Letters to the Editor
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We would like to recognize and nominate our neighborhood kindness crew for the Good Guy Award. On Saturday, Dec. 15, Sonny and Kerry Shelke and Trish Simmons descended upon our yard with five … more
I reside in Minnesota and am a part-time resident in Galena. I just did my fifth production of Living Windows at Vignettes. Galena was at its best with throngs of people viewing 40 windows that … more
On behalf of the Galena Middle School Spelling Bee Committee, I would like to nominate First Community Bank, US Bank and Illinois Bank & Trust for the good guy award. Galena Middle School … more
All over the world, the debate rages on and on about immigration. All sides have numbers, stats, charts, graphs and predictions which they claim support their side in this grim dispute. All of this … more
Detroit has the ignominious distinction of transforming itself from the wealthiest city in America to its poorest within one person’s lifetime. It accomplished this near impossible feat by … more
I turn off the light and look at the stars in the night sky. The quasars have come to me across over 10 billion years. They make me think of this evanescent life. I’m heading for work after a … more
I attended the Oct. 2 gathering at the Ramada regarding the future plans for the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society. During the talk that was given, words like a world class museum, a plaza … more
I’d like to offer my heartfelt thanks to Hillary Dickerson and all at the Galena Gazette for their superb coverage of the Euleila Awards for Poetry and Art over the past 11 years. I am sure … more
I am writing to commend Chad and Chris Smith. They installed new windows at a home in The Galena Territory. After construction I went in to clean the home a bit teary at what a mess I could go into. … more
On a week day a while back, there was a disturbance on a bus where a rider got very upset. Jim Hogan and his wife were just entering the Log Cabin on Main Street and heard the woman driver crying out … more
  Jan Smith’s article about double-yolked eggs really made me smile, and I hope this poem, that I wrote a couple of years ago, may have the same effect! Eggs and Promises–Just … more
Welcome refugees by Chuck Wemstrom, Mt. Carroll A few thousand people are crossing into Mexico on the way to the USA as of this writing, President Trump has sworn to stop them. He is expected … more
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