Letters to the Editor
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The Galena schools received $180,000 from the American Rescue Plan program. School administrators used these funds to purchase 680 Chromebooks for students’ use. A big thanks goes out to … more
Year after year local banks “buzz” in and provide the Galena Middle School Spelling Bee winners with cash prizes. Due to this continued and generous support for our students, the Galena … more
I’d like to nominate my brother, Tim Travis, for the good guy award. Over the last seven weeks, he has shown up for me in countless ways in spite of his work schedule (six days a week). Thank … more
Here is an interesting comparison (at least to me anyway). In 2002, Space X was founded by Elon Musk. In 2008, Space X launched successfully its first rocket into space. Six years from buying an old … more
After living with outdoor dining for two summers, I think it is time to put it to rest. During COVID it made sense, but continuing forward it does not. It adds nothing to the beauty of the town and … more
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
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