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  • Herington a nice change for Berlin exchange student

    To the Editor: My name is Nina Hueller, and I am an AFS exchange student from Berlin, Germany. When I first heard that I would live one year in Herington, Kansas, I was disappointed that I would not live at .

  • Can we now stop blaming Brownback for everything?

    To the Editor: I wonder if the front-page story in the Monday, June 20, Mercury will mean an end to the blaming of Gov. Sam Brownback for everything wrong in Kansas these days. We know oil prices have been down and .

  • MCS grateful for support of annual golf tournament

    To the Editor: Manhattan Catholic Schools’  faculty and staff would like to thank all the participants and sponsors that supported the 29th annual Manhattan Catholic Schools Golf Tournament. The tournament was held Monday, June 13, at Stagg Hill Golf Course. .

  • Reviewer captured Pillar’s work well

    To the Editor: Richard Harris’s excellent review of Paul R. Pillar’s “Why America Misunderstands the World” in Sunday’s Mercury succinctly captures the author’s thesis, which Mr. Pillar identifies as “National Experience and Roots of Misperception.” The .

  • Thanks, Manhattan for great ‘life in a year’

    To the Editor: My name is Magnus Bernskov; I am a 17-year-old AFS exchange student from Denmark who attended Manhattan High School last year as a junior. I live with the Hafen family with three brothers; they are fun, crazy .

  • Restaurants, residents made ‘Taste of the ‘Ville’ a success

    To the Editor: The members of P.E.O. Chapter IL want to thank all the Manhattanites who purchased tickets and enthusiastically attended the fifth annual Taste of the ’Ville in Aggieville on Saturday, June 11. Your support helped raise money .

  • Christians must protect, commit to lifestyle of peace

    To the Editor Orlando…What’s a Christian to do? First, I hope you’re angry. I hope you’re ticked in a holy way. Jesus at times was righteously angry. Of course, our scripture says, “Be angry, but don’.

  • Comparing guns and cars has obvious limitations

    To the Editor: There have been many references on social media equating better gun control with driving a car. I was thinking about that and came up with the following. I drive a Honda Accord with a V6 engine. It .

  • Junction City made German student feel right at home

    To the Editor: As a 16-year old AFS student from Germany, I have lived here for about 10 months. When I came to Junction City, it was completely different from what I expected, and I learned a lot. The school that .

  • Congress should restore ban on assault weapons

    To the Editor: The recent hate crime and terrorist act in Orlando, Florida, was one of a number of recent criminal incidents in which the person involved used an assault weapon. Perhaps now would be a good time for our .

  • The dictionary can be a powerful weapon

    To the Editor: I’ll be turning 94 this month. I’ve been reviewing my life as to what I have done to benefit mankind. One thing that comes to mind was the international publication of something I wrote. It appeared .

  • The people of Manhattan made exchange year special

    To the Editor: It was a year ago when I was sitting on the couch, and in the background were some Italian TV show and the smell of homemade dinner. School was almost out and I was starting to wonder .


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