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  • Students also benefit from project to help others

    To the Editor: For several years I have been delighted to be the recipient of a grant allowing my students and me to provide some holiday cheer for the children at the Manhattan Area Transitional Shelter. This year, as in .

  • Sponsors, public helped MHS Fashion Show succeed

    To the Editor: Last Saturday, Manhattan High School’s National Honor Society hosted the first MHS Fashion Show. The show was a fundraiser for our group and had a twofold purpose. It was a way for MHS students to assist .

  • Voter Empowerment Act could ease fraud hysteria

    To the Editor: I would like to add a few points to others’ comments in response to Roger Seymour’s letter April 9 regarding voter fraud (“Shame on the Mercury for ‘charade’ against Kobach.” As Richard Baker pointed out, the North .

  • Kobach’s voter suppression is hardly a source of pride

    To the Editor: Roger Seymour’s letter in last Wednesday’s Mercury about data on voter fraud and the paper’s “charade” against Secretary of State Kris Kobach has all the makings of misinformation and hysteria mas-querading as truth. Seymour .

  • Republicans clearly benefit from president’s policies

    To the Editor: What if everything we have today remained exactly the same except that our president was a 65-year-old white Republican named John Smith? What would be different? 1.  All the talking heads on the right would be singing .

  • We have election problems, but fraud isn’t one of them

    To the Editor: I read Roger Seymour’s letter in Wednesday night’s paper with some interest. Although his note was lengthy note, Mr. Seymour left out a few things. First of all, “The Board of Elections was careful to .

  • Kobach should halt efforts to keep people from voting

    To the Editor: A big shame on Roger Seymour for using statistics from North Carolina to prove his point here. Our part-time Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach needs to spend all of his working hours for Kansas instead of .

  • Shame on the Mercury for ‘charade’ against Kobach

    To the Editor: Voter fraud does exist, and Democrats know it. The editors at the Mercury know it too, and if they don’t, they’re not worthy of being called newsmen and their paper is just another biased political .

  • Let’s help our churches lead in struggle for justice

    To the Editor: Once again, I am embarrassed.  Leonard Pitts has that way of getting to me, but this time he really hit home with his op-ed piece in the Miami Herald with the headline: “Christianity Often Too Slow .

  • Volunteers enhance unique Discovery Center experience

    To the Editor: A volunteer by definition: a person who voluntarily offers themselves for a service or undertaking; a person who performs a service willingly and without pay. Volunteering has been synonymous with American causes for well over 200 years. From .

  • Sherow will bring respect, cooperation to Congress

    To the Editor: I was so glad to see the article on March 30 about Jim Sherow running against Tim Huelskamp in the First District congressional race. We have a choice for our next U.S. Representative. I choose Jim Sherow .

  • Let’s honor contributions of countless area volunteers

    To the Editor: “Celebrate Service” is the theme for National Volunteer Week, April 6-12. Capture the meaning of this signature week honoring local people who dedicate themselves to taking action and solving problems in our community.  National Volunteer Week .


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