Sunday, April 26, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 23, 2013

    Support for Nuss and McCulloh for Commission

    To The Editor: I have served with Debbie Nuss on a committee, and know of several other committees and organizations she’s volunteered for in the community. She is very knowledgeable on all aspects of the city and would be a great asset to the

  • Letters | March 22, 2013

    Adults need to set a good example for children

    To the Editor: I was once talking to one of my teachers when I observed, “You can’t tell people how to live.” He replied, “But you have to try.”

  • Letters | March 22, 2013

    Cost of living is key issue in city elections

    To the Editor: The central issue in the April city election is the cost of living in Manhattan. We need commissioners who will take a holistic view and drive down the debt.

  • Letters | March 22, 2013

    A vote for Usha Reddi for City Commission

    To the Editor: I endorse Usha Reddi for City Commission.

  • Letters | March 21, 2013

    Strawn’s ‘litmus test’ lives; reject him and his ‘cohorts’

    To The Editor: Mr. Bob Strawn’s letter in the March 13 Mercury attacking my statement that he believes in a litmus test for candidates was very enlightening in terms of how he would serve us as a city commissioner if elected:

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Sponsors, volunteers helped youth mowing clinic succeed

    To the Editor: The annual youth lawn mowing clinic was held March 12 at Pottorf Hall in CiCo Park. This is put on by KSU Riley County Extension and the Manhattan Breakfast Optimist Club.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Nuss, an outstanding leader, can handle city’s challenges

    To the Editor: If you support economic growth and development, regional coop-eration, efficient and competent government and a high quality of life in Manhattan, then we urge you to vote for Debbie Nuss in this April’s Manhattan City Commission election.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Strawn has shown reason, decorum, common sense

    To the Editor: Bob Strawn has served us well in the past and will do so again. As mayor, he dealt tirelessly with very controversial issues during his four-year term, bringing  common sense, decorum  and reason to the table.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    Reject landlords’ choices; elect Nuss, McCulloh, Reddi

    To the Editor: The Mercury Landlords Association financially backed a couple City Commission candi-dates who constantly talk about lowering property taxes to “help fixed-income senior citizens” — a political deception. The biggest beneficiaries of lower property taxes are rental property owners (like us), not seniors.

  • Letters | March 20, 2013

    For the best commission, elect McCulloh, Nuss, Reddi

    To the Editor: Manhattan deserves the best! Please join us in voting for Karen McCulloh, Debbie Nuss and Usha Reddi for City Commission.


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