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Opinion - Letters

  • 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.

  • Letters | July 16, 2013

    There’s no such thing as a lightly traveled street

    To the Editor: In Thursday’s editorial, you wrote, “The blessing of most streets is that they get little traffic and hold up well.” You have heard about the hazards of building a house on sand. Try building a street on air.

  • Letters | July 16, 2013

    Huelskamp ought to think before he opens his mouth

    To the Editor: Tim Huelskamp, our repre-sentative in Congress, should sometimes think before he speaks.

  • Letters | July 16, 2013

    Rodeo association planning annual Special Needs Rodeo

    To the Editor: The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association will be sponsoring the 20th annual Kaw Valley Special Rodeo for children with special needs.

  • Letters | July 15, 2013

    Two assistant managers essential to city services

    To the Editor: In a recent “I Wonder” column, the question was posed regarding the need for two assistant city managers for the City of Manhattan. The Mercury’s response was informative and clear.

  • Letters | July 11, 2013

    Raise the American flag in Bluemont roundabout

    To the Editor: I question why the City of Manhattan would consider placing a statue of a Potawatomi Native American at the top of the Bluemont Street roundabout that some people do not want.

  • Letters | July 11, 2013

    Manhattan is a welcoming place for exchange students

    To the Editor: I, Katarina Zdolsek, left Sweden 10 months ago. I have spent a wonderful time here as an AFS exchange student. At first I didn’t want to come. The thought of being in a foreign family did not seem pleasant to me. I

  • Letters | July 10, 2013

    Mercury erred in running ‘anti-university screed’

    To the Editor: The Mercury should be ashamed of itself for reprinting obvious junk journalism like the editorial from the Livingston County, Mich., Daily Press and Argus on Monday, July 8.


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