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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    Let’s welcome Mountaineer fans as they welcomed us

    To the Editor: Did you travel to West Virginia to last year’s football game? If so, you may have experienced what we did as we went to the alumni dinner and later walked up the long climb to the football stadium The pathway was

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    Manhattan’s first impression on visitors was a good one

    To the Editor: My son played baseball in Manhattan this past weekend. I just wanted to say you have a beautiful town, full of nice and polite people. We enjoyed our time in Manhattan.

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    Be part of Veterans Day parade and other activities

    To the Editor: Everyone loves a parade! And one is coming to town on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11. Everyone is invited to attend and participate. The theme for this year’s parade is “America’s Veterans – We Salute You.” One of the longest Veterans Day

  • Letters | October 24, 2013

    United Nations Day a time to note strong U.S.-U.N. ties

    To the Editor: A new poll out this week has found that nearly nine in 10 voters believe it’s important for the United States to maintain an active role in the United Nations. I’m one of them. This new poll shows that Americans overwhelmingly

  • Letters | October 23, 2013

    Roberts not alone in calling for Sebelius’s resignation

    To the Editor: Until Sunday I didn’t know on which subject I wished to a write. Was it to be about the suspended KU professor who tweeted a stupid statement about the NRA and was being supported by more than 100 liberal KU professors, or

  • Letters | October 22, 2013

    Thanks for helping to make Pumpkin Patch a success

    To the Editor: The 40th annual Pumpkin Patch Arts and Crafts Fair at CiCo Park, sponsored by Mercy Regional Health Center Auxiliary on Sept. 27 and 28, was a resounding success.  We would like to thank all those who participated in this fundraiser. The proceeds of

  • Letters | October 22, 2013

    Obama doesn’t boast about his many accomplishments

    To the Editor: I’m an Independent. Over the years I have voted for the man or woman and not the political party. I became interested in politics many years ago and have watched presidents come and go. Looking over the list of Democratic and

  • Letters | October 21, 2013

    Celebrate the commitment of pharmacy technicians

    To the Editor: October 21 is National Pharmacy Technician Day and the Kansas Pharmacists Association would like to thank all of the pharmacy technicians in Manhattan and the surrounding area. We also would like to remind everyone to thank them for all of their hard work

  • Letters | October 20, 2013

    Local donations help soldiers compete in D.C.

    To the Editor: October 20 — today — is the kick-off for the annual AUSA convention in Washington, DC. It will begin with a competitive 10-mile run through the streets of Washington. A group of young men and women from Fort Riley and the Big Red One have

  • Letters | October 20, 2013

    Front page should give us news, not editor’s musings

    To the Editor: The most endearing charac-teristic of the people of Manhattan has been, for me, their spontaneous response to cir-cumstances of townfolk in crisis. The Manhattan Mercury alerted us on its front page of the needs and kept us posted as the crisis was


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