Letters to the Editor
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In response to your editorial entitled “Let’s Do Better,” (Jan. 19, 2022) I would like to first go on record as agreeing with the editorial’s writer that coming to the music … more
The two best things about Galena are its unique history and its beautiful natural green rural spaces. Therefore, I am opposed to the idea of a developer coming in to destroy a pristine environment to … more
From a developer’s point of view: This letter is in response to the Jan. 26 Gazette letter regarding the Marine Hospital project. Boy, if we had a buck for every time it was said … more
I’d like to join Melissa McGuire in thanking Jeff Rice for bringing the importance of masking to the forefront. What is amazing to me is that with a full vaccination rate of 76 percent in Jo … more
Every day I approach the traffic light at the corner of Main Street and U.S. 20 and when it is red, I stop and wait for it to turn green. It is annoying and deprives me of the freedom to do as I … more
I just finished reading The 1619 Project, a New York Times publication created and edited by Nikole Hannah-Jones. I read it in part to see what all the controversy is about. I loved learning more … more
Thanks and kudos to citizen Jeff Rice and council member Pam Bernstein for reminding us of the importance of wearing masks. It is discouraging for those who want to stay healthy to go to our … more
Editor’s note: This letter was signed by 16 additional neighbors. We, the neighbors of the proposed commercial development featured in last week’s Gazette, feel it is essential to draw … more
During President Trump’s last year in office, 2020, he established what is referred to as the 1776 Commission and appointed Larry P. Arnn, Hillsdale College president, to serve as chairman. … more
The best New Year’s resolution you can make for your family and yourself is to get back on track with your healthcare. Obviously, with the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, it’s critical … more
Good guy award by Art Ricker, Galena Within our county are some special youngsters who each Christmas season honor veterans by placing a goodie bag on their porch. Yes, they are Santa’s … more
On Dec. 14, the Jo Daviess County Board voted to approve the new county board redistricting maps as presented. The maps are horrible. There is textbook gerrymandering in them, and the Scales Mound … more
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