Letters to the Editor
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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
Is there such a thing as the feminine mystic? It certainly permeated the culture when I was growing up, although I fear it doesn’t resonate with today’s emphasis on equality. In … more
I was so delighted with your presentation of the Eulalia young people. However, I feel that you should have mentioned my dear friend and poet, Lillian Anwar, who conceived, trained and funded … more
As I was emptying the American Flag disposal receptacle last week, I came upon a more than usually worn flag with the following note attached “Please give this symbol the respect it deserves. … more
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