Letters to the Editor
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Today, as I sat resting in my living room, just watching TV, a knock came to my door. An attractive young woman was there passing out information on a new Republican candidate for our District 89 … more
Allowing a vineyard to be established inside the town of Galena is a very bad idea. First of all the vines can be very easily killed by drift from the common broadleaf weed killer 2,4-D available … more
Passenger rail service Chicago to Dubuque has run out of steam; it no longer has legs let alone wheels to roll on. The city of Dubuque committed $1 million to support Field of Dreams project; … more
What is a library? It’s a place where “everyone” can go, welcomed there, to read, to learn, to grow.. . .or just to contemplate in a quiet place away from the world’s … more
I hope those people who support local rail service are the ones who are carjacked by Chicago gang members. Don’t these supporters understand that one-way rail service is ideal for gang members … more
On May 7 we witnessed something truly amazing. Our son, Ben, was crowned Galena Prom King. This is an honor for anyone, but for our son and our family it was something beyond special. Ben is … more
As we are in the third week of May’s “Mental Health Awareness” emphasis, the League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County (LWVJDC) would like to encourage all readers to learn more … more
I attended the May 9 Galena City Council meeting where the council approved the second reading of the annexation agreement for the Parker project. I attended the May 11 Galena Zoning Board of Appeals … more
Public service is both an honor and a burden. To serve requires not only the ability to listen but the willingness to listen. Public service also requires empathy, the ability to feel and respond to … more
On May 2 and 9 the Galena City Council, once again, turned its backs on the citizens they represent as they voted in favor of annexation of land for the Parker resort project. Once again, the … more
This is the 14th year of the Euleila Awards which celebrate the work and inspiration of the young poets and artists of Galena High School. The Euleila Awards are an effort to both recognize and … more
I fell in love with Galena 60 years ago as a kid on a family trip and I have written about the town as a professional journalist for more than 30 years, for national and regional publications … more
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