Letters to the Editor
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There are many people who took me to places where I had to get this past year: George and Leann Scharpf, Janice Lisk, Doris Virtue, Tom Furlong, Jerry Westemeier, John Rosenthal, Rob and Ruth … more
A quarter of the kitchen window facing the west is blocked with snow that came down last night. I haven’t seen deer’s footprints in the yard for several days. Where is Frisky now? Frisky … more
We can all likely think of a time when someone said something that made us cringe, and we hoped against hope that we had simply misheard. This was the case for me last week when Virginia Governor … more
Sometimes, Americans tend to look inward and miss the bigger picture. Refugees are not just Mexicans or Central Americans, indigenous people or Euro-Americans or criminals trying to enter the United … more
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) is in the midst of reviewing Nicor Gas’s request for a $17.6 million, 70.4-mile natural gas pipeline extension from East Dubuque to the Galena Territory. … more
This is in response to John A. Schultz’s recent letter in The Galena Gazette, “Fences do make good neighbors.” In his letter Mr. Schultz challenges the veracity of a previous writer … more
  In a recent letter, Pat Wemstrom, claimed “Undocumented immigrants commit crimes at a lower rate than do United States citizens.” I have seen/heard this claim several other … more
  Last week, border patrol in Gila Bend, Ariz., arrested three people and confiscated two million dollars worth of illegal drugs. A fourth person escaped as of this writing. This attempted … more
    Among his many witticisms, Mark Twain had this to say about knowledge gleaned from a newspaper: “If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed, if you do read … more
    I would like to nominate Nick Wand for the good guy award. The evening of Jan. 28 my son’s vehicle was in the ditch not far from home. After Nick had been plowing all day … more
    A recent letter in favor of Trump’s wall praises the good sense of the saying, “Good fences make good neighbors.” The line is from Robert Frost’s poem, … more
    I’m asking this question of everybody, Republican and Democrat. Why do the senators and congressmen, and even the president, get their pay, when federal workers … more
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