To the Editor: It is noteworthy that the Mercury has the best editorial page in Kansas. Its editorial of March 11, in which the paper severely criticizes Gov. Sam Brownback and the Kansas Legislature for the dishonest approach to K-12 and .
To the Editor: On Wednesday, the 2015 Class 2A Kansas High School State Championship Tournament began at Bramlage Coliseum. The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and its many volunteers do a tremendous job of making players and fans welcome to Manhattan. I .
To the Editor: I scoured the Mercury on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Not a single word about one of the biggest events in Manhattan: the Class 2A boys and girls Kansas High School State Championship tournaments at Bramlage Coliseum from .
To the Editor: Rotary International has been an important part of my career and personal development for most of my professional life. As a young, single woman who had moved away from friends and family for the first time, I .
To the Editor: Your Lady Indians’ basketball team has made it to state for the second consecutive year and third in the last four years. They play at 4:45 p.m. Thursday in Koch Arena on the Wichita State University campus. .
Something has changed in Kansas in recent years To the Editor: Is this state getting a bit scary, or is it just me? I have lived in Kansas all of my life except for three years in the military service. .
To the Editor: Over the past five to 10 years, Manhattan has been the envy of communities across America. That’s because of a lot of things lining up right. There’s been great communication between the community, K-State and Fort .
To the Editor: In the Sunday paper, I read about the World War II vets here in Manhattan who gathered together and with the help of some outside funds videotaped some stories of their personal involvement in that war. These .
To the Editor: For me, the closing of Powell Brothers is comparable to the death of a family member or friend. For 50 years, Powell Brothers has taken care of the plumbing, heating and cooling needs of our various rentals and .
To the Editor: Thank you is such a small phrase, but it is a powerful phrase when expressed to an entire community. Thanks to the Manhattan community for another successful Manhattan Library Association book sale. The MLA is an all-volunteer .
To the Editor: An extremist minority is again poised to push its ugly agenda on the majority. About half of Americans don’t own guns, and the vast majority of Americans who do own them use them only for recreation. .
I have written about firearms and concealed carry before and the training required to be licensed. There are two errors in the Mercury’s Wednesday edit-orial, “Don’t drop safety precautions,” that beg to be corrected. The first is that .
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