Letters to the Editor
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Time to talk about The Parker again. This time there’s new information: occupancy rates. These hadn’t been compiled for three years since 2019 so until October, no one at Galena City Hall … more
I was a student in world history when Mr. Wright took the class over as a student teacher in 1963. The articles in the paper surrounding his passing were tributes to his engagement as an academic and … more
A recent national poll revealed that 71 percent of Americans feel this mid-term election to be most critical. Control of Congress is at stake. State office holders are equally important. A similar … more
John Bernardi: Thank you for a great letter to the editor! in the Oct. 26 Gazette. Had to look up “Robespierres” https://bit.ly/3Woq6ye to perhaps understand the French connection. As … more
On election day, Nov. 8, voters in Jo Daviess County will see a referendum asking voters to approve exploratory means that would allow the Jo Daviess County Board to seek from the Illinois … more
In response to the Oct. 26 Galena Gazette article, “On Your Ballot” maybe the question on the ballot read “Should the Jo Daviess County Board seek the passage of legislation in … more
On the ballot is a non-binding referendum asking voters to consider an additional hotel/motel tax to support local EMS systems. I am asking you to vote no. I am a big supporter of local EMS and a … more
The Oct. 26 Galena Gazette published an article about the upcoming hearings for the amended Parker development plan. The article appears to refer to statements from the application summary. I would … more
Eighteen years ago, I did a serious “gut check” when I moved from Texas to Florida and got my new driver’s license. When asked if I had a preferred party for voter registration I, … more
Over a recent 10-year period the Federal Reserve kept interest rates very low, zero to nearly two percent or so. Businesses invested in machinery, home owners refinanced mortgages, people bought new … more
The decade of the 50s was a great time to be an American. Our parents and grandparents, especially those who had died in the two world wars, had sacrificed mightily to save freedom from tyranny. … more
As we each consider our votes in the coming election it is wise to be prudent in what is put in the Illinois Constitution. Retirement benefits for state of Illinois employees were put there and … more
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