Letters to the Editor
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We would like to thank all the hard working gas company, telephone company, electric company, police, fire, etc., for their hard work during the winter storms. Special thanks to Bucky Basten at … more
    On Tuesday, Feb. 12, a snow filled day with a weather alert for Jo Daviess County and many closures, U.S. Mail carrier, Teri Bautsch, went to extraordinary trouble to make certain … more
My gramma insists on sending Douglas and I a check every Christmas. We went to deposit it, but unknowingly dropped it in the Walmart parking lot. When we realized that it was missing, I called my … more
I would like to thank Ginger Komiskey for turning in my purse to Midwest Medical Center that she found in the parking lot. It’s so reassuring to know that they are such honest people out … more
Bravo to Superintendent Greg Herbst for his idea of incorporating symbols in the district coat of arms, to represent academics and the arts. As founder of the Euleila Awards for Poetry and Art at … more
“Attitude reflects leadership” is something we should all remember. I am the first to admit I get a little rowdy at times…however, I have always supported local athletes no matter … more
I am writing with concern about the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) action on the applications for the use of solar panels in the historic district at the November meeting. Given that the … more
Michael Perry, a New York Times bestselling author, humorist and host of the nationally-syndicated Tent Show Radio, will perform at LitFest’s premier event, a dinner at the Desoto House on … more
Not one member of the Democratic Party has stepped forward to support the president’s request for a wall to secure this country’s southern border. This tells us more about the fascist … more
Today at lunch, a gentleman set $20 on the table as he overheard my friends and I talking about the flat tire I had while driving to the restaurant. I don’t know who he was, or why he did this, … more
Jane Carlisle, Shirley Friedl and Joan Offerman join me in nominating Kirsten Heim, instructor of the balance classes at Midwest Health and Fitness Center, for a good guy award. This class focuses … more
Between May 25 and Sept. 17, 1787, 55 men gathered in Philadelphia and hammered out the terms of our country’s rulebook, which we call the Constitution. The prior rulebook, the Articles of … more
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