Friday, July 3, 2015

Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Medical scrubs might not be well suited for dining out

    To the Editor: So my wife and I are eating lunch the other day and some medical industry folks enter the establishment. They were wearing their work scrubs, as so many do. In fact, I have even seen a person in surgical gear.

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Reject countywide sales tax and work for a better plan

    To the Editor: In spite of The Mercury’s big voice constantly favoring the countywide sales tax, listen to the little voices around town and vote it down. We can then look at a sales tax that addresses our real needs, debt and property taxes.

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Phillips is an effective advocate for those he serves

    To the Editor: We are very fortunate to have Tom Phillips representing the 67th District in the Kansas Legislature. When Tom was a Manhattan city commissioner and then mayor, I, as a Riley County commissioner, had many occasions to both work with him on issues

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Let Riley County benefit from Harms’ vision, integrity

    To the Editor: Rod Harms has volunteered for several ears with our local youth organization, the Flint Hills Pony Club.

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Phillips and Modesitt are an outstanding combination

    To the Editor: The voters of the 67th District have a great, proven leader to return to the Kansas House. Tom Phillips has a distinguished history of leadership in business as well as having been on the Manhattan City Commission, mayor and now a representative.

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Wells thoughtful, prudent, and works well with others

    To the Editor: Please vote for Ron Wells for county commissioner. Ron is the only Republican on any ticket in the country who has my vote. He will do a good job, he will work to keep taxes down, and he will do so in

  • Letters | October 10, 2012

    Modesitt is a remarkable individual; vote for him

    To the Editor: Occasionally you meets someone whom you immediately recognize as remarkable. That personifies Lee Modesitt.

  • Letters | October 09, 2012

    Cancer’s side effects to be I Can Cope topic

    To the Editor: The American Cancer Society and Mercy Regional Health Center are providing the second educational program in the “I Can Cope” series. This free program will present information on managing the side effects of illness and treatments for cancer survivors, their family members

  • Letters | October 09, 2012

    Voting record reflects a candidate’s character

    To the Editor: Before voting, people should examine their representatives’ voting records. How a person votes reflects a candidate’s character and values.

  • Letters | October 09, 2012

    Herspring shouldn’t use his column to attack Obama

    To the Editor: As I calculate it, Professor Dale Herspring owes the Man-hattan Mercury a little over $107 for his Sunday diatribe against President Obama. It is one thing to do a weekly column on world diplomatic concerns, but it is entirely another to use skewed

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