Letters to the Editor
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This is the 14th year of the Euleila Awards which celebrate the work and inspiration of the young poets and artists of Galena High School. The Euleila Awards are an effort to both recognize and … more
I fell in love with Galena 60 years ago as a kid on a family trip and I have written about the town as a professional journalist for more than 30 years, for national and regional publications … more
I would strongly recommend that the citizens of Galena who oppose the “Park” try to place a referendum on a ballot that says “any annexation of land over 1 acre in size by the City … more
As the first commissar of the new Ministry Of Truth, I am here to tell you that the year 1984 has finally arrived, albeit somewhat late in coming. Some brief definition of political terms is … more
I would like to nominate Linda Nobis for the Good Guy Award. With the abrupt closing of the Jo Daviess County Senior Center office and Linda Nobis’ departure after 27 years, area seniors are … more
Living outside of the Galena city limits, I don’t have a say in the city council’s decision making. It seems that this is true for the residents of Galena. Last night after two hours of … more
Along with many others, I attended the Galena City Council meeting on April 25. A long line of Park the Parker residents took to the podium, along with a Rockford lawyer representing their interests … more
At the Galena City Council meeting on April 25, Alderperson Bernstein asked about the commercial outdoor entertainment that would be allowed “by right” at four proposed Parker development … more
At the April 25 Galena City Council meeting, a large crowd of about 130 people gathered in the council chambers, mainly to discuss the proposed Parker project. At one point a show of hands revealed … more
At the April 25 city council meeting and more specifically the public hearing on the proposed near east-side resort, two city council members, in arguing their votes to approve annexation, said that … more
The city already made two huge mistakes allowing marijuana and tattoo parlors!! Since when do they fit a town of 1840s? My husband, John Connor, worked so hard for the Galena Historic Preservation … more
“I would never do anything to hurt Galena.” This statement was used multiple times at the Galena City Council meeting on April 25. I try to not doubt someone’s sincerity, and I … more
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