Letters to the Editor
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I am a working man that is concerned about our tax dollars that are spent. For many years the Galena Public Library used public tax dollars for flowers, fruit baskets, t-shirts, dinner parties … more
I do love trees, especially all the wonderful variety we have in our county from the dwindling number of stately 200-year-old white oak to the lowly-regarded red cedar, which adds so much beauty to … more
It’s very hard today to pick up the daily newspaper or turn on your favorite cable news channel and see and hear the ridiculous, nutty and completely scary protestations coming out of the ultra … more
Thanks, Charlotte Kennedy, for sharing your oatmeal blender muffin recipe. I tried it a few times and the muffins are great! People who suffer from dairy intolerance need recipes like this to avoid … more
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Rock Island, who represents the 17th Congressional District. I am sure you are well aware of the thousands of our fellow … more
I was so upset to learn of Steve Allendorf’s passing. He was a major reason I am a long-time part-time resident in Galena: In 1985, I visited Galena for the first time, coming from my … more
My husband and I would like to give Elizabeth Ludescher a great big good guy award. After the first vaccination sign up day, I was whining online that I would never be able to sign Al and I up for a … more
Admittedly 2020 has been a heckuva year. I’d use an expletive but the Gazette wouldn’t print it. All of us suffered in different ways, the loss of friends to the virus, no physical … more
First of all, thanks to everyone who participates in the city of Galena’s glass recycling program. The purple bin at Tammy’s Piggly Wiggly repeatedly fills with glass that is then remade … more
I was very pleased to see your remembrance of Steve Allendorf and particularly happy to see the photo on page 14A my late husband, Archie, made for his first campaign. I remember it well. Steve … more
As a resident of and frequent walker in Galena, I am greatly disappointed today as my walk along the river and across to Grant Park was sullied by frequent encounters with maskless adults and people … more
The story about the school board meeting in the Feb. 24 edition of the Gazette brought about a lot of questions after I read it. The teacher was not able to tell his or her side of the story, which … more
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