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Letters

  • Crafty Seniors grateful for support of young people

    To the Editor: The Crafty Seniors would like to express our appreciation and thanks to the young people outside Manhattan Town Center who have given us a hand in loading our crafts and supplies at the end of our sales .

  • Youth graceful, disciplined at recent dance recital

    To the Editor: On Sunday, May 4, I was invited to the Sharron Washington Dance Recital, “Dance Out Loud.” I had not been to a dance recital since my children danced with Sharron many years ago. I was so impressed with .

  • Heritage Foundation adds to climate change dialogue

    To the Editor: Keith Miller in a recent letter calls Heritage Foundation writer Nicholas Loris’s column on climate change “misleading and obstructionist.” If a person con-siders only one side of an issue, then you might reach that conclusion. However, .

  • Jenkins is indeed a CPA; Mercury criticism ‘absurd’

    To the Editor: The editorial in Tuesday’s Mercury criticizing Lynn Jenkins and others was overwhelmingly absurd. The statutes governing the practice of public accountancy in Kansas may be difficult to comprehend, but the Q and A section at the .

  • Now’s the time to check out iris varieties at KSU Gardens

    To the Editor: The Flint Hills Iris Society would like to thank all the visitors who toured the iris collection at the KSU Gardens on Mother’s Day. It’s just the beginning of the growing season for iris, and .

  • MATC, local firms integral to SkillsUSA competition

    To the Editor: We are so fortunate in the state of Kansas to have able and capable young men and women who want jobs and truly want to work. This was evident on April 18 when Manhattan Area Technical College hosted .

  • Letter carriers grateful for support of food drive

    To the Editor: On Saturday, May 10, Branch 1018 of the National Association of Letter Carriers conducted our annual food drive. As we delivered our mail, we collected food donations along our routes and brought them to the Flint Hills Breadbasket for .

  • We should all do our best and encourage one another

    To the Editor: One of my dad’s favorite sayings was, “Do the best you can with what you have and be proud of it.” The thing to keep in mind, and very hard to really understand, is that one .

  • Take a lesson from me; don’t take ‘Microsoft’s’ call

    To the Editor: Last Tuesday, I received a phone call from “Microsoft” saying it had detected a virus in my computer. The woman calling said I should press certain keys to allow them to show me the virus. I did. .

  • Many with mental health disorders do not get help

    To the Editor: I am writing as a member of the Pawnee Mental Health Services Board of Directors representing Riley County. May is National Mental Health Month. Pawnee has been providing mental health services for over 57 years to members of .

  • Volunteers key to success of Kansas Sampler Festival

    To the Editor: What a weekend! Thank you to the more than 250 people who volunteered to help with the 25th annual Kansas Sampler Festival in Wamego. Thank you to the elected officials, members of the clergy, teachers, retirees, business owners, .

  • Pledge should hold meaning for person repeating it

    To the Editor: I might agree that the “Pledge of Allegiance is said far too often,” as a headline above a column on Page C8 in Sunday’s Manhattan Mercury stated, but only because it makes it become a hollow .


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