To the Editor: What a weekend! Thank you to the more than 250 people who volunteered to help with the 25th annual Kansas Sampler Festival in Wamego. Thank you to the elected officials, members of the clergy, teachers, retirees, business owners, American Legion, Wamego Pyro Crew
To the Editor: I might agree that the “Pledge of Allegiance is said far too often,” as a headline above a column on Page C8 in Sunday’s Manhattan Mercury stated, but only because it makes it become a hollow expression. When it was written,
To The Editor: The Mercury is to be applauded for its editorial stance opposing limits on funding of campaigns coupled with full disclosure of contributors. While I disagree with the Supreme Court’s finding that money equals speech, that is the law and therefore the
To the Editor: I know far too many people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Chances are, you know some too. That’s why I’m taking action against cancer by supporting the American Cancer Society Relay for Life in July at City Park.
To the Editor: The Manhattan/Riley County Preservation Alliance, in partnership with Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, a music fraternity at Kansas State University, will present the program, “American Music Spectacular,” on the stage of Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Ave., Wednesday, May 7. A prelude performance will
To the Editor: As described in the Wednesday, April 30, edition of the Mercury, Kansas State University President Schulz has asked for Manhattan community support as the university expands. That will be good for the planned renovations of the veterinary school and the Grain Sciences Department.
To the Editor: Gov. Sam Brownback may become the most flawed, tragic and Faust-like character in Kansas political history. His ambition to become his party’s presidential nominee in 2016 has resulted in his selling his political soul to the Dark Side. To be seen as
To the Editor: We believe the Legislature should not repeal the mortgage registration fee. It represents $260 on a $100,000 loan, is paid off over the life of the mortgage and is paid only once. A refinancing of the original loan amount does not generate a second
To the Editor, We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the Manhattan community for its sup-port of this year’s Empty Bowls Project. Over the past decade, the Women’s Center has successfully organized this event and do-nated thousands of dollars to local
To the Editor: The discussion over guns and gun violence continues to be misinformed through passion and opinions rather than re-search and facts. The Mercury added to the opinion in its editorial Sunday, “Looser gun laws won’t make us safer,” without adding anything
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