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Opinion - Letters

  • Letters | May 23, 2013

    USD 378 bond issue reflects flawed priorities

    To the Editor: Much has been said by the USD 378 school board about the “safety and security” of the students in the district. The proposed bond issue would spend vast amounts of money building storm shelter-grade facilities at the high school and securing the building

  • Letters | May 22, 2013

    Thanks for sharing MHS graduates with community

    To the Editor: I look forward each year to seeing the Mercury’s coverage of the Manhattan High School graduation and seeing the pictures of its graduates. I enjoy the articles that focus on some of the students and their accom-plishments.

  • Letters | May 22, 2013

    Give bocce a try during Sunflower State Games

    To the Editor: Once again, the Sunflower State Games will be played in Topeka in July and involve more than 35 sports. Bocce is just one of them. This will be bocce’s fourth year in the games. Topeka has two outdoor courts that will be

  • Letters | May 20, 2013

    Don’t strip common sense from city’s building codes

    To the Editor: So much for young, first-time homebuyers in the City of Manhattan having the option of finishing their basements at a later date as finances permit.

  • Letters | May 16, 2013

    Salaries to sports figures are grossly out of line

    To the Editor: I have admired and, more importantly, respected KSU coach Bill Snyder for many years. For most of these years, I was not a resident of Kansas, but the values of the man shone through in articles I read. It was obvious that

  • Letters | May 16, 2013

    Thanks for support of letter carriers food drive

    To the Editor: On behalf of the Flint Hills Breadbasket and those whom we serve, we would like to take this opportunity to say “Thank you” to all of the individuals who so generously donated food for the letter carriers’ drive on Many 11. The Stamp

  • Letters | May 16, 2013

    Tribute to Easterday was well-deserved

    To the Editor: I congratulate the Mercury for its article about Steve Easterday’s retirement as director of the Manhattan High School orchestra and his 36 years of teaching.

  • Letters | May 15, 2013

    Whatever happened to conservative principles?

    To the Editor: Kansas voters, hypnotized by conservative Republican rhet-oric, have turned Kansas into a blood red state from governor down to dog catcher.

  • Letters | May 15, 2013

    Doctors and their staffs owe all patients courtesy

    To the Editor: With the current interest in mental health, we might expect a few courtesies for patients from physicians and their staffs.

  • Letters | May 13, 2013

    Pause and recognize nurses’ impact on patients, families

    To the Editor: This past week we celebrated National Nurses Week. It is important to pause and consciously recognize the nurses at Mercy Regional Health Center as well as nurses working elsewhere in the Manhattan community —those nurses who have vigilantly watched over you or

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