Letters to the Editor
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On behalf of the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC), I would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the village of Elizabeth for welcoming us into the community and holding our very … more
I’d like to recognize Bob Stilson, assistant manager of Gasser’s True Value Hardware Store for the Good Guy Award I am old enough to remember when lamp and light fixture stores were … more
There’s been a lot of discussion regarding the Electoral College over the last two-and-a-half years, both at home and in the public sphere. People have pretty strong opinions, on both sides, of … more
For the past several years Midwest Medical Center has hosted a breakfast and discussion for prostate cancer survivors and fighters and their spouses or significant others. Midwest Medical Center will … more
  Oops! I forgot the paper comes out on Tuesdays and the deadline for the next issue is Friday. Three days is not much time for you to email me. So, I am putting up my ideas and taking down … more
This letter is in response to the TH article “Galena green-lights drafting of pot policy.” Council Member Kieffer has asked what residents feel about this. Here is what we feel about … more
  I would like to nominate Roger Miller, the bartender at Manny’s in Savanna, for your Good Guy Award. Not only did he track me down and return my lost wallet, all of the cash I had … more
The other night, my friends and I were remembering those back-in-the-day days when I worked in the shops (23 of them) downtown. It was so much fun. People were having a wonderful time, loved shopping … more
    We just got back from a wonderful, breathtaking Road Scholar guided tour of the Badlands, the Black Hills, and miles of awesome prairie. We also saw Mount Rushmore, and the Crazy … more
The main problem with the Electoral College is the “winner take all” policy of almost all states. Unless you live in a “swing state,” your vote is in danger of not counting at … more
  Well, well, well, with very little if any work done by our representatives in Congress on the real problems facing our country, they are taking their (well-earned, ha, ha) vacations and … more
    It was a surprise to learn that the League of Women Voters wants to abolish the Electoral College as “undemocratic.” The July 17 Galena Gazette article notes that this … more
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