• Elect Allen, Bohnenblust, and Larson in USD 378

    To the Editor: I would like to endorse Shane Allen, Kyle Bohnenblust and Jared Larson for the USD 378 School Board. They will all help change USD 378 for the better. Each one of these individuals has a positive focus in everything .

  • Avoid liberal agendas that will divide Manhattan

    To the Editor: Who you vote for in the City Commission race boils down to whether you want unity and fairness in your commission or division and turmoil in our community. It seems obvious, judging from the forums and their .

  • Four positive candidates hope to serve USD 378

    To the Editor: Many thanks to The Manhattan Mercury for covering last Sunday’s Riley County USD 378 Board of Education “Candidates Forum” presented by the Manhattan/Riley County League of Women Voters. Unfortunately, with a large group of candidates and .

  • USD 378 voters can move ‘Falcons Forward’

    To the Editor: Though we are currently making our home in the Green Bay area, many of our friends and family members are patrons of Riley County schools. As graduates of Riley County High School and with the intent to .

  • Dodson wants what’s best for the entire community

    To the Editor: I have known Gen. Mike Dodson for many years. He was in the U.S. Army for 37 years, and I got to know him quite well when he was the commanding general at Fort Riley in the 1990.

  • Let’s rise above personal attacks and name-calling

    To the Editor: When I read former Manhattan City Commissioner and Mayor Jim Sherow’s April first letter, I thought it was an April Fool’s prank. When I realized it wasn’t, I was saddened that a former elected .

  • Dodson a proven leader who will serve us superbly

    To the Editor: I try not to write long letters endorsing our friends and neighbors who have selflessly volunteered to direct our great community as commissioners, for three reasons. 1. Most of us only look at the names of the endorsee .

  • Keep right-wing ideology off our City Commission

    To the Editor: The City Commission race is upon us. I urge you to vote for candidates who will put community before political ideology. Political extremism has no place in our community. At the state level it has crippled the .

  • City will gain from Dobson’s leadership and experiences

    To the Editor: We are very pleased to have a person with Mike Dodson’s qualifications running for the City Commission, and we fully support him. If you examine Mike’s background and ex-periences, you will discover that he is .

  • Electing Morse is a sound investment in Manhattan

    To the Editor: I recommend voting for Linda Morse for City Commission. During the past 20 years, I have served on several local boards with her. She works hard and is dedicated to creating a livable community for all citizens. Her .

  • Ball, Butler and Dodson are best choices for commission

    To the Editor: The office of city commissioner should be filled with individuals who are knowledgeable with having to balance multimillion-dollar budgets and minimizing debt. John Ball, Wynn Butler and Mike Dodson are the only candidates who have this experience. .

  • Mandatory voting might resolve voter suppression

    To the Editor: Like pretty much everyone I talk to, I have serious reservations about mandatory voting. There are lots of good reasons NOT to mandate voting.  But then I think… would mandatory voting put an end to all .


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