Letters to the Editor
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Along with most other adult Americans, I have closely watched countless COVID-19 “health news” specials, where a dizzying array of “experts,” many being reporters and … more
Galena is a compassionate and caring community of which I am proud to be a part. And so, I would urge our citizens to not forget our merchants and restaurateurs on Main Street and other places by … more
Misleading statements are common, from politicians and the general public, especially in an election year. John Bernardi complains that if someone accuses him of lies and half-truths, “You owe … more
This letter is in reference to an exchange of letters to the editor between Feb. 5 and March 11. They focus on issues brought up by John Bernardi and others. I value passionate debate a lot and am … more
We are facing a healthcare crisis in this county and in this country. Jo Daviess County no longer has a nursing home-health care organization which could have been vital at this time. The original … more
If you think the resolution passed in the Illinois Senate to enact year around Daylight Savings Time was a good idea, you must be looking forward to no sunrises before 8 a.m., for two months. At … more
I read with interest Michael McCoy’s letter (Gazette, March 4) on the proposed legislation in the Illinois House to make daylight saving time (DST) year-around standard time in the state. I … more
The Illinois Democratic primary election will take place March 17. At age 81, I have voted in many presidential elections, beginning in 1960 for John F. Kennedy. Usually I’ve had to settle for … more
If you disagree with a person’s opinions, you can present facts which you believe undercut those opinions. That is the “reasoned” and scholarly method of debate. Then there is … more
This is an open letter to anyone who thinks closing St Mary’s School is a good idea. I attended St. Mary’s Grade School from 1996 to 2006 for kindergarten through eighth grade. As a … more
This past November the Illinois Senate passed Bill 533 by a vote of 44-2. The bill would make daylight saving time the year-around standard time for the entire state effective the second Sunday of … more
I had an experience last week of the wonderful diversity our nation stands for. I was at Iowa City, Iowa Hospital for the first time with a family member and noted the many names and languages that … more
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