Letters to the Editor
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As an Apple River area resident and a Brimfield High School alum, I doubt if it is any consolation to the Galena girls’ basketball team that Brimfield had Galena on the “radar” in … more
The Galena City Council cannot agree on a plan to deal with the lack of parking in the downtown area, so the council voted to approve a plan that will very likely increase demand for parking spaces … more
The Oxford English Dictionary defines: Mayor–The head of the government of a town, elected by the public. City council–A group of elected officials who make the laws of a city and … more
I attended the Galena City Council meeting on Monday, Feb. 28, during which the council approved by a 5-2 vote the rezoning request for the very large planned unit development, a resort project to be … more
Last Monday the city council voted against the wishes of constituents, and against residents living near the proposed “Parker” resort. This council has spent months deliberating impacts … more
After the Feb. 28 city council meeting about the proposed Marine Hospital/resort, the score was tourists 100, locals zero. Despite a petition with 300 signatures, not to mention the 556 online … more
I would like to nominate 9-year-old Liam Kurt for the little good guy award. After he was through skiing at Chestnut, he was waiting to be picked up and he noticed a lot of garbage on the ground so … more
I would like to make a special notice to two fine gentlemen who for the past few years have been clearing snow from everyone’s driveway every time it snows. Randy Degenhardt and Danny Welp have … more
It seems like whenever Americans care about invasions and wars, there must be the potential of white people being killed in those invasions and wars. This sort of scenario has played itself out … more
I have been reading about the expansion debate lately. First, let me state that I am a regular visitor to Galena and own no property in the area. A tourist. Three or four times a year I come into … more
After reading all the letters to the Editor, I was very gratified to see how very cordial they were. They all spoke against the proposed development at the Marine Hospital-Rigdon Farm area. But … more
In France, you can become a French citizen even though you are not ethnically French, but you cannot be truly French unless, well, you are French. The same is true of Germany, Italy, Japan, China, … more
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