Letters to the Editor
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We currently have entered into unprecedented times in the tri-state region. All of our families and friends have been affected by the current pandemic. Our local and regional hospitals have reached … more
When I watch and listen to high-spirited young black Americans like Candace Owens and read the books and articles of old, seasoned, and highly-educated black Americans like Thomas Sowell and Walter … more
“COVID, COVID, COVID. Everyone is so tired of COVID.” That is one of the truest statements made by the president in the recent presidential campaign. We are tired of not being able to … more
If you were a stockholder and an employee of a company that in 1980 was behind in their payments to the company pension program by about $4.5 billion, and this negative number grew to about $137 … more
I’d like to comment briefly upon two issues looming in Galena. The first is inside dining in Galena and the second is a $300 charge/fine for any dog taken by Jo Daviess Animal Control to the … more
On behalf of the Galena Middle School Spelling Bee Committee, I would like to nominate Illinois Bank and Trust, First Community Bank and US Bank for the Good Guy award. On Oct. 26, Galena Middle … more
I believe the majority of my fellow citizens–of any political party–are good, decent people trying to do the right thing. What I don’t understand is the extension of abortion … more
On an average day, 48 United States Postal Service employees will experience a slip, trip or fall while working. Slip, trip and fall accidents are one of the leading accident types for our mail … more
As many of you know me well, for the others, I was born in Galena in 1970 and graduated in 1988 from Galena High School. I recently moved back part-time to Galena from Wisconsin after 31 years … more
I just voted at the courthouse. I was very proud to cast my ballot for Joe Biden. As a veteran, I did my part not to vote Donald Trump. He called those who served in the military “suckers and … more
Once again Americans will be asked to choose between two woefully flawed presidential candidates. Recognizing the fact that our entrenched two-party political system, over time, has been thoroughly … more
As usual, when we get closer and closer to an election, many myths, half-truths and distortions come forward which often confuse the voter. It is sometimes helpful to look at information from a group … more
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