Letters to the Editor
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Good guy award

We would like to nominate Cody, Travis and Nathan Heuer for the good guy award. They came to our rescue with their strength, willingness and professionalism in our time of need. We would not have … more

Smiling Democrats on a sunny day

Let’s take a look at two of their signs. “Protect Roe.” How ironic! A beautiful, young girl is holding a sign that supports abortion on demand. Luckily for that child, her mother … more

An exciting project

I have the great honor to be a member of the Team of Scholars established to offer suggestions to the local history museum leaders in the construction of a new Galena & U.S. Grant Museum. As … more


For a long period of time, the Galena Gazette and the Galenian have printed numerous advertisements that have used images of U. S. Grant for various promotions, etc. When I brought this to the … more

Good guy award

I went up to pick up the pizzas from Casey’s for our Pirate class one day last week. A nice man named John, who was standing in front of me, asked if I was with the ARC. I said yes and … more

Fawns on our lawns

The deer in the city People either love them or loathe them They are pretty, say some; they eat my plants say others How can we live in harmony with our wildlife sisters and … more

Galena is worth preserving

Have Galena citizens seen the flyer of the plans to relocate the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum to the site of the Stillman Mansion? A project of this magnitude needs more than a quarter page in the … more

Do u wanna be happy 4 the rest of your life

Some people appear to find enjoyment in being continually angry and unhappy. They find comfort in calling other people offensive names. Words like racist, sexist, bigot, Nazi, Fascist, Islamaphobe … more

Save the trees

I love trees–all kinds of trees. I believe that most people who choose to live in our beautiful county feel the same. We know how valuable trees are to us all, and I am not referring to their …


Civics lesson

When I read the first article in the Gazette about the proposed gun ordinance, I thought surely the State’s Attorney would tell them they lack the authority to nullify State laws and that would … more

Good guy award

We’d like to nominate the city employees and road crew who, in recent weeks, promptly took care of problems in our alley. In one case, a storm had washed away part of an already-narrow roadway; …


Children are not political pawns

My heart goes out to the children of the school shootings, the children separated from their parents at our borders, and to children of war everywhere, of Iraq, of Syria and of Gaza. I know what … more
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