Letters to the Editor
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Gratitude for community support

I write this letter on behalf of the United Churches of Galena Food Pantry in gratitude for the overwhelming giving and support seen at our recent Hunger Luncheon. The monetary giving was the largest … more

Electoral College confusing, undemocratic

In 2016, according to the independent, non-partisan Cook Report, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote for president by just short of 2.9 million votes. Then why is Donald Trump president? Voters … more

There is light at end of tunnel

Some of the information Mr. Burke conveyed in his summary, Gazette (8/22/18 edition) of the Aug. 15 meeting to update the community, Bring Back the Blackhawk, Amtrak Train is accurate. Mr. … more

Good Guy Award

I’d like to recognize Jackie Gasparro and Vicky Mescher for the Good Guy Award I’m a senior who uses a walker and lives on Main Street on the fourth floor. On a Thursday earlier this … more

Help the ARC

I was so grateful on reading Brenda Jakel’s “Good Guy Award” to John, the man who bought the pizza for her at Casey’s. Brenda was buying pizza for the kids in her ARC group … more

We are the intruders

Hey people!! The animals were here before us. Leave them alone. more

Keep Galena the way it was!

Recently, I returned to Galena, the place of my birth and where I spent the years of my childhood. During our drive around Galena, I noticed signs about building a new historical museum. The … more

America is already great

Make America Great Again! Seriously? I don’t need a political party urging me to make America great again. I look at the right, I look at the left and I see my neighbors making my America great … more

Make a difference

Eighty-one percent of women and 43 percent of men report being sexually harassed at some point in their lives. Lately, whispers of sexual harassment and abuse have become louder, allowing many … more

Remember Korea

With compliments to Ms. Karen Kelly. She is a fine educator which is made obvious by the Galena Gazette’s “Six Days in the Land of the Morning Calm” article. She was one of 10 … more

A few more thoughts on the museum

Just a thought, but with the US Bank leaving the Perry Street facility, how about that as a possible location for the future history museum? It is a good location, right next to the Old Market House … more

Plans are exciting!

I recently had the privilege of touring the Stillman home. I am so glad that the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society has purchased this magnificent building! Who better to trust than the … more
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