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  • Thanks for your vote; please vote in November

    To the Editor: To those who helped me and to those who voted for me in the primary election, thank you. The General Election is coming up Nov. 8. Please remember to vote in that election. Thank you. This is a .

  • Don’t miss chance to see MAC’s production of ‘Hair’

    To the Editor: I wholeheartedly was in awe of the amazing performance of “Hair” at the Manhattan Arts Center. I attended last Saturday night and so loved it that I went back again on Sunday. Please don’t miss this .

  • Ameridment curtailing military bands is absurd

    To the Editor: A little-known amendment passed by voice vote in the U.S. House should have everyone shouting from the rooftops. Rep. Martha McSally, an Arizona Republican, sponsored an amendment banning the use of military music for “social” performances, .

  • Is it discriminatory to base policies on fact?

    To the Editor: This is a response to Ms. Adamchak’s letter in which she says my points are not factual. My first point referred to an article by the American College of Pediatricians on gender ideo-logy and children. She .

  • Assign restrooms by gender, not gender preference To the Editor: I can only be responsible for what

    To the Editor: I can only be responsible for what I write, not what people understand from what I write. In Ms. Pelletier’s recent letter in the Mercury, she understood from my letter of Aug. 2 that I was biased .

  • Older adults will find a lot to do at the Seniors’ Center

    To the Editor: Are you an adult over age 60? Are you bored? Want something fun to do? Then why not come to the Riley County Seniors’ Service Center, or should I say come to the “activity center” for older adults? .

  • Not voting is an option if both candidates are evil

    To the Editor: As I deliberate with myself about who I will vote for for president, I am seriously con-sidering not voting at all — at least not for president. Most interested voters, including myself, believe one has to vote, even .

  • Join McAlister’s in helping fund brain cancer research

    To the Editor: My daughter-in-law, Stephanie Unekis, has a sister named Julie who was diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma stage III brain cancer about three years ago. Julie’s cancer care is through a team of doctors at the Sloan Kettering .

  • Wefald’s book fascinating and highly educational

    To the Editor: I encourage all Kansans to read “The Transformative Years at Kansas State: The Years of President Jon Wefald from 1986 to 2009” by Jon Wefald. The book is fascinating and very educational. I spent six of my nearly 71 years .

  • Trump presidency will exact too high a price

    To the Editor: I am a Cold War kid. I remember asking my mother during the Korean conflict when I was a preschooler, “Are we at war?” to which she replied “Well, not exactly; it’s a police action.” At .

  • Shale isn’t the panacea that recent writer suggests

    To the Editor: “Woe onto him who has read only one book.” So wrote an Anglican priest, George Herbert, in the early 1600s when books were a relatively new item. The same can apply to newspaper articles these days, for .

  • Heart an essential element in overcoming obstacles

    To the Editor: Manhattan has a new sign, supported by one of the historic bridge piers in the Kansas River. It is a beautiful symbol of the good that can happen when problems are solved not only with vigor and .


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