Letters to the Editor
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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
Heroes and football by Marnie Robbins, Galena On April 29, Galena hosted its first ever football clinic geared toward girls. The Galena Gazette so graciously covered the story of local fourth grader, Harper Robbins, who spurred the idea to … more
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
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