Letters to the Editor
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On May 7 we witnessed something truly amazing. Our son, Ben, was crowned Galena Prom King. This is an honor for anyone, but for our son and our family it was something beyond special. Ben is … more
As we are in the third week of May’s “Mental Health Awareness” emphasis, the League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County (LWVJDC) would like to encourage all readers to learn more … more
I attended the May 9 Galena City Council meeting where the council approved the second reading of the annexation agreement for the Parker project. I attended the May 11 Galena Zoning Board of Appeals … more
Public service is both an honor and a burden. To serve requires not only the ability to listen but the willingness to listen. Public service also requires empathy, the ability to feel and respond to … more
On May 2 and 9 the Galena City Council, once again, turned its backs on the citizens they represent as they voted in favor of annexation of land for the Parker resort project. Once again, the … more
This is the 14th year of the Euleila Awards which celebrate the work and inspiration of the young poets and artists of Galena High School. The Euleila Awards are an effort to both recognize and … more
I fell in love with Galena 60 years ago as a kid on a family trip and I have written about the town as a professional journalist for more than 30 years, for national and regional publications … more
I would strongly recommend that the citizens of Galena who oppose the “Park” try to place a referendum on a ballot that says “any annexation of land over 1 acre in size by the City … more
As the first commissar of the new Ministry Of Truth, I am here to tell you that the year 1984 has finally arrived, albeit somewhat late in coming. Some brief definition of political terms is … more
I would like to nominate Linda Nobis for the Good Guy Award. With the abrupt closing of the Jo Daviess County Senior Center office and Linda Nobis’ departure after 27 years, area seniors are … more
Living outside of the Galena city limits, I don’t have a say in the city council’s decision making. It seems that this is true for the residents of Galena. Last night after two hours of … more
Along with many others, I attended the Galena City Council meeting on April 25. A long line of Park the Parker residents took to the podium, along with a Rockford lawyer representing their interests … more
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