Letters to the Editor
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The Marine Hospital/Ridgon Farm proposed commercial development is not solely a “neighborhood” concern. Anyone who lives on the east side of Galena, who lives or works out Blackjack Road, … more
As a tax paying Galena citizen, I am confused. Politics is a rough game when the stakes are high and our public officials should not be so resistant to criticism and public organizing. Especially … more
Up front, I am Dorothy Beckwith, former Galenian who grew up in a house that had been owned by Jesse Grant, Ulysses’ father. So, right away you know I love Galena history. Those of you older … more
The large commercial resort development proposed for the quiet historic area surrounding the Marine Hospital would be an enormous change to the city, with enormous impacts to the community. There are … more
We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the article recently written about Jerry in your newspaper. Brandon did a wonderful job on the article. He is always so kind with his words and … more
Galena has one and a half million visitors a year and they all have something in common with each other and with us locals. We are all driving around in circles looking for a place to park. So, … more
As our nation once again extends heaps of praise and near adulation on the memory of Abraham Lincoln, allow me to offer a somewhat divergent opinion of the man. In 1860, most Americans did not … more
Illinois Bank & Trust is highly committed to Galena and to northwest Illinois. From our valued shop owners on Main Street to our large government and public sector clients, to every customer, … more
It is extremely disappointing to witness two young athletes turn their backs on their country. Eileen Gu, freestyle skier, and figure skater Zhu Yi, both born in California, have chosen to represent … more
Restoring the Marine Hospital is a great idea. A friend lived there and we were able to appreciate the unique quality of the building including vaulted brick ceilings. But construction of a resort … more
I thank Connie Wienen and Darlene Farrey for advancing the discussion on the proposed Marine Hospital development. Here is my own perspective on the negative impacts from the proposed development, as … more
The Galena Middle School sixth and seventh grade classes would like to say a big thank you to the Hillard family and Tri-State Travel for providing buses for the Lorado Taft trip. We would also like … more
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