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Jo-Carroll Energy probably does long-range strategic planning. They must meet regularly with the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives and plan their collective future. Why don’t they … more
Memorial Day observance by June Freeman, Galena I have attended the Memorial Day program held on Riverside Drive at the Veterans Memorial for many years. One year I was very disturbed by all … more
While not the position I chose to take, I do understand the hesitation some have in getting the vaccine due to uncertainty about long-term effects and lack of data. It is not a traditional vaccine … more
The Friends of the Galena Public Library is a non-profit organization that operates as a fundraising arm for the Galena Public Library. Although the library is publically funded, the Friends act … more
Are you aware of what the Jo Daviess County Board is planning for the future of Jo Daviess County? The county board is in the planning stages to develop a county park working with the Jo Daviess … more
This spring, the Illinois Legislature is considering landmark legislation called the “Clean Energy Jobs Act” (CEJA). This is an opportunity for meaningful action to address climate change … more
People and workers spending money are the economy. Businesses say, “People did not want to work.” Republican legislators say, “People won’t work because they get more on … more
On Saturday, May 1, my beloved runt of a mini “doxie,” Greta, was missing. After Facebook postings by family and friends, neighborhood posters and door-to-door searches, my phone remained … more
Life is competitive. We try to teach our children competiveness in school through extracurricular activities such as sports, debate teams, casting for plays, etc. Please do not try to water down … more
The article about the retirement of Galena’s city engineer Andy Lewis reminded me how much we owe the gentleman from Wales who chose Galena as his home town 23 years ago. Andy is dedicated to … more
I’m writing this letter on May 12. Today, I received in the mail the Sunday New York Times dated May 2. Last week, I received the Sunday paper on Monday. Sometimes I get the Sunday paper on … more
On Feb. 22 of this year, a call center was opened in the Emergency Operations Center in Hanover. The purpose was to assist residents over 65 who had difficulty using a computer, or who had no … more
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