To the Editor: I am an old person, so I remember discrimination against Catholics. My husband almost didn’t get his first coaching/teaching job because he was Catholic. We got through that to begin focusing on Jewish people. In .
To the Editor: I appreciate the fine job the Mercury and its staff do in bringing the news to the citizens of Manhattan. I would like to comment on the July 12 editorial about the installation of a roundabout at the .
To the Editor: People may have noticed that the area between the KSU campus and Aggieville and Tuttle Creek Boulevard has been flooding more often of late. On Thursday, July 2, for example, when we received a half-inch of rain in .
To the Editor: In The Manhattan Mercury, Section C, Page 7, Mr. Dale Herspring wrote an item titled “Problems, prospects accompany new fighter jet.” Mr. Herspring has succumbed to the same incorrect terminology that the entire press — television and print — have .
To the Editor: My husband, John, to whom I should listen to more often, read last Sunday’s Mercury article on my goals as mayor and said he thought that the quotation attributed to former City Commissioner John Maata read .
To the Editor: On Tuesday, Gov. Sam Brown-back issued executive order 15-05, “Preservation and Protection of Religious Freedom”.... but the name is a bit confusing. Sound bytes from the governor’s office and many media outlets make it seem as .
To the Editor: On behalf of Solar Kiwanis, we would like to thank the Manhattan Trust Company, Hiland Dairy and Radina’s Bakehouse for their support of our Fourth of July pancake feed fundraiser. Their generous donations — providing our space .
To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association’s ninth annual “Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo” is at 8 p.m. Friday, July 24, in CiCo Park during the Riley County Fair. This special night of the three-day Kaw Valley PRCA .
To the Editor: Please let me set the record straight. In last Sunday’s paper, Mayor McCulloh stated I was an opponent of regional planning and the notion of cooperation with the Flint Hills Regional Council (FHRC). She .
To the Editor: While on vacation in Branson, Mo., last week, we returned to our car in a shopping area parking lot to find a business card on the windshield from Laurie Berard, a Realtor with High Pointe Realty in .
To the Editor: What a delicious experience it was to read the June 28 column by your reporter, Chris Haxel. He has developed a wonderful low-key “voice” when too many over-reach when trying to be funny. I loved his reference to .
To the Editor: Westar Energy has proposed to the Kansas Corporation Commission (the KCC, our state utility regulatory board) an increase in the monthly service charge that we all pay. The charge now is $12 a month. Westar proposes to in-crease .
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