Letters to the Editor
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Pennie Groezinger, a Stockton resident running for a second 6-year term on the Highland Community College Board, will continue to focus on advancing higher education for all students in the … more
My first encounter with Jerry was when I enrolled in the Police Academy classes when he, as Chief of Galena Police, initiated to bring law enforcement techniques to the public’s attention with … more
I would like to recommend Pennie Groezinger for the position of trustee of the Highland Community College Board. Pennie, a current board member and vice-chair, brings much knowledge and experience … more
The same neo-liberal and neo-conservative factions of the US/Western power and money structure are reacting to the Russian invasion of Ukraine as they did to Trump’s electoral victory in 2016. … more
The Pirate Closet has generously provided a snack for each day of our state-mandated standardized testing (Illinois Assessment of Readiness) for all of the third through eighth grade students. They … more
I don’t support building a new multi-million dollar library. We don’t need it. I resent being “over-taxed” year-after-year by the Library Board for cash they want but … more
April 4 we will have the opportunity to vote for three candidates for the Galena City Council and have a voice for the future of our beloved Galena. Those of us who live on the East side in Ward IV … more
I was dismayed to learn that our incumbent Ward 4 Alderman Robert Hahn chose to not attend the March 6 candidate forum organized by the League of Women Voters. The forum gave voters a chance to learn … more
Full disclosure: I was an elected member of the Galena Public Library Board of Trustees from 1999-2003, the last two years as president of the board. I was appointed to fill a vacant seat in July … more
At the age of 84 I find myself spending maybe to much time checking out obituary columns in the local and Dubuque, Iowa newspapers. However, I did notice a puzzling thing. There seemed to be an … more
Did you know that the Galena library board raised the tax levy by 4.999 percent again this year? Does that seem like a crazy number to you? Why didn’t they just raise it by five percent? They … more
I just read the Jo Daviess County Board voted to go forward with renovation of the Jo Daviess County Courthouse. As a citizen of Jo Daviess County, I don’t believe the Jo Daviess County … more
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