Wednesday, July 29, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | July 03, 2013

    Thanks, Manhattan, for sharing your great city

    To the Editor: My name is Florian Wirsen and I am an AFS exchange student from Muenster, Germany, who attended Manhattan High School last year.

  • Letters | July 02, 2013

    Start Independence Day at Kiwanis pancake feed

    To the Editor: On Thursday, July 4, the Solar Kiwanis Club of Manhattan will hold its annual pancake feed fundraiser at Pottorf Hall at the Riley County Fairgrounds from 7:30 to 11 a.m. This fundraiser allows us to provide support to youth groups in the Manhattan area.

  • Letters | July 02, 2013

    Exchange year was filled with wonderful experiences

    To the Editor: “Bye, I love you! See you in five months again!” With those words, my family let me go to the USA. I am Stephanie Wimmer from Austria; on that day I had no idea what to expect. I had never been to

  • Letters | July 01, 2013

    Why fault Havenstein? He has done a superb job

    To the Editor: I’m writing to take exception to something that was written in the sports section of the Sunday, June 23, Mercury. It was an article about Steve Fritz being named head boys basketball coach at Riley County High School for the coming year.

  • Letters | July 01, 2013

    Manhattan is blessed with many outstanding mentors

    To the Editor: In the summertime here in Manhattan, parents and families are fortunate to have many good activities and programs to select from in making arrangements to fill their children’s days with healthy fun.

  • Letters | June 27, 2013

    Many contributed to success of recent ‘Taste of the Ville’

    To the Editor: Thank you, thank you, thank you! Saturday evening, June 8, the second “Taste of the Ville” was held in Aggieville. And what an evening it was. This important fundraiser for PEO Chapter IL was truly a great experience for anyone wanting to sample

  • Letters | June 27, 2013

    We’re fortunate to have an independent judiciary

    To the Editor: The recent sentence imposed by our district court judge John Bosch in a tragic drunk driving case has generated a lot of comment.

  • Letters | June 25, 2013

    Letter writer’s ignorance of concealed carry shows

    To the Editor: This is in reference to the letter, “It’s not always wise to carry concealed weapons,” in Sunday’s Mercury.

  • Letters | June 23, 2013

    It’s not always wise to carry concealed weapons

    To the Editor: In the Rudyard Kipling poem about the five blind men and the elephant, the blind men are used as symbols for the way we see the world. In the writings of Plato, the same sort of image is used in his story

  • Letters | June 23, 2013

    Peace Memorial Auditorium has been one of city’s gems

    To the Editor: I was saddened to see that the Peace Memorial Auditorium at City Hall will be taken down. There is something special about heavy burgundy or taupe curtains being opened amidst silence from an unlighted audience. Then the performer walks onto the stage


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