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Overcoming challenges

by Evan Audette, Crystal Lake

I just read the wonderful article on Wes Randecker in the April 19 edition. What an amazing and inspiring person.

I have attended the annual National Wild Turkey Federation banquet for the …

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Issue isn’t so simple

by James Considine, Galena

The article “It was worth it” by Hillary Dickerson about Betty Dionisio was very good and changed my mind on the issue. For awhile I have been saying that if someone is …

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Support for new board

by Mike Hyland, Galena

Congratulations to Tom Long, Mike Einsweiler, and Nikki Frank on being elected to the Galena School Board. Great job. The voters have spoken. They are excited about what you can bring to the board. …

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Time to meet the responsibility

by Jenni Ackerman, Galena

In reading the advertisement in the Gazette this week which was paid for by the committee to vote “no” for the school referendum, I was shocked to read Galena categorized as …

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Comforting words

by Kim Thompson, Galena

On Monday, March 20, Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney John Hay, Sheriff Kevin Turner and City of Galena Police Chief Lori Huntington spoke to the group, Women and Friends Making a Difference, at …

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You go, girl!

by Melissa McGuire, Galena

I no longer read John Bernardi’s letters because my tolerance for tedium and annoyance has been worn thin. But I applaud the bright and benevolent Cathie Elsbree’s willingness to take on the …

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Let the competition begin!

By Cathie Elsbree, Galena

I am not going to honor the “alternative facts” about public schools presented by Mr. Bernardi in his letter of last week by disputing them, there are too many…( OK, the …

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Doing the right thing

by Helen Mayberry, Galena

Next Monday, March 13, the Galena City Council will discuss and decide whether Galena will be designated a “Welcoming City.” This is a small but important step for our city to …

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Paying it forward

by Lillian Wirtz, Elizabeth

Having lunch in Elizabeth on Saturday, Feb. 11, a couple finished eating and left some money on their gift certificate. The waitress told us we were to use this on our bill. We were eating with our …

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I’ll be prepared next time

by Diana Elliott, Galena

I have been a dog owner my entire life and up until last night never been attacked.

I have always told people it’s safe to walk around at night. After all this is Galena? …

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I am woman, hear me roar!

by Karen Boggild Schober, Galesburg

2016 is over; I am finally remembering to put 2017 on my checks and Phil has warned me of six more weeks of winter. Finally, the election is over and nobody won. 

There was …

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Good guy award

by Leila Anwar, Galena

Recently my little great-niece in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, sent me a card featuring her artwork.

It was addressed to me at Apt 2F, Galena, Illinois, U.S.A. This precious packet safely winged its …

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