Letters to the Editor
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Living outside of the Galena city limits, I don’t have a say in the city council’s decision making. It seems that this is true for the residents of Galena. Last night after two hours of … more
Along with many others, I attended the Galena City Council meeting on April 25. A long line of Park the Parker residents took to the podium, along with a Rockford lawyer representing their interests … more
At the Galena City Council meeting on April 25, Alderperson Bernstein asked about the commercial outdoor entertainment that would be allowed “by right” at four proposed Parker development … more
At the April 25 Galena City Council meeting, a large crowd of about 130 people gathered in the council chambers, mainly to discuss the proposed Parker project. At one point a show of hands revealed … more
At the April 25 city council meeting and more specifically the public hearing on the proposed near east-side resort, two city council members, in arguing their votes to approve annexation, said that … more
The city already made two huge mistakes allowing marijuana and tattoo parlors!! Since when do they fit a town of 1840s? My husband, John Connor, worked so hard for the Galena Historic … more
“I would never do anything to hurt Galena.” This statement was used multiple times at the Galena City Council meeting on April 25. I try to not doubt someone’s sincerity, and I … more
“Trust us,” they said. “We wouldn’t do anything to hurt Galena," they said. That doesn’t mean that they are helping Galena. The city council’s dealings with … more
A big shout out and thank you to all who participated in planning, hosting and recognizing the Gold Star families of the Jo Daviess County Vietnam veterans. It was a very nice welcome home tribute to … more
It is with great sadness that I read of the loss of our dear friend, Jerry Murdock. I am remembering so many kindnesses and happy times–beginning with granting an ELCA Lutheran pastor and his … more
It was with a heavy heart, that I learned of the departures of the Dickersons from their editorial positions at our hometown newspaper, The Galena Gazette. While Jay will continue on until his … more
We have a first to recognize and celebrate. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history on April 7 when she became the first African American woman appointed to the Supreme Court. While reveling in … more
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