Letters to the Editor
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On Oct. 9 we went to Galena Cellars to enjoy a perfect fall day in Jo Daviess County. Jim Mantey on guitar was great, as always. It was a delight to sit with a group of friends and enjoy the music … more
As East Dubuque residents, we appreciate that Brandon Behlke attends local meetings in our community (among other events) and that he shares actual facts verbatim. Brandon’s information on … more
The Galena Elks would like to nominate Alfonso Grajales, a wonderful young man who is a ninth grader in Galena, for the Good Guy Award. He heard about the Elks looking for volunteers on Oct. 23 to … more
I would like to nominate one of your employees for the Good Guy Award. On two separate occasions Janet Turner Shaw hand delivered to my door step the Gazette. For no rhyme or reason it was not in my … more
A life well-lived by Mary Rooney Sheahen, Rolling Meadows He was a force of nature, a colorful character, a man who was known to so many. John Cooke made a difference in this world and … more
I need to write a few words about the membership of Miner’s Lodge 0273, here in good old Galena. When I fell ill a few years ago, many of my abilities also fell to nearly impossible. My desires … more
Transparency? by Rick Pariser, Galena “Former custodian sues library (Gazette 9-15-21)” offers an insight of what happened to a long-term and valued employee of our library. Marv … more
The good guy award should go to Joan Harmet, an enthusiastic ambassador, generous volunteer and educator for preserving our North American Bluebirds. I met her this summer at the Jo Daviess County … more
Wow, I never thought my first letter to the editor would be regarding a Covid-19 Booster Clinic. After reading last week’s front-page article about the board of health meeting and the actions … more
The creed “none left behind” that has morphed from the military to a generally accepted motto for all today rings hollow in our country. Several years ago President Obama proudly … more
It was disheartening to read comments from two county board members at the board’s last meeting (Galena Gazette, Aug. 18). Both LaDon Trost and Bob Heuermann made comments that make me feel … more
It takes years, planning, and patience to ween a society from a culture centered on individual freedom and personal responsibility to one in which the individual is dependent on his government not … more
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