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Letters to the Editor
11 years of art and poetry I’d like to offer my heartfelt thanks to Hillary Dickerson and all at the Galena Gazette for their superb coverage of the Euleila Awards for Poetry and Art over the past 11 years. I am sure …
Good guy award I am writing to commend Chad and Chris Smith. They installed new windows at a home in The Galena Territory. After construction I went in to clean the home a bit teary at what a mess I could go into. …
Good guy award On a week day a while back, there was a disturbance on a bus where a rider got very upset. Jim Hogan and his wife were just entering the Log Cabin on Main Street and heard the woman driver crying out …
Simple and beautiful memories   Jan Smith’s article about double-yolked eggs really made me smile, and I hope this poem, that I wrote a couple of years ago, may have the same effect! Eggs and Promises–Just …
Welcome refugees Welcome refugees by Chuck Wemstrom, Mt. Carroll A few thousand people are crossing into Mexico on the way to the USA as of this writing, President Trump has sworn to stop them. He is expected …
Columnists

Belief systems

The topic was “Traditional ceremonial clothing and accessories; past, present and future.” The speaker was my dear friend, Chloris Lowe, New Lisbon, Wis., former president of the Ho-Chunk …

Giving opportunity

A couple of weeks ago, I made a trek to my hometown of Muskegon, Mich., to check in on my dear sweet mother. I wanted to make sure she wasn’t terrorizing the neighbors with late-night …

Radio show this week!

A t the Business Blend last week at Illinois Bank & Trust, I talked about what the newspaper is tuned into. “This is the week where everything happens,” I said. There’s the …

May we find strength to resist hatred

One of my sons visited me last weekend. Michael lives in Jerusalem. He is an observant Jew. As a part of his religious practice, he sets aside the Sabbath as a holy day. The candles welcoming the …
Editorials

Nick Hyde is our choice

The Gazette generally does not endorse candidates. It has been our belief that our role is to share information about candidates so you can make an informed decision. This time, we are making an …

You've done it!

The lead story in last week’s Galena Gazette, “We’re doing it,” is a news story which we’ve wanted to publish for a very long time: The good new is this: The ARC has …

These meetings deserve attendance

During the next week, two area organizations–Community Foundation of Jo Daviess County and Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society–are sponsoring meetings that have the potential to …
More opinions

Influenza: Remembering vets who lost their lives in a different battle

My great disappointment, my only disappointment with this year’s Galena High School football season has nothing to do with the team’s record or the effort the young men put into the …