Letters to the Editor
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As you drive along Spring Street and see the denuded landscape with the trees cut down and the muddy mess for the highway project, it is only a small fraction of what the 80 plus acres will look like … more
I would like to nominate Tom Simmons and Larry Schleicher for the good guy award. They had precious cargo to transport. Yes, I am referring to the Lady Pirates and Pirates of Galena High School … more
On Saturday, March 19, my husband and I were dropping books off at the Galena Public Library for their book sale. Jacob Furlong helped us bring the books into the library. My husband fell while … more
As many citizens of Galena know, the building of the Marine Hospital was supervised by Ely Parker, a Native American engineer and friend of U.S. Grant. As many know, Parker also supervised the … more
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
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