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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | August 04, 2013

    Dismantling auditorium, stage ought to be rethought

    To the Editor: Currently there are no all-ages venues in Aggieville or the Manhattan area. At any one time, there are 40 bands and other artists in the Riley County region.

  • Letters | July 29, 2013

    Stand-your-ground laws give law-abiding a chance

    To the Editor: Just a passing comment on Nolan Carlson’s comments in Sunday’s edition of the Man-hattan Mercury on conflict reso-lution and the use of firearms. Dr Carlson states that stand-your-ground laws throw reasoning, understanding, negotiating and resolving out the window.

  • Letters | July 29, 2013

    Common sense can help avoid problems with guns

    To the Editor: There is a joke going around that before you say something bad about someone, you should walk a mile in his shoes. That way, if he gets upset, he’s a mile away and barefoot.

  • Letters | July 25, 2013

    Court services officers fill variety of essential roles

    To the Editor: The week of July 21-27 is Probation, Parole and Com-munity Supervision Week. It’s a time to recognize the men and women who work on the front lines with probationers and parolees to hold them accountable for the crimes they have committed

  • Letters | July 23, 2013

    City auditorium is being renovated, not destroyed

    To the Editor: Please attend the Peace Memorial Auditorium renova-tion information session at 7 pm this Thursday at City Hall.

  • Letters | July 23, 2013

    Manhattan Municipal Band grateful for all the support

    To the Editor: To the supporters of the 93rd Manhattan Municipal Band —thank you.

  • Letters | July 23, 2013

    Mercury performs valuable services to the community

    To the Editor: With much of America in gridlock, everyone carrying guns, wages stagnant for some time now and one out of five children going to bed hungry every night, it is difficult to know what is needed to turn around the runaway train.

  • Letters | July 22, 2013

    Urge city to reconsider plans for city auditorium

    To the Editor: Long ago the citizens of Manhattan worked together to create the city’s Peace Memorial Auditorium as a World War II memorial. The League of Women Voters of Manhattan-Riley County was active in the process, and its recommendation for the auditorium’s

  • Letters | July 21, 2013

    Morning Star grateful for valuable contributions

    To the Editor: Morning Star Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organiza-tion in Manhattan, would like to thank the following grant makers whose generosity has enabled Morning Star Inc. to provide better services for its service recipients during its most recent fiscal year, from July 1, 2012 to

  • Letters | July 16, 2013

    Residents’ generosity really does make a big difference

    To the Editor: I need to take the time and opportunity to thank the fine citizens and businesses of the City of Manhattan.


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