Letters to the Editor
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The good guy award should go to Joan Harmet, an enthusiastic ambassador, generous volunteer and educator for preserving our North American Bluebirds. I met her this summer at the Jo Daviess County … more
Wow, I never thought my first letter to the editor would be regarding a Covid-19 Booster Clinic. After reading last week’s front-page article about the board of health meeting and the actions … more
The creed “none left behind” that has morphed from the military to a generally accepted motto for all today rings hollow in our country. Several years ago President Obama proudly … more
It was disheartening to read comments from two county board members at the board’s last meeting (Galena Gazette, Aug. 18). Both LaDon Trost and Bob Heuermann made comments that make me feel … more
It takes years, planning, and patience to ween a society from a culture centered on individual freedom and personal responsibility to one in which the individual is dependent on his government not … more
Life is a circle. Awareness. . .self/political. Self-awareness is respect. Reflection is an echo of self/political. How self and others are seen. Refraction is to discredit, degrade, a loss of … more
Life is a circle by Julie Kirkpatrick, Hanover Life is a circle. Awareness. . .self/political. Self-awareness is respect. Reflection is an echo of self/political. How self and others are … more
Well, the United States has just lost yet another war. Having been defeated, we are in the process of leaving Afghanistan. We are abandoning Afghan military personnel and civilians who worked … more
An overwhelming number of Americans–Republicans, Democrats and everyone in between–want secure borders and honest elections (roughly 80 percent). A country without borders is no longer a … more
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
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