To the Editor The Pentagon is evaluating the strategic role of the 30-plus Army installations, including Fort Riley. Today we are at a cross-roads. On Monday, Feb. 9, the team from the Pentagon will be at Fort Riley to gather information. .
To the Editor: On Jan. 22, Northview Elemen-tary School had a Kansas Day Celebration. It was an “Oz”some day. Volunteers and staff joined to create unbelievable memories for our students. The day began with a school assembly celebrating our .
To the Editor: I am proud to have lived my 78 years in a community that is next to 150-year-old Fort Riley. As a veteran of 1954-58, it saddens me to think that the Department of Defense would consider closing this .
To the Editor: As chair of the biscuit and gravy feed for the Manhattan Lions, I would like to thank everyone who supported us in this endeavor. On a cold and rainy Saturday, it was a very good success. Thanks .
To the Editor: Regarding our newly formed Public Building Commission: I am writing with a sense of urgency here, asking for help from all fellow registered Riley County voters. If you are not registered, there’s no better time .
To the Editor: Kansans have long understood the impact good highways have on local communities, the state’s economy and the safety of our citizens. No Kansan knew this better than President Dwight Eisenhower. His leadership led to investment in .
To the Editor: There has been a vigorous exchange about climate change on these pages lately, and that’s a good thing. No matter where you stand on this issue, when you speak out, you’re “preachin’ to the choir.” .
To the Editor: For 50 years I have relied on the Mercury to know what is happening in our community. Thank you for reporting local news. I understand that gathering local news is expensive and that news from the Associated Press .
To the Editor: Long after a (silly) football game, hunger will remain. Long after a day when most of us celebrate with food and drink and relaxation, hunger will remain. While we celebrate, party and eat, many hungry children will .
To the Editor: In what may be the forerunner of creative alternatives to guns, a thinking principal of an Alabama middle school has announced a plan for thwarting an intruder to classrooms. She has suggested that students bring cans of .
To the Editor: I always knew that Manhattan was full of wonderful people, but I was given a personal example Sunday, Jan. 18. I fell in my yard and could not get up on my own. The next thing I knew, .
To the Editor: I was very disappointed to read in the Jan. 5 edition of the Manhattan Mercury that one of the first decisions of the year by our Riley County commissioners was to NOT “buy local.” I understand the dollars .
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