Letters to the Editor
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With September being prostate cancer awareness month, I want every man and every woman who has a relationship with a man to be aware of the risks of prostate cancer and the benefits of early … more
If we are to be in a sculptural mood, and wish to embellish the post office plaza, why not commemorate Ely S. Parker, the Native-American engineer who supervised the construction of that noble pile … more
John Cox, in his Aug. 29 letter about the United States Electoral College may have been correct in some of his evaluations, but left out was the probable result of eliminating the system that the … more
In the Aug. 29 issue of the Gazette, an apparently confused resident of Galena called the Electoral College “undemocratic” and “unfair” and suggested it be eliminated. This … more
This is a story about a catalyst and a conflagration. Not to be alarmed, this is an ongoing good story. A catalyst is defined as an agent, a substance that initiates a chemical reaction, or, in … more
John McCain was one of my heroes because of what he did, what he went through and what he always believed. He was in Viet Nam when I was in 1967. But in 1968 I was home. John McCain spent five more … more
Is the League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County sponsoring the candidates’ forum for state representative and other office hopefuls, as they usually do? I haven’t seen any … more
I write this letter on behalf of the United Churches of Galena Food Pantry in gratitude for the overwhelming giving and support seen at our recent Hunger Luncheon. The monetary giving was the largest … more
In 2016, according to the independent, non-partisan Cook Report, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote for president by just short of 2.9 million votes. Then why is Donald Trump president? Voters … more
Some of the information Mr. Burke conveyed in his summary, Gazette (8/22/18 edition) of the Aug. 15 meeting to update the community, Bring Back the Blackhawk, Amtrak Train is accurate. Mr. … more
I’d like to recognize Jackie Gasparro and Vicky Mescher for the Good Guy Award I’m a senior who uses a walker and lives on Main Street on the fourth floor. On a Thursday earlier this … more
I was so grateful on reading Brenda Jakel’s “Good Guy Award” to John, the man who bought the pizza for her at Casey’s. Brenda was buying pizza for the kids in her ARC group … more
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