Letters to the Editor
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Help the ARC

I was so grateful on reading Brenda Jakel’s “Good Guy Award” to John, the man who bought the pizza for her at Casey’s. Brenda was buying pizza for the kids in her ARC group … more

We are the intruders

Hey people!! The animals were here before us. Leave them alone. more

Keep Galena the way it was!

Recently, I returned to Galena, the place of my birth and where I spent the years of my childhood. During our drive around Galena, I noticed signs about building a new historical museum. The … more

America is already great

Make America Great Again! Seriously? I don’t need a political party urging me to make America great again. I look at the right, I look at the left and I see my neighbors making my America great … more

Make a difference

Eighty-one percent of women and 43 percent of men report being sexually harassed at some point in their lives. Lately, whispers of sexual harassment and abuse have become louder, allowing many … more

Remember Korea

With compliments to Ms. Karen Kelly. She is a fine educator which is made obvious by the Galena Gazette’s “Six Days in the Land of the Morning Calm” article. She was one of 10 … more

A few more thoughts on the museum

Just a thought, but with the US Bank leaving the Perry Street facility, how about that as a possible location for the future history museum? It is a good location, right next to the Old Market House … more

Plans are exciting!

I recently had the privilege of touring the Stillman home. I am so glad that the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society has purchased this magnificent building! Who better to trust than the … more

Good guy award

We would like to nominate Cody, Travis and Nathan Heuer for the good guy award. They came to our rescue with their strength, willingness and professionalism in our time of need. We would not have … more

Smiling Democrats on a sunny day

Let’s take a look at two of their signs. “Protect Roe.” How ironic! A beautiful, young girl is holding a sign that supports abortion on demand. Luckily for that child, her mother … more

An exciting project

I have the great honor to be a member of the Team of Scholars established to offer suggestions to the local history museum leaders in the construction of a new Galena & U.S. Grant Museum. As … more


For a long period of time, the Galena Gazette and the Galenian have printed numerous advertisements that have used images of U. S. Grant for various promotions, etc. When I brought this to the … more
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