Letters

  • Why are we not upset that Via Christi is offering less?

    To the Editor: I read with interest the article about Via Christi stopping PCI preliminary heart procedure. How is it that Manhattan is at 56,000 people, one of the fastest growing cities in Kansas and our hospital is cutting back on .

  • Our only hope is to rise above our violent nature

    To the Editor: What is the reason there is so much violence in the world and in the United States? People are violent. So many unenlightened people want to use violence to get their way. Take a recent killing in .

  • Climate change’s effects on agriculture will affect us

    To the Editor: At its very roots, Kansas State University has existed to provide information and education on issues important to people in Kansas and beyond. That’s what land-grant universities do, and we’re pretty good at it. On .

  • Via Christi is limiting but not halting PCI

    To the Editor: Thank you for running the information Via Christi Hospital sent out about no longer providing primary coronary intervention (PCI) for patients experiencing a STEMI (ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction) heart attack. We would like to clarify that .

  • Profanity not good; dissing Jayhawks taboo

    To the Editor: Regarding the letter writer whose daughters transferred out of K-State due to persistently offensive and sexually suggestive language by faculty members… I can’t believe the incidents were that serious because we have all recently seen how .

  • Faculty’s offensive language cost K-State two ‘A’ students

    To the Editor: I read with interest the article in last Sunday’s paper “KSU cites tougher standards as enrollment falls to 24,146.” It would be interesting to see reasons students left Kansas State University or chose other institutions. Both of .

  • Manhattan Catholic Schools grateful for auction support

    To the Editor: Thank you to all the individuals, businesses and volunteers who contributed to the success of the Manhattan Catholic Schools 32nd benefit auction, “Fall in the Flint Hills,” Sept.26 at the St. Thomas More Utopia Room. A special .

  • Privatizing USPS would end universal mail access

    To the Editor: This is in response to the editorial, “Privatize the Postal Service,” by the Orange County, Calif., Register that appeared in the Mercury on Sept. 30. The article contains many of the canned talking points that “postal privateers” have .

  • Peace Auditorium jubilee was a memorable occasion

    To the Editor: A big thank-you goes to all the performers who made the Diamond Jubilee celebration of Peace Memorial Auditorium, “Remembering the 101,”  such a wonderful event. The youngest performers came from Northview Elementary School. They were the Jammin’ .

  • Latest U.S. mass shooting is heartbreaking, infuriating

    To the Editor: I am both heartbroken and mad as hell. There is absolutely no excuse for the United States to have the number of mass shootings that have occurred over the last 10 years. Some say that we can’t .

  • Help Cats for Cans fight hunger in Riley County

    To the Editor: Can you believe how fast this school year is flying by? It feels like just yesterday we were gearing up for students to be back in Manhattan for the start of classes, and now we’re here .

  • Junction City paid due respect to Legion leader

    To the Editor: On Sept. 27, I attended a dinner and a reception at Junction City’s American Legion Post 45 honoring the American Legion’s national commander, Dale Barnett, from Georgia. He is traveling across Kansas and visiting with military veterans .


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