Letters to the Editor
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It is with great sadness that I read of the loss of our dear friend, Jerry Murdock. I am remembering so many kindnesses and happy times–beginning with granting an ELCA Lutheran pastor and his … more
It was with a heavy heart, that I learned of the departures of the Dickersons from their editorial positions at our hometown newspaper, The Galena Gazette. While Jay will continue on until his … more
We have a first to recognize and celebrate. Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson made history on April 7 when she became the first African American woman appointed to the Supreme Court. While reveling in … more
My family moved to Galena when I was in high school. My folks, Carl and Marilyn Johnson, and my brother, Adam, have been a huge influence on my love of Galena. They’ve worked to honor the … more
The Galena City Council quickly approved the large tourism development known as “The Parker” on Feb. 28. I can attest to the fact that there was little or no discussion about such an … more
I just learned of a website that looks like an official Galena history or tourism site… until you get to the part promoting “The Parker.” It includes a selection of renderings from … more
We would like to name Brandon Behlke for the Good Guy Award. We know that reporting the news is his job; but to our community it is a great service. It is nice to open a newspaper and read what is … more
The yard signs are springing up faster than daffodils. With the signs, a new website, and a flood of comments on social media, apprehensive voices are being raised about the city council’s rush … more
After reading the front page of April 6th edition of the Gazette, I was totally confused about the priorities of some of the council members. Seems like they find more problems with the downtown … more
This developer has made the restoration of the Marine Hospital the focal selling point of his project, because he knows we love this historic building. He lures us in to see the one floor open to the … more
The Parker, a major, controversial development on Galena’s east side, is coming, unless the Galena City Council will consider further review and change their votes. Council member Pam … more
I read the article in Thursday’s Telegraph Herald about Galena City Council’s wrestling with downtown parking problems. I was struck by how concerned members of the council are about … more
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