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  • Hypocrisy evident during confirmation hearings

    To the Editor: The latest demonstration of inconsistency and simple ignorance is revealed in the criticisms leveled at many of President-elect Donald Trump’s nominees to Cabinet and other management positions in the new administration. I make no judgment on .

  • Gala proceeds to help mental health efforts

    To the Editor: Loved, understood and stigma- free! Those are the things we want to be. Please join the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Thursday, Feb. 9. at 7 p.m. as we throw a Healing of the Heart Sweet Heart .

  • Speak up now against guns on our campuses

    To the Editor: Given the renewed attention to the upcoming July 2017 implementation of the Kansas concealed carry law and the beginning of a new Kansas legislative session, I want to state my unequivocal opposition to this ill-conceived law. On July 1, .

  • It is time for each of us to believe in America

    To the Editor: The inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, is this Friday, Jan, 20. Kansas was one of the 30 states that voted for Presidentelect Trump. Riley County was one of the 2,623 counties that President-elect .

  • A plant-based diet is good health insurance

    To the Editor: With the Republican Congress bent on depriving 22 million Americans of medical insurance, this is a great time to provide our own, totally free and totally effective health insurance — a plant-based diet. A study with 131,000 participants, in last .

  • Not everyone should be able to carry handguns

    To the Editor: Mental illness and guns are in the news again. There are several ideas I want to bring to the attention of people. The first is that most mental patients are not any more violent than anybody else, .

  • Stories, photos sought from last 30 MHS proms

    To the Editor: This spring, Manhattan High School will celebrate the 30th annual prom held at Manhattan Town Center. It’s an amazing story going back three decades, and the mall is looking for help to tell it. We are .

  • Woman’s random act of kindness appreciated

    To the Editor: On Wednesday, Jan. 11, we had a patient looking for our clinic for almost an hour. A young lady whom our patient asked for directions was kind enough to not only give him directions but have the patient .

  • You’re welcome to join King celebration events

    To the Editor: Families and citizens in Manhattan and the area are invited to participate in several activities of the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration that honors and celebrates the life and impact of King. Please consider attending one .

  • Trump is the swamp that he says he’ll drain

    To the Editor: This is in regard to Arthur F. Loub’s letter in Sunday’s Mercury, “Liberals: get used to it; your candidate lost.” We will never get used to a demagogue who has foisted lie after lie upon .

  • Should billionaires, generals run the U.S.?

    To the Editor: I was interested in Myron Ammeter’s perspective of accepting the outcome of the presidential election, which he wrote about in his letter to the editor Dec. 30. I couldn’t agree more with his views of accepting .

  • It’s still hard to believe Trump will be president

    To the editor: With all due respect to my good neighbor Myron Ammeter, after reading his Dec. 30 letter, I think he might have pushed the wrong button. I’ve asked a number of people what they have against President Barack .


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