Letters to the Editor
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Character by Chief Deputy Craig Ketelsen, Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office “Character: How a person acts when they think no one is watching.” On the night of Friday, July 21, into the morning hours of Saturday, July … more
Puzzled by Melissa McGuire, Galena I was puzzled by your Aug. 9 headline, “What did you learn?” Usually headlines impart information. Asking a question of your readers is really odd. The series on immigration was fine. I’m … more
Value of tax dollars by Joseph Hartford, Galena I recently had occasion to be in Schapville at the Scales Mound Gun Club. Now there are signs posted stating the road is closed ahead. But I was able to get to the gun club. Schapville Road is … more
Mend the damage by Lilian ‘Leila’ Anwar As a former member of the Royal Air Force, Corporal (W), watchleader in air traffic control, serving in fighter command, Yorkshire England; and transport command, Singapore, and as a military … more
Good guy award by the Rev. Jim McCrea, Galena Churches often deal with people in extremes–on one hand the joys of weddings and baptisms; on the other the pains of grief and the daily struggles with illness. That’s when churches are … more
Grateful to Midwest Medical Center by Kathy Rivera, Galena I know there have been many articles posted in this section of the Gazette about Midwest Medical Center and their excellent care. . .but if this hospital didn’t have what I … more
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 … more
On bended knees for a budget by Michele Miller, executive director, Northwestern Illinois Center for Independent Living Editor’s note: This letter was sent to Sen. Tim Bivins and Rep. Brian Stewart and additional elected public … more
Good guy award by Lilian “Leila” Anwar, Galena This has been the 10th year of the Euleila Awards which celebrate the work and inspiration of the young poets and artists of the Galena High School. Since 2007, 162 awards have been … more
Searching for family by Pam Jones, Caldwell, Texas I am searching for living descendants of two Irish immigrant families who settled in Jo Daviess County in the middle of the 19th century. They include Timothy and Catherine Monnahan Lucy, … more
Way to go, Dubuque! by Kimberly Thompson, Galena I applaud the forward-looking vision of Dubuque’s mayor and the city council, who were expected to adopt a proclamation affirming Dubuque as a “Welcoming Community” on June 5. … more
Correction to Hanson letter Pat Wemstrom, Mount Carroll Dr. Hanson calls a headline to a column my husband and I wrote in the Journal-Standard more than seven years ago “a tendentious and mean-spirited provocation.” The headline … more
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