Letters to the Editor
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I would like to nominate Larry Losch for the good guy award. Larry is a super friendly guy and can be seen walking around downtown Galena chatting with people. He keeps the sidewalks and street tidy … more
Ahhh, winter in the Midwest. Whether you are one that loves it or hates it, the truth of the matter is most of us do not want to be out before the crack of dawn or late into the night clearing our … more
Earlier this month the Gazette featured a story about space issues at our library on Bench Street. Although the story stated that the library board of trustees has been looking into solutions, not … more
The Galena Food Pantry thanks Galena Walmart for all the generous donations received of meat, baked goods and fresh produce each food pantry distribution day twice each month. Walmart’s … more
On behalf of Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary, I want the community to know the help the Galena Elks Lodge has given us. Our auxiliary has had numerous fundraising events at the Elks and the members … more
I would love to be able to buy a cup of coffee when I come to shop in Galena, or maybe even a soda on a hot summer day. There are many merchants selling those items, but I can’t buy … more
Shockingly rising prices at the grocery store and at the gas station have now appeared with even more alarm in our heating and electric bills. Many people believe that these rising prices are the … more
Julie and Marty Soat would like to nominate eighth grader Ava Engle for the good gal award. On Saturday, Feb. 11, we noticed someone shoveling our driveway. When approached she said she was shoveling … more
By now, the majority of Jo Daviess County residents will have received an envelope from my office. On a bi-annual basis, we issue new voter cards to all the active registrants in the county. While … more
I just finished reading “Horse,” by the Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks. It’s a must read. Some might complain that there are too many characters, too many plot … more
I would like to publicly acknowledge Sheriff Kevin Turner and his deputies, Galena Police Chief Eric Hefel and his officers and all local law enforcement for their professionalism, dedication to duty … more
Jo Daviess County Sheriff Kevin Turner and Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney Chris Allendorf refuse to enforce the Protect Illinois Communities Act. If they cannot fulfill their oath of office … more
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