Wednesday, May 6, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | May 23, 2014

    Thanks for making benefit for auditorium a big success

    To the Editor: “Give My Regards to Broad-way,” presented as a benefit concert for restoration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, a living memorial to honor the 101 Riley County veterans who died during World War II, was a great success. A big thanks goes to Phi Mu

  • Letters | May 22, 2014

    Folks at Paul’s Pharmacy are informative, helpful

    To the Editor: I would like to give special thanks to Paul Hagen of Paul’s Pharmacy at 461 E. Poyntz Ave. Unlike grocery or discount store pharmacies I have encountered, Paul’s is informative, personable, friendly, one-on-one and very prompt. When Kmart closed, I checked

  • Letters | May 22, 2014

    Manhattan should be proud of youth, MHS baseball

    To the Editor: I’m inspired to write to you by a letter to the editor I just read in my (now) local paper, The Norfolk Daily News. There is apparently quite a division in this town regarding youth baseball, and a direct result (in

  • Letters | May 21, 2014

    Plenty of our neighbors deserve thanks, recognition

    To the Editor: This letter is to honor two totally unrelated but positive examples of community benefit in Manhattan. One is Charlie Sprott and the counseling staff and teachers at Manhattan High School’s east campus. We appreciate their support. I understand that Mr. Sprott

  • Letters | May 21, 2014

    We’re fortunate to have a hospital of Mercy’s quality

    To the Editor: My wife just went through colon cancer surgery at Mercy Regional Health Center. After having gone through three major surgeries in three big-city hospitals in Arizona, we were amazed at the superiority of Mercy. That was the case not only with the

  • Letters | May 21, 2014

    Crafty Seniors grateful for support of young people

    To the Editor: The Crafty Seniors would like to express our appreciation and thanks to the young people outside Manhattan Town Center who have given us a hand in loading our crafts and supplies at the end of our sales in the mall. Sometimes our

  • Letters | May 19, 2014

    Youth graceful, disciplined at recent dance recital

    To the Editor: On Sunday, May 4, I was invited to the Sharron Washington Dance Recital, “Dance Out Loud.” I had not been to a dance recital since my children danced with Sharron many years ago. I was so impressed with how many young children were

  • Letters | May 19, 2014

    Heritage Foundation adds to climate change dialogue

    To the Editor: Keith Miller in a recent letter calls Heritage Foundation writer Nicholas Loris’s column on climate change “misleading and obstructionist.” If a person con-siders only one side of an issue, then you might reach that conclusion. However, if both sides are considered,

  • Letters | May 14, 2014

    Jenkins is indeed a CPA; Mercury criticism ‘absurd’

    To the Editor: The editorial in Tuesday’s Mercury criticizing Lynn Jenkins and others was overwhelmingly absurd. The statutes governing the practice of public accountancy in Kansas may be difficult to comprehend, but the Q and A section at the Board of Accountancy website is

  • Letters | May 14, 2014

    Now’s the time to check out iris varieties at KSU Gardens

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Iris Society would like to thank all the visitors who toured the iris collection at the KSU Gardens on Mother’s Day. It’s just the beginning of the growing season for iris, and there will be many varieties


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