Letters to the Editor
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After reading all the letters to the Editor, I was very gratified to see how very cordial they were. They all spoke against the proposed development at the Marine Hospital-Rigdon Farm area. But … more
In France, you can become a French citizen even though you are not ethnically French, but you cannot be truly French unless, well, you are French. The same is true of Germany, Italy, Japan, China, … more
The Galena Middle School teachers would like to nominate Caprinia Abt and the Culver’s crew for the Good Guy Award. On Thursday, Feb. 17, they donated lunches for 52 students who … more
I wish to voice my very strong opposition to the proposed resort complex before the city council for a vote next week (Feb. 28). There has not been any study to which I am aware that shows that … more
I am writing to voice my opposition to the proposed Rigdon farm development. To be honest, I am a neighbor of this property, and yes, I do not want it in our back yard. However, I am opposed simply … more
The Marine Hospital/Ridgon Farm proposed commercial development is not solely a “neighborhood” concern. Anyone who lives on the east side of Galena, who lives or works out Blackjack Road, … more
As a tax paying Galena citizen, I am confused. Politics is a rough game when the stakes are high and our public officials should not be so resistant to criticism and public organizing. Especially … more
Up front, I am Dorothy Beckwith, former Galenian who grew up in a house that had been owned by Jesse Grant, Ulysses’ father. So, right away you know I love Galena history. Those of you … more
The large commercial resort development proposed for the quiet historic area surrounding the Marine Hospital would be an enormous change to the city, with enormous impacts to the community. There are … more
We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the article recently written about Jerry in your newspaper. Brandon did a wonderful job on the article. He is always so kind with his words … more
Galena has one and a half million visitors a year and they all have something in common with each other and with us locals. We are all driving around in circles looking for a place to park. So, … more
As our nation once again extends heaps of praise and near adulation on the memory of Abraham Lincoln, allow me to offer a somewhat divergent opinion of the man. In 1860, most Americans did not … more
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