Letters to the Editor
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You may or may not be aware that the City of Galena is currently involved in a lawsuit regarding the new development on the East side of town, known as The Parker. If you did know a lawsuit was … more
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. Prostate cancer is the number one diagnosed cancer in men having roughly twice the incidence of the number two cancer, lung cancer. After two … more
My garden has a body and soul, just like me. It relies on earth’s sun, shade, and rain, just like me. It needs continuous maintenance, perseverance to grow, a step at a time, just like me. more
Thank you for maintaining a wonderful “hometown” paper. My husbands father was born in Galena but leaving when he was a baby moving to Aurora. My husbands family made many trips … more
The word “ODE” has several meanings, but the one I have chosen for this occasion means “a poem in which a person expresses a strong feeling of love or respect for someone or … more
As our country emerges from the grips of the pandemic, our kids and communities still have needs to be met. And yet, with all this in mind, Republican extremists in the House of Representatives … more
Widespread disinformation continues to flow throughout Illinois about the Protect Illinois Communities Act. This is especially true of rural Illinois. Countless States Attorneys and County … more
I would like to nominate Amy and Steve, the owners of The Feathered Nest, for the Good Guy/Gal Award. It’s wonderful when your life is touched by wonderful people. When they live in your … more
Once again Mr. Podraza has submitted a letter blaming Republicans, past and present, for Illinois’s problems and lack of solutions. The problem is that for each of the past 40 years the … more
Population of Illinois in 2020 according to the Census Bureau was 12,815,528. Total population at that time for seven states (Iowa, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming) … more
This letter is in response to John Bernardi (The Feminine Mystic). The term the feminine mystic was coined by Betty Friedan back in the 60’s in her book by the same name. The book was … more
It rained all night long. My anxious heart that was due to a severe drought was now washed away. As soon as I woke up I rushed out to the yard. I wanted to check the hummingbird nest on the … more
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