Letters to the Editor
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The city of Galena intends to re-visit the proposed Parker Planned Unit Development soon, but it will be re-visiting a PUD that should never have been brought before the zoning board to begin with, … more
Is it time to put out the torch, box up the statue, and send Lady Liberty back to France with a tearful farewell? A growing number of our people are wanting to replace her with a Statue of Uncle Sam, … more
I thoroughly enjoyed Lynn Werner’s column in the August 24 edition of the Gazette, so  cleverly “written” by Stella the Donkey. My husband, Merl and I have been … more
A letter to the Galena Gazette or to anybody with a good answer. My question is why does school have to start so early? It is started before the Illinois State Fair is over and during the … more
Our entire family visited the Galena area in August 2022. Wow. The scenery is beautiful. Driving into Galena, I see help wanted signs everywhere. In Wisconsin a large, relatively famous resort … more
Our entire family visited the Galena area in August 2022. Wow. The scenery is beautiful. The traffic moves at 35 mph on winding two lane roads with no streetlights. Homes are spaced apart through … more
This opinion is in response to a recent letter in the Gazette, placed by the president of the local chapter of the League of Women Voters. I felt compelled to question the credibility of a civic … more
Regarding Gerald Podraza’s letter promoting an alternate passenger rail route on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks. The route Mr. Podraza proposes is historically interesting, but not … more
Kudos to Mike Jones for his excellent article about John Henry Weber. As the article illustrates, John Henry Weber was a significant figure not only in Galena and Bellevue, Iowa, history, but in the … more
The Workshop would like our citizens of Jo Daviess County to know that we are the service unit for the Salvation Army. The Workshop is in charge of The Red Kettle Campaign which starts after … more
Here are a few things about end times according to God’s book The Bible. People will be crying desperately for leaders to deliver them. Disputes among nations, constant talk of conflicts, … more
I’d like to nominate Robbie White and his crew for the Good Guy award. Even though they were really busy, they came in two days to remove the tree that fell on my house during the Saturday … more
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