• Rental inspection program will drive up tenants’ costs

    To the Editor: I am writing in regard to the recent decision by the Manhattan City Commission to create a rental unit registration and exterior inspection program. A similar program was implemented and repealed just five years ago. I am .

  • Many questions remain about USD 378 bond issue

    To the Editor: I have attended all 10 of the regularly scheduled 7 p.m. school board meetings as well as nearly all of the 18 special board meetings scheduled at 5:30 p.m., including ones in which the board retreated to executive session .

  • USD 378 bond will help educate future generations

    To the editor: It seems that our politics have become quite polarized. And now it has filtered down to our Riley County School District 378 as concerns the bond issue that we will vote on May 3. There evidently is a “Yes” .

  • Variables skew university business administration data

    To the Editor: A “major error” is embedded in the lengthy analysis of the “Comparison shopping” article in your Sunday edition of the Manhattan Mercury. After re-viewing the table of “Entry Pay” for B.S. graduates in Business Administration at .

  • LGBT city ordinance would be a significant step forward

    To the Editor: We are writing to state our hope that the Manhattan City Commission will adopt an anti-discrimination ordinance to provide protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity. We were excited and proud of our city when an .

  • Moran’s position on nominee appreciated

    Moran’s position on nominee appreciated To the Editor: Sen. Jerry Moran is to be complimented for saying Judge Merrick Garland should be given a hearing. After all, that’s the Senate’s job. Even Nixon’s failed nominees received .

  • Australian Kaleidoscope a treat for Northview

    To the Editor: There is constantly discouraging information in the news and from the legislators regarding school funding, but at Northview Elementary School, we would like to share some very positive news. Thanks to generous contributions from the Northview PTA .

  • Moran right to support hearing for judicial nominee

    To the Editor: In response to the quote by Carrie Severino, chief counsel of the Judicial Crisis Network, denouncing Sen. Jerry Moran for suggesting that Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland be granted consideration by the Senate (Manhattan Mercury, March 27) — and .

  • Without inspections, some landlords will cut corners

    Without inspections, some landlords will cut corners To the Editor: In recent days, there have been three letters to the editor concerning rental properties and additional burdens being placed on Manhattan’s landlords.  First of all, I am going .

  • That ‘barn in Riley County’ is in Pottawatomie County

    To the Editor: Last Sunday’s edition of the Mercury had a very interesting picture of an old red barn head-lining the Flint Hills section. The article was about the current market situation of Kansas farmers. The old barn was .

  • Kansas government can be changed for the better

    To the Editor: The way Kansas votes in November will not make a big difference nationally, but we have an opportunity to change the loony bin in Topeka. We passed on a good chance to change things in the last .

  • Towing policy can resolve Fake Patty’s Day problems

    Towing policy can resolve Fake Patty’s Day problems To the Editor: The solution to the various Fake Patty’s Day-related problems discussed at this week’s law board meeting is simple. All you have to do is invite the .


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