Letters to the Editor
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On behalf of the United Churches of Galena I wish to thank the community for its support of our annual Christmas concert. The concert was held Dec. 4 at St. Michael Catholic Church. This concert … more
I’d like to offer a few suggestions for making the holidays more sustainable. • Shop local to avoid excess packaging and pollution resulting from shipping. •Give tickets, … more
We would like to nominate First Community Bank, US Bank and Illinois Bank & Trust for the good guy award. On Dec. 3, Galena Middle School held its 41st annual spelling bee, and these banks were … more
The good guys are people who helped me during 2019: Jerry and Maryann Kieffer, Gary and Mary Jobgen, Janice Lisk, Ron and Miriam Fox, Doris Virtue, Janet Kieffer, Carol Soat, Jim McCrea, Tom Furlong, … more
Veteran number one: “Why in the world did the Obama Administration fail to give Ukraine military support when they were attacked by the Russians?” Veteran number two: “It was … more
The Galena Middle School seventh-grade students and teachers extend a sincere thank you to various community members and the Galena Foundation for promoting Galena history in the classroom. Over … more
Mike Kennedy’s photo was in The Galena Gazette last week. He was arrested a few weeks ago. I would like to take this opportunity to share a different side of him. He regularly attended my … more
My bi-polar son, Michael, appeared with the others who had broken the law in the Nov. 20 Gazette. He went to jail until he was diagnosed and a treatment plan could be determined. At all times his … more
I would like to thank Ben Wienen for his generosity to the city of Galena. At the city’s request, Ben and his crew recently planted a number of trees near the water tower at the corner of Dodge and … more
I read in The Galena Gazette that an open house was held at historic Turner Hall on Nov. 19. Living in metro Atlanta, I could only wish I had been able to be there; my ex-wife Pam and I directed, … more
I read with great pleasure your front-page article entitled, “Honoring his brothers: Cole family remembered at National World War II Museum.” As a young boy growing up in Tucson, … more
We are all so saddened by the resignation of school Superintendent Greg Herbst. It isn’t the teachers, the union or the school board responsible for the current school district crisis. … more
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