Letters to the Editor
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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
Agriculture and tourism have been the twin pillars of the Jo Daviess County economy for a long time. Both industries could use a boost. The advent of legal recreational marijuana in Illinois could … more
  The Thomson prison is not a new subject and to imply it has been a long journey is an understatement. State and federal governments have made large investments in this prison and I realize … more
This is an exciting time to live in Illinois. For too many years our state has been mismanaged. Now with Gov. Pritzker’s leadership, we are finally headed in the right direction. The referendum … more
  It all began in May 2017 when Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The much anticipated 400-page report was … more
  This spring, volunteers from throughout the city–countless individuals, families, groups, schools and employers and employees–united to assist in doing “spring … more
June 3 property taxes are due. If you haven’t been to the courthouse lately, you’ll find out the door near the treasurer’s office cannot be entered due to security. Plus, good luck … more
  As many of you know, I have served on the library board of trustees for a long time–almost 23 years. I love our library and view my service as a “calling.” I chose not to … more
I was deeply concerned to learn that five members of our county health board had recently resigned. Obviously something is dramatically wrong. I trust and expect that the Gazette will continue to … more
The history of western civilization is the history of the stormy relationship between Judeo-Christian theology–the story of Genesis, and the Greek logos–the search for the rational … more
I always enjoy reading the letters of Angelina Kim. Her observations of nature and spirituality are so beautifully expressed in the exquisite pictures she paints with her words–truly poetic. So … more
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