Sunday, April 26, 2015



Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | March 15, 2013

    Elect commissioners who will stand by what they say

    To the Editor: How many times have you seen politicians state one thing on the campaign trail and then do something completely different when elected? How many other politicians make flowery speeches with no “beef”?

  • Letters | March 14, 2013

    We don’t need someone who wants to take over

    To the Editor: Thank goodness our city is not in need of rescue by a candidate who offers his “leadership” to come in and take over to show our bumbling incompetents how it should be done.

  • Letters | March 14, 2013

    Choose candidates reluctant to increase local tax burden

    To the Editor: Shall we join Grace Hwang on a time trip back to the third grade when boys voted for boys and girls voted for girls? Perhaps she would have benefited from my third-grade teacher, Mrs. Collier, who after observing this phenomenon stated she

  • Letters | March 14, 2013

    Elect Ball, Strawn, Hogan to the City Commission

    To the Editor: The central issue in the April city election is the cost of living in Manhattan. We need com-missioners who will take a holistic view and drive down the debt. Let us elect some people with a bit of business sense that will

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Development threatens Rock Springs Ranch

    To the Editor: The Kansas Preservation Alliance recently added the Water Wheel Ranch House at Rock Springs Ranch to the state’s Endangered Historic Places list.

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Summer program geared to children with autism

    To the Editor: It has become cliché to say it takes a village to raise a child, but for families who are raising a child with an autism-spectrum disorder, it is oh so true. A key component in helping children with autism learn appropriate social

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Nuss will add necessary balance to City Commission

    To the Editor: Public officials are elected to represent the people. In a con-stitutional republic, the views of the majority are tempered. The make-up of the current Man-hattan City Commission fails to represent the views of many residents of Manhattan. Debbie Nuss has the experience

  • Letters | March 10, 2013

    Ball is the correct choice

    To the Editor: Thirty years as a highly accomplished leader and executive manager with tech-nical, operation management experience proves that John Ball is the correct choice.

  • Letters | March 08, 2013

    Where is news coverage of 2A basketball tourneys?

    To the Editor: The Manhattan Mercury has done it again. The 2013 State High School Class 2A Basketball Championship Tournaments are this week in Bramlage Coliseum. Why doesn’t the Mercury write a report on the schools attending? Even printing the names of the schools participating

  • Letters | March 08, 2013

    Brownback’s tax plans will hurt many Kansans

    To the Editor: Who are the 15 percent who don’t know if they oppose zero income tax and the 11 percent who aren’t sure about the governor’s performance? These are numbers from a recent survey showing that 48 percent oppose zero income tax and 52 percent


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