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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 … more

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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 … more

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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 … more

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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 … more

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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 … more

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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, … more

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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. … more

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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 … more

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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 … more

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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) … more

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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 … more

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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 … more
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