To the Editor: For the eighth year in a row, local retired military members are teaming up with Army Airborne (Heritage Platoon) members for a weeklong military display in the Riley County Senior Center. This display has been favorably received .
To the Editor: I grew up loving K-State and especially K-State football. I was proud of my affiliation with the university and the team. I wore my purple with great pride, but with that pride came teasing and mocking, even .
To the Editor: I’m writing this in the hope of cutting through the political noise of the upcoming election. I have a story to tell, and I believe it matters. My name is Mary Lucas and I’m the .
To the Editor: A few years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback (or Kansas taxpayers?) paid an enormous consulting fee to Arthur Laffer to provide counsel on policy aimed at promoting growth in the state. Regarded by most knowledge-able economists as a .
To the editor: Over the past few years, I have read several articles in local papers and online websites regarding our local district court judge, John F. Bosch. In the Oct. 5 Manhattan Mercury, an article titled “Judge’s sentences raise .
To the Editor: If you truly want what’s best for Kansas, it makes no sense to choose Greg Orman over Sen. Pat Roberts. Here’s just a short list of Pat Roberts’ accomplishments for Kansas and Manhattan. See more .
To the Editor: Hooray for the boys in blue… and their coach, Ned Yost! I watched practically all of the Royals’ games this season on TV. The Royals were spectacular. They were having fun, and one could tell there was .
To the Editor: For many, college football is a civic religion. Despite their faith in Coach Snyder, hopefully football fans are perceptive enough to see his endorsement of Pat Roberts as nothing more than desperation on the part of the .
To the Editor: As the election looms, we need to be aware of the false and misleading claims of Gov. Sam Brownback. Brownback continues to claim that Kansas is going great and it’s time to “hit the accelerator.” Kansas .
To the Editor: Friends, Romans, countrymen (and women), and fellow Kansas citizens: As the elections near, we are subjected to too many commercials on TV. As for the governor’s race, the big dispute is about how much is spent .
To the Editor: Over the course of their campaigns, a good number of ads that have been on television for Gov. Sam Brownback and Sen. Pat Roberts have contained more contempt for the president than explanations of what the candidates .
To the Editor: The only purpose of the League of Women Voters’ recent letter to the Mercury (Oct. 24) was to remind citizens to vote and to share information on voting places and times. Now, though, Bill Felber’s follow-up letter (.
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