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  • K-State Federal Credit Union isn’t just a financial center

    To the Editor, Recently my husband and I became customers of Kansas State Federal Credit Union after years with an online bank that had no local branches. Our desire was to give our business to a local banking facility, an .

  • In this political season, we must brace for hot air

    To the Editor: There is a story about teaching martial arts that when a person asks how long it takes to get a black belt, the only honest response is, “An average person does not get a black belt.” It .

  • Troop 223 grateful for support of annual chili feast

    To the Editor: On Feb. 20, Boy Scout Troop 223, sponsored by Crestview Christian Church, held its annual chili and chili dog feast at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park to raise funds in support of scouts’ registration for summer camps and high .

  • Fake Patty’s Day a blot on our community

    To the Editor: $60,000 to $80,000 to pay for police service for fake Patty’s Day! How does this compare to the tax revenue collected — some of it earmarked to fund a program to combat binge drinking? What’s wrong with this .

  • Library grateful to Little Apple Brewery

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Public Library would like to thank the Little Apple Brewing Company for its generosity in sponsoring our Shakespeare Reading Party. A large group enjoyed great food, drink and lots of fun while reading aloud Shakespeare’.

  • Mercury’s 313 magazine is outstanding

    To the Editor: I want to compliment you on the issues of 313 magazine. I have read both copies page by page and found them to be very interesting and well presented. The magazine is an excellent addition to the Mercury .

  • Noted speaker to highlight International Women’s Day

    To the Editor: Women’s rights activist Noorjahan Akbar will present “Empowering Women to Lead Worldwide: Overcoming Political and Social Struggles” in the K-State Student Union’s Forum Hall at 4 p.m. Tuesday to mark International Women’s Day. A .

  • Who better than Clinton to be our next president?

    To the Editor: Who better to be president of the United States than Hillary Clinton? When one considers the evidence and abilities of the candidates, one person stands out as most highly qualified: Hillary Clinton. As commander-in-chief, she would bring .

  • Thanks for making library book sale a huge success

    To the Editor: As we close the book on the Manhattan Library Association’s 2016 Book Sale, we would like to express our gratitude to all who contributed to another successful sale. The beauty of this fundraiser is that all of .

  • Caucuses present voters a unique opportunity

    To the Editor On Saturday, March 5, Kansans will engage in the democratic process by caucusing for their choice of presidential candidates.  The caucuses for the Democratic Party are being held by Kansas Senate districts. Democrats living in Riley County (.

  • Trump, Kobach would have us distrust those around us

    To the Editor: How can we expect young Americans to respect and love our country when they hear all the hate and ill-will expressed by individuals seeking to be our president? Donald Trump is embarrassing us across the world. Even .

  • Brownback says nothing of crises he’s unleashed

    To the Editor: So nice to see our governor, Sam Brownback, or at least his PR department, rediscover Manhattan, or at least its newspaper opinion section. There is nothing quite like the pique of a politician scorned. He dedicates an .


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