Letters to the Editor
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I don’t support building a new multi-million dollar library. We don’t need it. I resent being “over-taxed” year-after-year by the Library Board for cash they want but … more
April 4 we will have the opportunity to vote for three candidates for the Galena City Council and have a voice for the future of our beloved Galena. Those of us who live on the East side in Ward IV … more
I was dismayed to learn that our incumbent Ward 4 Alderman Robert Hahn chose to not attend the March 6 candidate forum organized by the League of Women Voters. The forum gave voters a chance to learn … more
Full disclosure: I was an elected member of the Galena Public Library Board of Trustees from 1999-2003, the last two years as president of the board. I was appointed to fill a vacant seat in July … more
At the age of 84 I find myself spending maybe to much time checking out obituary columns in the local and Dubuque, Iowa newspapers. However, I did notice a puzzling thing. There seemed to be an … more
Did you know that the Galena library board raised the tax levy by 4.999 percent again this year? Does that seem like a crazy number to you? Why didn’t they just raise it by five percent? They … more
I just read the Jo Daviess County Board voted to go forward with renovation of the Jo Daviess County Courthouse. As a citizen of Jo Daviess County, I don’t believe the Jo Daviess County … more
I would like to nominate Larry Losch for the good guy award. Larry is a super friendly guy and can be seen walking around downtown Galena chatting with people. He keeps the sidewalks and street tidy … more
Ahhh, winter in the Midwest. Whether you are one that loves it or hates it, the truth of the matter is most of us do not want to be out before the crack of dawn or late into the night clearing our … more
Earlier this month the Gazette featured a story about space issues at our library on Bench Street. Although the story stated that the library board of trustees has been looking into solutions, not … more
The Galena Food Pantry thanks Galena Walmart for all the generous donations received of meat, baked goods and fresh produce each food pantry distribution day twice each month. Walmart’s … more
On behalf of Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary, I want the community to know the help the Galena Elks Lodge has given us. Our auxiliary has had numerous fundraising events at the Elks and the members … more
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