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Recent contributors to the Gazette commenting on the Fair Tax amendment (Sept. 30 and Oct. 6) have voiced what I think is a quite justifiable concern: How can we trust the legislature to use … more
We have all heard the same old story from Illinois government today as in years past. The state needs more money so let’s tax the high-income residents and all will be well…as so … more
Inglewood, California, 1954. My neighborhood buddies and I were bored. Maybe that’s why we played “Army,” “Cops and Robbers” or “Cowboys and Indians” nearly every day. Those … more
A week ago, I received a personal message from Janice Dillan, a Sicangu Oyate Lakota friend who was in my class at Sinte Gleska University at Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota. “The … more
The football season should be nearing its completion in the upcoming weeks, but unfortunately due to the pandemic, the season has been pushed to the spring. Prior to this year, the latest that … more
Ruth Bader Ginsburg never sought fame. “I just try to do the good job that I have to the best of my ability and I really don’t think about whether I’m inspirational. I just do … more
The headline was an actual question posed by The Galena Gazette 125 years ago on Oct. 9, 1895, after dissensions between the principal at Galena High School and students. Talks of an organized … more
As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases pushes northward to 300 here in Jo Daviess County, there is one little thing we can all do that will stop or slow down the spread of this highly … more
Although the League of Women Voters (LWV) never endorses candidates or political parties, we do take stands on issues we have studied and on which we’ve reached consensus. The LWV of … more
For a little over a decade, Warren was home to two different schools, one the public school that still is the pride of the community today, and the other the Warren Academy, which for its 12-year … more
Two very welcome pieces of mail arrived at our home this past Saturday from Jo Daviess County Clerk Angela Kaiser. . .our vote-by-mail ballots. Another arrived for my dear sweet mother at Prairie … more
This morning as I write, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is lying in state at the United States Capitol. She is the first woman to be given such an honor; she is also the first Jewish … more
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