• It’s the Mercury’s fault that I wasted my time

    To the Editor: Long ago I took a college course in journalism. I don’t remember too much about that class, which was about 60 years ago, but I think I remember that news is not to be reported before it .

  • Learn about candidates at League forum Sunday

    To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County is hosting a moderated candidate forum from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at the main fire station at Denison and Kimball avenues. It will feature candidates for Riley .

  • Hurrah for folks who ‘care a whole awful lot’

    To the Editor: A local sermon series focused on the teachings of Dr. Seuss. One example in particular is truly playing out in our community. In ‘The Lorax,’ the Lorax declares, “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, .

  • Help Cats for Cans feed hungry neighbors

    To the Editor: With the Wildcats back in action at Bill Snyder Family Stadium this Saturday, it is my great pleasure to inform you of K-State Athletics’ upcoming philanthropic event, “Cats for Cans.” I encourage you to help us in .

  • Athletes should stand for our national anthem

    To the Editor: I will start by telling you I am a veteran of World War II. I usually agree with Bill Snyder; he is one of the best football coaches of all time. But I do not agree with .

  • It’s past time to change MHS mascot

    To the Editor: I am an alumna of Manhattan High School. I am writing because I’m concerned about the detrimental effect of retaining the Indian as the mascot of our high school. What if Mr. Frank Prentup, the beloved .

  • Bible has a lot to say about marriage

    To the Editor: If Tim Gotchey is going to go biblical regarding the definition of marriage, he should go all in and we should practice all forms of marriage, and punishment, as described in the Bible. We should have Levirate .

  • Letters to the Editor

    Wefald’s book on KSU is quite a page-turner To the Editor: I recommend former K-State President Jon Wefald’s book “The Transformative Years at Kansas State” to all here who have interest in the university’s history. The book .

  • Thanks for joining us for Constitution Week

    To the Editor: The Polly Ogden Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution wishes to thank the communities of Manhattan, Ogden, Riley, St. George and Wamego for your overwhelming support of celebrating Constitution Week (Sept. 17-23) with us and .

  • God’s teachings on sex have never shifted

    To the Editor: I want to comment on Bryan Richardson’s article, “Shifting debate,” in the Sept. 18 Mercury. I was active with Awaken Manhattan, the group that help overturn the first LGBT ordinance. I also was one of two pastors .

  • Raising taxes isn’t the answer

    The next time a candidate for state legislature promises to “fully fund education,” ask them how much more they will raise your taxes. Since the Kansas Supreme Court in 2005 ordered the Kansas Legislature to increase K-12 spending by more than $1 .

  • Cats for Cans combines philanthropy, football

    To the Editor: As the Wildcats continue Big 12 play, I would like to remind you of our upcoming philanthropy event, “Cats for Cans.” I invite you all to join us in the battle against hunger in our area and help .


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