Letters to the Editor
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League supports expanded voting access by Sue Cording, president, League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County The League of Women Voters of Illinois is working hard to secure passage of SB1933, the Illinois Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) … more
Thoughts on city deer issue by Bill Fawell, Galena This survey makes as much sense as the deer committee’s final report.  There is one issue and one issue only, and that is Lyme disease. The mistake the committee made was one of … more
Overcoming challenges by Evan Audette, Crystal Lake I just read the wonderful article on Wes Randecker in the April 19 edition. What an amazing and inspiring person. I have attended the annual National Wild Turkey Federation banquet for the … more
Issue isn’t so simple by James Considine, Galena The article “It was worth it” by Hillary Dickerson about Betty Dionisio was very good and changed my mind on the issue. For awhile I have been saying that if someone is … more
Support for new board by Mike Hyland, Galena Congratulations to Tom Long, Mike Einsweiler, and Nikki Frank on being elected to the Galena School Board. Great job. The voters have spoken. They are excited about what you can bring to the board. … more
Time to meet the responsibility by Jenni Ackerman, Galena In reading the advertisement in the Gazette this week which was paid for by the committee to vote “no” for the school referendum, I was shocked to read Galena categorized as … more
Comforting words by Kim Thompson, Galena On Monday, March 20, Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney John Hay, Sheriff Kevin Turner and City of Galena Police Chief Lori Huntington spoke to the group, Women and Friends Making a Difference, at … more
You go, girl! by Melissa McGuire, Galena I no longer read John Bernardi’s letters because my tolerance for tedium and annoyance has been worn thin. But I applaud the bright and benevolent Cathie Elsbree’s willingness to take on the … more
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 … more
Doing the right thing by Helen Mayberry, Galena Next Monday, March 13, the Galena City Council will discuss and decide whether Galena will be designated a “Welcoming City.” This is a small but important step for our city to … more
Paying it forward by Lillian Wirtz, Elizabeth Having lunch in Elizabeth on Saturday, Feb. 11, a couple finished eating and left some money on their gift certificate. The waitress told us we were to use this on our bill. We were eating with our … more
I’ll be prepared next time by Diana Elliott, Galena I have been a dog owner my entire life and up until last night never been attacked. I have always told people it’s safe to walk around at night. After all this is Galena? … more
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