Letters to the Editor
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Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Rock Island, who represents the 17th Congressional District. I am sure you are well aware of the thousands of our fellow … more
I was so upset to learn of Steve Allendorf’s passing. He was a major reason I am a long-time part-time resident in Galena: In 1985, I visited Galena for the first time, coming from my … more
My husband and I would like to give Elizabeth Ludescher a great big good guy award. After the first vaccination sign up day, I was whining online that I would never be able to sign Al and I up for a … more
Admittedly 2020 has been a heckuva year. I’d use an expletive but the Gazette wouldn’t print it. All of us suffered in different ways, the loss of friends to the virus, no physical … more
First of all, thanks to everyone who participates in the city of Galena’s glass recycling program. The purple bin at Tammy’s Piggly Wiggly repeatedly fills with glass that is then remade … more
I was very pleased to see your remembrance of Steve Allendorf and particularly happy to see the photo on page 14A my late husband, Archie, made for his first campaign. I remember it well. Steve … more
As a resident of and frequent walker in Galena, I am greatly disappointed today as my walk along the river and across to Grant Park was sullied by frequent encounters with maskless adults and people … more
The story about the school board meeting in the Feb. 24 edition of the Gazette brought about a lot of questions after I read it. The teacher was not able to tell his or her side of the story, which … more
I am writing to express the dismay and concern I felt upon reading the account of the recent Galena School Board meeting where a student and his family brought an issue to a public meeting of the … more
I think requiring body cameras is a good idea. The governor and all elected politicians, as well as lobbyists, should be required to wear them. Maybe Illinois could then shed it reputation for being … more
Have been perusing Chris Allendorf’s comments upon growing up in the household of a sheriff. It brought to me numerous flashbacks. As also the son of a sheriff, I too spent many an hour … more
I would like to thank and congratulate my Jo Daviess County Board Representative Hendrica Regez, for bravely standing up to the conservative majority on the county board and casting the only vote in … more
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