Letters to the Editor
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On Saturday, March 19, my husband and I were dropping books off at the Galena Public Library for their book sale. Jacob Furlong helped us bring the books into the library. My husband fell while … more
As many citizens of Galena know, the building of the Marine Hospital was supervised by Ely Parker, a Native American engineer and friend of U.S. Grant. As many know, Parker also supervised the … more
As an Apple River area resident and a Brimfield High School alum, I doubt if it is any consolation to the Galena girls’ basketball team that Brimfield had Galena on the “radar” in … more
The Galena City Council cannot agree on a plan to deal with the lack of parking in the downtown area, so the council voted to approve a plan that will very likely increase demand for parking spaces … more
The Oxford English Dictionary defines: Mayor–The head of the government of a town, elected by the public. City council–A group of elected officials who make the laws of a city … more
I attended the Galena City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 28, during which the council approved by a 5-2 vote the rezoning request for the very large planned unit development, a resort project to be … more
Last Monday the city council voted against the wishes of constituents, and against residents living near the proposed “Parker” resort. This council has spent months deliberating impacts … more
After the Feb. 28 city council meeting about the proposed Marine Hospital/resort, the score was tourists 100, locals zero. Despite a petition with 300 signatures, not to mention the 556 online … more
I would like to nominate 9-year-old Liam Kurt for the little good guy award. After he was through skiing at Chestnut, he was waiting to be picked up and he noticed a lot of garbage on the ground so … more
I would like to make a special notice to two fine gentlemen who for the past few years have been clearing snow from everyone’s driveway every time it snows. Randy Degenhardt and Danny Welp have … more
It seems like whenever Americans care about invasions and wars, there must be the potential of white people being killed in those invasions and wars. This sort of scenario has played itself out … more
I have been reading about the expansion debate lately. First, let me state that I am a regular visitor to Galena and own no property in the area. A tourist. Three or four times a year I come into … more
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