Letters to the Editor
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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
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
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