To the Editor: Thank you for running the front-page story Sunday celebrating the 10th anniversary of the local drag queen show. It gave me something beyond the usual litany to pray for when I went to church that morning. Bill Felber 3110 Gary Ave.
To the Editor: A week ago last Wednesday, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach told the House Elections Committee that the number of Kansans who have registered to vote but who have not yet provided satisfactory proof of citizenship is now 12,485. Rep. Tom Sawyer, a
To the Editor: We sincerely appreciate the efforts of all the men, women and children who were involved with or aided in the search for Jane Peterson last week. We are very fortunate to live in such a great community. We have outstanding professional emergency
To the Editor: This coming Sunday is called Super Bowl Sunday. Two-thirds of the nation will be somewhat bummed out because their team should be playing but is not. Half of the remainder will be happy with a victory; half will be disappointed. Most will
To the Editor: It was refreshing to read in Thursday’s Mercury that our county commissioners are championing the creation of regional transportation. This is the first significant step to a regional transportation solution for the Manhattan metropolitan area. Unfortunately, transportation issues in medium-sized cities
To the Editor: Leo Schell asks some valid questions concerning the 2014 Leaders Regional Retreat, a Joint Chamber of Commerce event for Junction City, Manhattan and Wamego. The stated goal was promoting regionalism for the Flint Hills. I fail to see how we promote regionalism
To the Editor: The world gets crazier by the day. It was announced that the Wichita hotel holding the state Republican convention is allowing attendees to conceal and carry weapons. Does this mean that those attending do not even trust their own party members
To the Editor: I find it amusing that so many people want to divide the human race into “us” or “them.” As for my personal situation, people want to make me either conservative or liberal. Either way, I would be a “bad guy” to one
To the Editor: Our City and County com-missions, some of whose members are fiscally conservative, had a weekend retreat in Overland Park. Was it necessary to go to Overland Park rather than someplace local? Where did the commissions stay and eat? How much did this
To the Editor: I have regained my respect for our Manhattan City Commission after several key votes. They were all 3 to 2 votes with the more progressive commissioners prevailing over the ultra conservative Wynn Butler and John Matta. I certainly hope the trend continues.
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