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Letters to the Editor
Support the next generation In 1967 when the Round School in East Dubuque was opened, it was built to represent the future, with air-conditioning and an open concept, which was state of the art then. It has served the children …
Jo Daviess County EMS is in crisis Bill Bingham is identified In the Feb. 27, Galena Gazette as stating the current state of EMS in Jo Daviess County was not in crisis. A crisis and crossroad in rural North Dakota Emergency Medical …
Good to see familiar names In your Wednesday, Feb. 27 edition, I was pleased to see a group photo of young folks standing in front of an oversized check reflecting money raised during Culver’s of Galena “share …
Contact your legislators We, the Pro-Life Committee of Holy Trinity, St. Mary and St. Michael Parishes, are writing to urge Illinois residents to contact our Illinois Congress to firmly reject two bills being proposed in the …
Study the proposals and vote I would like thank the Stockton School District Board for the opportunity for the school district residents to have input on the building referendum. The decision will be the voters of the school …
Columnists

Doing its job: Riverside Drive retaining wall did its job here last week

I well remember writing a column many years ago complaining about a new stone retaining wall that was built along Riverside Drive. It’s just too short to do any good, I remember thinking. …

Women of the Galena Fire Department

The five women firefighters of the Galena Fire Department are well-trained professionals. At one moment they draw on the serious focus required in their important work; the next moment they warmly …

St. Patrick’s events : There’s a dinner, fun run and parade on tap in Hanover and Galena

I have a feeling that there will be a lot of green all about Galena this coming Saturday. Galena’s going to get a head start on St. Patrick’s Day festivities with a day-full of …

The voices of women remain strong

T oday is International Women’s Day. This week I have been reflecting on both the communal and solitary journeys of my courageous international sisters. In the collections room of the Galena …
Editorials

Dealing with the deer: Census shows alarming increase in herd

A white blanket of snow upon the landscape is a beautiful site in the Driftless Region. It’s also the perfect backdrop to accurately count the number of deer who call Galena home. That …

Nick Hyde is our choice

The Gazette generally does not endorse candidates. It has been our belief that our role is to share information about candidates so you can make an informed decision. This time, we are making an …

You've done it!

The lead story in last week’s Galena Gazette, “We’re doing it,” is a news story which we’ve wanted to publish for a very long time: The good new is this: The ARC has …
More opinions

Be proactive, not reactive

I am writing this letter as a parent who has two children in the East Dubuque School District. The facilities that the school district currently operate in are in need of many modifications to bring …