Let the competition begin!
By Cathie Elsbree, Galena
I am not going to honor the “alternative facts” about public schools presented by Mr. Bernardi in his letter of last week by disputing them, there are too many…( OK, the …
Ms. Werner’s article in the Gazette (June 20) concerning the border crisis and the separation of children speaks from the heart but not from the head. Emotional appeals, whether in anger or in sympathy, are usually deserving of further reflection, and Ms. Werner’s falls into this category.
John McCain was one of my heroes because of what he did, what he went through and what he always believed. He was in Viet Nam when I was in 1967. But in 1968 I was home. John McCain spent five more …
Lives at risk if ambulance suspended
by Shawn Buck, Hanover
I’m not trying to scare people, but reality is setting in fast for the community of Hanover and surrounding communities. A group of citizens is deluging the Illinois Department …
Swamp to sewer?
Joe McHale, Chicago
Mr. Trump promised to rid Washington D.C. of the swamp; he neglected to mention he is introducing the sewer. Just look at his cabinet choices.
Deer are on the move
by John P. Jankowski, …
I am woman, hear me roar!
by Karen Boggild Schober, Galesburg
2016 is over; I am finally remembering to put 2017 on my checks and Phil has warned me of six more weeks of winter. Finally, the election is over and nobody won.
There was …
Take a second look at the benefits
by Robert Mahan,Galena
A letter to the editor that appeared in the May 9, 2018 edition of the Galena Gazette has illustrated that there may be some misunderstanding of how lodging in historic buildings …
On giving thanks...
by John Jankowski, Stockton
Thanksgiving should be a national day of prayer and forgiveness, for all of the hell our forefathers and their progeny have created here and abroad, in the name of “Manifest Destiny,” …
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
by Dr. Ralph Losey, Galena
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. I want to encourage all men over the age of 40 to have a discussion with their doctor about screening for prostate cancer.
Much of the …
A case for the Affordable Car e Act
by Jody Coss, Freeport
I am a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience. After realizing I could no longer give the care I knew was needed because of the constant pressure to work longer hours with …