Letters to the Editor
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I’d like to nominate Michelle Finley and Gasser’s True Value for the Good Guy Award. They really came to my rescue. My husband and I were running errands. At the first stop, … more
On patriotic holidays you may notice the American flags that line Gear Street. Some homeowners place the provided flags in the green strip along the road while others are placed for them. As I began … more
The city council seems to be aware of the parking problem in the downtown but they have done more to exacerbate the situation than anything else by closing Main Street and allowing outdoor seating. … more
The League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County expresses heartfelt thanks to this generous community. We recently held our (usually) annual fundraising garage sale, but revamped it to a Recycle, … more
This title, if you haven’t made the connection, is an adaptation of the opening lines of the Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx’s godless ideology. So it is with the post-modern belief that … more
I appreciate Mr. Wemstrom’s letter to the editor on June 8 regarding Jo-Carroll Energy “Long-range strategic planning.” Good timing as the co-op’s board of directors and staff … more
Thank you to Hillary Dickerson and the Gazette for the very nice article about my 97th birthday. Thank you first to Delores Nack who called the Gazette to suggest the interview. I received cards with … more
Rec Park is a mainstay of our little city. Who hasn’t been there to take a dip in the pool on a hot summer day, meet with friends and family for a picnic, or maybe pushed a child on a swing? We … more
“The Wall Street Journal Editorial board: J.B. Pritzker didn’t say ‘read my lips’ in 2018 when he promised the people of Illinois he wouldn’t sign onto a partisan … more
I nominate Geoff Karnish and Alex Arroyo (soon to be opening the Galena Bakehouse) for the good guy award for hosting and coordinating Galena’s first ever Pride Picnic. Our historic park … more
Jo-Carroll Energy probably does long-range strategic planning. They must meet regularly with the Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives and plan their collective future. Why don’t they … more
Memorial Day observance by June Freeman, Galena I have attended the Memorial Day program held on Riverside Drive at the Veterans Memorial for many years. One year I was very disturbed by all … more
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