To the Editor: RSVP of the Flint Hills hosted the third annual Father-Daughter Sweetheart Dance on Feb. 16. It was an amazing success. We appreciate all those who attended and hope you made lasting memories. We are grateful to our sponsors, Little Apple Toyota, Redi Systems,
To the Editor: The federal government is out of control and out of touch with the citizenry. As the state legis-lators at the recent Mt. Vernon Assembly realized, Washington’s abuse of power — instigated by both Republicans and Demo-crats — must come to an end before
To the Editor: The Manhattan Surgical Hospital recently sponsored a “share the love” food drive. A total of 2,175 nonperishable food items were donated to the Flint Hills Breadbasket. As members of the organizing committee, we want to express a public note of thanks and appreciation
To the Editor: As a former player for Coach Tim Brooks and the Manhattan High basketball program, I am very disappointed in the series of events that took place. I have never questioned his coaching techniques or methods. Yes, he is tough on his players,
To the Editor: A news item in the Jan. 27 Mercury announced the first official meeting of the Riley County Board of Health. It will be at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 24, in the County Commission chambers of the Court House Plaza East Building, 115 N. Fourth St.
To the Editor: I was amused that Jon Ungerer wrote that the friendliness of KSU and Manhattan fans is just not as big a story as thousands of KSU students chanting the “F-bomb” on national TV. He’s right. It’s not. And will probably
To the Editor: Every day the federal government keeps 34,000 immigrants locked up in detention because Congress has mandated an immigration detention bed “quota.” This means that no matter how many immigrants are actually in the system or what the real national security needs are at
To the Editor: Boy Scout Troop 75 had a successful annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, Feb. 2. This dinner is our main way to raise money for scouts to put into their camp accounts, purchase sup-plies for campouts and rank advancements, and provide funds for community projects.&
To the Editor: The Riley County Seniors’ Service Center is kicking off its capital fundraising campaign at 11 a.m. this Saturday with an auction at the center, 301 N. Fourth St. Local auctioneer Vern Gannon has donated his services, and center members and the community have
To the Editor: If you travel around the state, you will continue to appreciate where we live. The Manhattan Street Department deserves a great big “Thank you” for the speed and efficiency with how its members cleaned our streets after the last big snow storm.
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