Letters to the Editor
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Wall is not the answer by Dave Becker, Tucson, Ariz. My wife and I were residents of Galena for several years. Although we are now residents of Tucson, Ariz., we continue to read The Galena … more
Additional thoughts regarding Vision 2020 by Charlie Marsden, Galena Thank you to Carter Newton for an excellent summary of the accomplishments resulting from the Vision 2020 effort. I was … more
I certainly concur with the publisher’s comments about the Vision 2020 goal of Best in the Tri-States Education System. “There is little talk during school board meetings about enhancing … more
The whole yard is so bright. I’ve thought for a moment it’s because I forgot to turn off the outdoor light. No. The gentle light is coming from the moon. The winter night would be long … more
This is a true story of my childhood. Born in 1940, my twin brother, George, and I experienced our early years in England, with our mother, while our father, a Dunkirk survivor, served in Germany, … more
We would like to recognize and nominate our neighborhood kindness crew for the Good Guy Award. On Saturday, Dec. 15, Sonny and Kerry Shelke and Trish Simmons descended upon our yard with five … more
Galena at its best by Robert Florence, Stillwater, Minn. I reside in Minnesota and am a part-time resident in Galena. I just did my fifth production of Living Windows at Vignettes. Galena was … more
Good guy award by Jennifer Montag, Galena Middle School Spelling Bee Committee On behalf of the Galena Middle School Spelling Bee Committee, I would like to nominate First Community Bank, US … more
All over the world, the debate rages on and on about immigration. All sides have numbers, stats, charts, graphs and predictions which they claim support their side in this grim dispute. All of this … more
Detroit has the ignominious distinction of transforming itself from the wealthiest city in America to its poorest within one person’s lifetime. It accomplished this near impossible feat by … more
Be a star by Angelina Kim, Elizabeth I turn off the light and look at the stars in the night sky. The quasars have come to me across over 10 billion years. They make me think of this evanescent … more
Our past is really in the future by Steve Repp, Galena I attended the Oct. 2 gathering at the Ramada regarding the future plans for the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society. During the … more
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