Letters to the Editor
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The recent TV ads blaming Gov. Rauner for the failure of the state of Illinois for not having a state budget for over two years is a total distortion of the truth. By the state constitution, the … more
Shout outThis letter is also a shout out to my fellow Galenians–thank you! Have you noticed? During the entire spring and summer, there has been a vast improvement less litter along the high … more
By the time you read this, I will have already have voted. I almost always vote for the Democrats, and this year, I’m voting a straight ticket. JB Pritzker is an outstanding choice. He wants … more
I would like to nominate the Galena and East Dubuque volleyball staff, players, parents and community for the Good Guy Award. We are so very fortunate to be surround by an amazing community and we … more
A few week ago, I was rushed to return back to Galena from Dubuque. Somehow in my rush, I left my wallet on the cab of my truck. All of my cash, credit cards and necessities managed to ride clear to … more
Pray tell. Some, not all, Republican legislators in Washington D.C., speak (tell) about praying as this is what some of their followers want to hear. . .them speaking in a morality … more
As I hung the laundry on the clothesline early this morning, it looks like it will be a good day for drying clothes thanks to the nice breeze. Watching the clothes dancing on the line is always fun … more
Good guy award by Kimberly Schwartz Last Thursday morning my husband lost control of our Irish red and white setter, Lady, on Main Street. He tried to retrieve her, but she just sped … more
My second grade class and I would like to nominate Arlee Wills and her employer, Jo Daviess Mutual Insurance Co., for the good guy award. They made a monetary donation to my classroom so that each … more
One of the major promises of JB Pritzker’s campaign for governor is that he going to implement a progressive state income tax. A progressive tax is where the rate of taxation increases as your … more
There is only one word to describe the recent Galena ‘Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice’ event on Sept. 8, and that word would have to be “fun.” One doesn’t normally … more
He won’t come to a political Forum in Jo Daviess County because the League of Women Voters, holding the forum, is biased. He won’t come to a political forum in Jo Daviess County … more
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