Letters to the Editor
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At the April 25 city council meeting and more specifically the public hearing on the proposed near east-side resort, two city council members, in arguing their votes to approve annexation, said that … more
The city already made two huge mistakes allowing marijuana and tattoo parlors!! Since when do they fit a town of 1840s? My husband, John Connor, worked so hard for the Galena Historic Preservation … more
“I would never do anything to hurt Galena.” This statement was used multiple times at the Galena City Council meeting on April 25. I try to not doubt someone’s sincerity, and I … more
“Trust us,” they said. “We wouldn’t do anything to hurt Galena," they said. That doesn’t mean that they are helping Galena. The city council’s dealings with the … more
A big shout out and thank you to all who participated in planning, hosting and recognizing the Gold Star families of the Jo Daviess County Vietnam veterans. It was a very nice welcome home tribute to … more
It is with great sadness that I read of the loss of our dear friend, Jerry Murdock. I am remembering so many kindnesses and happy times–beginning with granting an ELCA Lutheran pastor and his … more
It was with a heavy heart, that I learned of the departures of the Dickersons from their editorial positions at our hometown newspaper, The Galena Gazette. While Jay will continue on until his … more
We have a first to recognize and celebrate. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history on April 7 when she became the first African American woman appointed to the Supreme Court. While reveling in … more
My family moved to Galena when I was in high school. My folks, Carl and Marilyn Johnson, and my brother, Adam, have been a huge influence on my love of Galena. They’ve worked to honor the … more
The Galena City Council quickly approved the large tourism development known as “The Parker” on Feb. 28. I can attest to the fact that there was little or no discussion about such an … more
I just learned of a website that looks like an official Galena history or tourism site… until you get to the part promoting “The Parker.” It includes a selection of renderings from … more
We would like to name Brandon Behlke for the Good Guy Award. We know that reporting the news is his job; but to our community it is a great service. It is nice to open a newspaper and read what is … more
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