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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | September 30, 2014

    Residents can learn about science of climate change

    To the Editor: In response to Monday’s letter to the editor by Richard Kramer, I would like to make this invitation. This spring I will be offering a UFM class on the science of climate change (class dates are not yet determined).  I

  • Letters | September 29, 2014

    Being part of Manhattan’s growth has been a pleasure

    To the Editor: How does one say “Thanks” to Bethany Knipp for her article about me in the Sept. 22 issue of the Mercury without sounding smug and self-aware? Probably can’t be done, but Bethany deserves my deep appreciation for her skill as an interviewer

  • Letters | September 29, 2014

    Those certain of warming are the real climate deniers

    To the Editor: The hot air coming out of the recent climate change summit at the United Nations continued unabated, although the dwin-dling attendance spoke loudly to the waning interest and abject failure of the flawed notion that man has any significant effect on climate

  • Letters | September 26, 2014

    We were treated superbly on road trip to K-State game

    To the Editor: On Sept. 17, I got in the car here in Auburn with three buddies and headed for Kansas. We were looking forward to a nice fall trip to see Auburn play your Wildcats. Upon arriving on campus, we were all stunned by the

  • Letters | September 25, 2014

    We enjoyed everything about Manhattan… almost

    To the Editor: When Kansas State and ESPN moved the KSU-Auburn football game to a Thursday night, my wife and I were thrilled. With our work schedules, we knew we would not be able to take off portions of two weeks, but one was manageable.

  • Letters | September 25, 2014

    K-State fans’ support was amazing, as always

    To the Editor: On behalf of our players, coaches and support staff, I want to thank all K-State football fans so very much for your expected, yet amazing, support last Thurs-day evening. As always, you were truly special and greatly appreciated.  Although we didn’

  • Letters | September 23, 2014

    Constitution is a living part of American heritage

    To the Editor: The national celebration of the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution, which began Sept. 17, ends today. The United States functions as a republic under the Constitution, which is the oldest document still in active use today. It outlines

  • Letters | September 22, 2014

    Editorial‘s information on climate change incorrect

    To the Editor: The Oklahoma City Oklahoman editorial published on Friday is probably right about one thing: “lukewarmers” are becoming more common in government. But unlike what they suggest, President Barack Obama is a member of that list. Obama talks a good game on climate

  • Letters | September 21, 2014

    Haub’s efforts have helped many affected by Parkinson’s

    To the Editor: On behalf of Meadowlark Hills, I would like to gratefully lift up and acknowledge the amazing fundraising efforts and leadership provided to the Parkinson’s Program of Manhattan at Meadowlark Hills by Michelle Haub. Michelle works year-round to provide both educational and

  • Letters | September 21, 2014

    Groups, individuals helped with a very special deer hunt

    To the Editor: Recently, 27 people experienced an event they will remember the rest of their lives. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7, were part of nine-day special deer hunting season for youth and disabled sportspersons. Those 27 hunters were either 16 years old or younger or had a


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