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Mend the damage

by Lilian ‘Leila’ Anwar

As a former member of the Royal Air Force, Corporal (W), watchleader in air traffic control, serving in fighter command, Yorkshire England; and transport command, Singapore, and as a military …

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Good guy award

by the Rev. Jim McCrea, Galena

Churches often deal with people in extremes–on one hand the joys of weddings and baptisms; on the other the pains of grief and the daily struggles with illness. That’s when churches are …

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Grateful to Midwest Medical Center

by Kathy Rivera, Galena

I know there have been many articles posted in this section of the Gazette about Midwest Medical Center and their excellent care. . .but if this hospital didn’t have what I …

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A case for the Affordable Car e Act

by Jody Coss, Freeport

I am a registered nurse with over 20 years of experience. After realizing I could no longer give the care I knew was needed because of the constant pressure to work longer hours with …

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On bended knees for a budget

by Michele Miller, executive director,

Northwestern Illinois Center

for Independent Living

Editor’s note: This letter was sent to Sen. Tim Bivins and Rep. Brian Stewart and additional elected public …

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Good guy award

by Lilian “Leila” Anwar, Galena

This has been the 10th year of the Euleila Awards which celebrate the work and inspiration of the young poets and artists of the Galena High School. Since 2007, 162 awards have been …

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Searching for family

by Pam Jones, Caldwell, Texas

I am searching for living descendants of two Irish immigrant families who settled in Jo Daviess County in the middle of the 19th century. They include Timothy and Catherine Monnahan Lucy, …

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Way to go, Dubuque!

by Kimberly Thompson, Galena

I applaud the forward-looking vision of Dubuque’s mayor and the city council, who were expected to adopt a proclamation affirming Dubuque as a “Welcoming Community” on June 5. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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) …

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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 …

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