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 …
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 …
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. …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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? …
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 …
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 …