Letters to the Editor
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The Telegraph Herald recently included a small news note about the fact that a recent local census revealed a slight loss in population in both Dubuque and Galena in 2018. I was rather surprised, … more
One hundred eighty-four dollars to paint a fire hydrant? And the city of Galena is going to paint 55 hydrants? What benevolent philanthropist is picking up the tab for this? more
  When the Gear Street reconstruction project left volunteers at the United Churches of Galena Food Pantry without on-street parking space for its twice-monthly distribution days at Illinois … more
We sincerely recommend the Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Department for the good guy award for responding to our area to assess property damage to area residents after the storm on Sunday, June 30. We had … more
  Connie Wienen and Susette Einsweiler host a second hand jewelry sale every other year. Connie and Sue have hosted this event for over a decade and have raised thousands of dollars for … more
  “What is the red dot in the deep green grass of July?” I was so curious when I found it through the window. It was not just a red dot. It was burning like a tiny sun. I decided … more
I want to commend the Galena City Council and Galena Country Tourism for the beautiful rainbow steps and flags adorning our walk bridge on the Grant Park side. The positive impact of this display … more
What has our country come to? The unimaginable, sad situation of cruelty to immigrant children is utterly disturbing. We the people feel helpless. What can the people do? We depended on our … more
    We want to award a Good Guy Award to the Galena Area Emergency Medical Service for their quick response and excellent care. You made a difference! We also appreciate the … more
 Warning! Please, those of you who use the roadways not in motor vehicles use caution. The summer season is here and it’s nice to be outside on the move. But I have on countless times … more
One of our best hopes for economic development disappeared when Lisa McCarthy left. But here are some ideas which might help the area. A new state progressive income tax is a … more
Why are people with generational histories in this state picking up and leaving Illinois in growing numbers? Most of them will tell you they see a very bleak future for our state. Their fear is … more
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