center as well as nurses working elsewhere in the Manhattan community —those nurses who have .

  • Pier project making progress

    To The Editor: The East Bridge Pier Project has just passed the $10,000 mark of our goal to reach $50,000. Donations have ranged from modest to extraordinary. Former Mayor and City Commissioner Bruce Snead has informed me that an anonymous donor has .

  • Article on Seaton appreciated

    To The Editor: Thanks to the Mercury for last Sunday’s front page story on the many accomplishments of Ed Seaton, its publisher..

  • Iris Day has been canceled but don’t miss July iris sale

    To the Editor: For many years we, the members of the Flint Hills Iris Society, have enjoyed sharing our love of iris with you on Mother’s Day. This year, however, due to the cold spring, the iris aren’t .

  • Kansas’ two senators are among ‘servants of the NRA’

    To the Editor: In recent weeks, both of my Kansas senators have responded to my letters relating to gun violence..

  • Thanks for help with MHS after-prom party

    To The Editor: I would like to thank the volunteers who gave their time to help chaperone the Manhattan High School After Prom Party. I would also like to thank the businesses that donated coupons to the event. Orange Leaf, .

  • Let’s try to have everyone armed, at work and at play

    To the Editor: The recent deluge of applications for concealed weapon permits leaves me a bit perplexed. A better way to go, I think, would be for everyone to wear a holster on his belt. That way you would know .

  • How will armed students make college classes safer?

    To the Editor: I am growing increasingly disturbed by the inability of Congress to take any meaningful action on gun control. I am even more distressed at our state government taking actions that at best are useless demonstrations of political .

  • Bag Lady Auction was fun, and a successful fundraiser

    To the Editor: The Bag Lady Auction Commit-tee, along with the Manhattan Emergency Shelter, Inc. would like to thank all of the sponsors, donors and volunteers who helped make the evening a great success..

  • Find a teacher this week and offer thanks or a hug

    To the Editor: This week, May 6-10, is National Teacher Appreciation Week, with Tuesday designated as National Teacher Day. It is the goal of the National Teachers Hall of Fame, Emporia State University, and the National Education Association to have .

  • Too many of us find excuses to resist growing as people

    To the Editor: As someone who has suffered from mental illness for over 45 years, mental health is a subject that I have a lot to say about. I have a different perspective from most people on the subject, as a .

  • Support of Ethiopia Reads fundraiser appreciated

    To the Editor: “Imagine a place without books,” challenged Jane Kurtz, author of “Lanie, the 2010 American Girl Doll of the Year.” Ms. Kurtz shared inspirations for her writing and her work as a founder of Ethiopia Reads at an event .


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