To the Editor: Regarding our newly formed Public Building Commission: I am writing with a sense of urgency here, asking for help from all fellow registered Riley County voters. If you are not registered, there’s no better time .
To the Editor: Kansans have long understood the impact good highways have on local communities, the state’s economy and the safety of our citizens. No Kansan knew this better than President Dwight Eisenhower. His leadership led to investment in .
To the Editor: There has been a vigorous exchange about climate change on these pages lately, and that’s a good thing. No matter where you stand on this issue, when you speak out, you’re “preachin’ to the choir.” .
To the Editor: For 50 years I have relied on the Mercury to know what is happening in our community. Thank you for reporting local news. I understand that gathering local news is expensive and that news from the Associated Press .
To the Editor: Long after a (silly) football game, hunger will remain. Long after a day when most of us celebrate with food and drink and relaxation, hunger will remain. While we celebrate, party and eat, many hungry children will .
To the Editor: In what may be the forerunner of creative alternatives to guns, a thinking principal of an Alabama middle school has announced a plan for thwarting an intruder to classrooms. She has suggested that students bring cans of .
To the Editor: I always knew that Manhattan was full of wonderful people, but I was given a personal example Sunday, Jan. 18. I fell in my yard and could not get up on my own. The next thing I knew, .
To the Editor: I was very disappointed to read in the Jan. 5 edition of the Manhattan Mercury that one of the first decisions of the year by our Riley County commissioners was to NOT “buy local.” I understand the dollars .
To the Editor: Thank you for publishing editorials and comments about the dire financial situation in Kansas. The complexities are intimidating to most ordinary citizens, but despite a lack of economics courses, I’d like to add my voice to .
To the Editor: Regarding the Jan 7 letter, “Actual science disproves claims of warming alarmists,” when you read a statement like that, you can be positive it’s not coming from a scientist or anyone who knows anything about the world .
To the Editor: I am the sister of Pamela Williams Parker, who was murdered in the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce on Jan. 31, 1978, by Albert D. Williams. Mr. Williams robbed Mrs. Parker of all the money in her wallet ($50) and .
To the Editor: In case you have not heard, Christian pastors Donald and Evelyn Knapp, owners of the Hitching Post wedding chapel in Idaho, are in trouble for refusing to marry homosexual couples. City officials there are telling the Knapps .
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