• Residents can learn about science of climate change

    To the Editor: In response to Monday’s letter to the editor by Richard Kramer, I would like to make this invitation. This spring I will be offering a UFM class on the science of climate change (class dates are .

  • Being part of Manhattan’s growth has been a pleasure

    To the Editor: How does one say “Thanks” to Bethany Knipp for her article about me in the Sept. 22 issue of the Mercury without sounding smug and self-aware? Probably can’t be done, but Bethany deserves my deep appreciation for .

  • Those certain of warming are the real climate deniers

    To the Editor: The hot air coming out of the recent climate change summit at the United Nations continued unabated, although the dwin-dling attendance spoke loudly to the waning interest and abject failure of the flawed notion that man has .

  • We were treated superbly on road trip to K-State game

    To the Editor: On Sept. 17, I got in the car here in Auburn with three buddies and headed for Kansas. We were looking forward to a nice fall trip to see Auburn play your Wildcats. Upon arriving on campus, we .

  • We enjoyed everything about Manhattan… almost

    To the Editor: When Kansas State and ESPN moved the KSU-Auburn football game to a Thursday night, my wife and I were thrilled. With our work schedules, we knew we would not be able to take off portions of two .

  • K-State fans’ support was amazing, as always

    To the Editor: On behalf of our players, coaches and support staff, I want to thank all K-State football fans so very much for your expected, yet amazing, support last Thurs-day evening. As always, you were truly special and greatly .

  • Constitution is a living part of American heritage

    To the Editor: The national celebration of the 227th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution, which began Sept. 17, ends today. The United States functions as a republic under the Constitution, which is the oldest document still in .

  • Editorial‘s information on climate change incorrect

    To the Editor: The Oklahoma City Oklahoman editorial published on Friday is probably right about one thing: “lukewarmers” are becoming more common in government. But unlike what they suggest, President Barack Obama is a member of that list. Obama talks .

  • Haub’s efforts have helped many affected by Parkinson’s

    To the Editor: On behalf of Meadowlark Hills, I would like to gratefully lift up and acknowledge the amazing fundraising efforts and leadership provided to the Parkinson’s Program of Manhattan at Meadowlark Hills by Michelle Haub. Michelle works year-round .

  • Groups, individuals helped with a very special deer hunt

    To the Editor: Recently, 27 people experienced an event they will remember the rest of their lives. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6-7, were part of nine-day special deer hunting season for youth and disabled sportspersons. Those 27 hunters were either 16 years old .

  • Nice of athletic department to let students attend class

    To the Editor: As a long-time KSU professor and football fan, I was a bit taken aback when I received a note from the athletic department indicating that football players would not be permitted to attend class Thursday, including my 9:30 .

  • Support local students at huge fun run Saturday

    To the Editor I am writing to invite the community at large to come out and support our local kids and local schools at the seventh annual Body First School Fitness Challenge this Saturday at Anneberg Park. This event will .


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