Letters to the Editor
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I first wish to thank everyone that has recently made a donation in support of our local historical society after seeing the ad in The Galena Gazette. All donations are tax deductible and will be … more
Today one number can equal up to $1,800. Every day we are bombarded with reports of numbers. It may be health reports, bills, schedules or whatever. Today it is only one number that … more
I’m thankful Chuck Wemstrom wrote such a compelling letter last week. He clearly and succinctly laid out reasons not to vote for Joe Biden. Our important farmers will understand the value of … more
A saintly group of civic reformers, mostly young, has appointed itself judge and jury of this country’s racist history. Their job as they see it is to seek out, identify and then destroy all … more
Many of us can¹t wait for Jan. 20, 2021. The country desperately needs Joe Biden. In the meantime, besides working to ensure his victory, there’s not a lot we can do but stay sheltered in … more
Editor’s note: The author is the president of the Illinois State Medical Society. Illinois made great strides fighting COVID-19, but it will take sustained effort and discipline to keep the … more
I recently had the opportunity to read the Galena Gazette article from May 13, “County, Workshop debate transit shortfalls.” As I read the article, I was reminded that much of the media … more
“We’re coming, Father Abraham, three hundred thousand more We leave our homes and firesides with bleeding hearts and sore Since poverty has been our crime, we bow to thy … more
Kudos to ARC by Erica Barker, Dubuque, Iowa The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) relies on the generosity of volunteer blood donors and groups that host mobile blood drives to … more
I agree with Joe Dillon’s recent letter questioning where all the public input into the city’s decision making comes from. Without public hearings, where can people express their opinions … more
A few days ago, I was driving early in the morning and came to a stop sign. Pulling ahead, I saw a pick-up truck that was somewhat stopped, and then it came to a full stop. I was unsure as to the … more
In the midst of so much stress and change and the unknown, we want to take a minute to say thank you to several groups of people. Thank you to the city council for being responsive, nimble and … more
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