To the Editor: With the renewed discussion of the name of the mascot for Manhattan High School, I have wondered if there is any record of how the decision was made in the first place. One theory I have heard .
To the Editor My husband and I are lucky to have escaped a cycle of poverty in our young married lives. In 1975, we headed to the South-west with no jobs, no home and a few possessions packed into our 1965 Chevy .
To the Editor: Santa Claus was very busy this year and had many elves helping him, though most folks didn’t notice them. Many “elves” don’t want to be seen or acknowledged for what they are doing to help .
To the Editor: We were disappointed by the extraordinarily long, front-page story on Mr. Loren Pepperd in the Sunday, Dec. 20, Manhattan Mercury. It seemed to defy good journalism practices of appropriate placement, fact-checking and judgment. We do not quarrel with .
To the Editor: Grey Davis was recalled as governor of California in 2003, with Arnold Schwarzenegger chosen by the electorate to replace him. I understand Kansas is one of several states that has a mechanism to similarly recall, or impeach, elected .
To the Editor: We would like to express our appreciation to the Manhattan community for its ongoing support of Keep the Drive Alive, the sixth annual blood drive (held Nov. 19-20 this year) in memory of our son, Kevin Coffey. .
To the Editor: “Oh, say, can you see ... what so proudly we hailed…?” Our national anthem begins with a question. I am concerned that we shall not be seeing our “broad stripes and bright stars” for much longer because in .
To the Editor: Thank you so very much, KSU alumni and friends, for your role in helping provide me the opportunity to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in New York earlier this month. It was a .
To the Editor: The Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium wish to extend our gratitude for two great events. The Thundering Cats gave us a big dance band holiday performance on Dec. 12, and the third annual Holiday Music Spectacular was held .
To the Editor Bob Krause’s leadership and vision have had a profound effect on the growth and development of both Kansas State University and the Manhattan community. His ability to pull a diverse group of community leaders together for .
To the Editor: As a Native American and an alumna of Manhattan high School, I am so tired of out-of-state Indians wanting to force the removal of our mascot. When I was an MHS student, I felt more connected to .
To the Editor: It is so easy to think the worst of those we do not know, to attribute to them only negative qualities. We see or hear examples of this almost daily. If we first see strangers as Democrats .
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