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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 …

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A black wristband of solidarity

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. more

America, the ahistorical

I know that both political parties would love to forget the atrocities that our “better dead than red” foreign policy wrought throughout Central America...

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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,” …

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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 …

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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 …

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Kelly Lane is special place

by Bonnie Geisert, Galena

Kelly Lane is not just a Galena city street. It’s a neighborhood. Up and down the street, neighbors have been doing all manner of nice things for each other. It is a pleasure to live …

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Plea for bell ringers

by Jim Holman, Galena

As of Sept. 30, the Salvation Army funds for Galena and Jo Daviess County have been used. The demand for assistance during the past year has been extreme. The shortfall simply is the result of lack …

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