Letters to the Editor
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What is it? by Ben Jenkins, Galena What is this thing? While taking a walk with my family this past week, I came across this weird pile of rock and concrete (pictured) at the Park Avenue … more
It is really remarkable that our own vice president refused to wear a face mask at a hospital, stating he wanted to look the health care professionals in the eye (paraphrase). Well, that action was a … more
Every year it happens. As the weather improves after the first day of spring, the gardener in me kicks in to gear and wants to start planting. Several times I’ve jumped the gun and planted too … more
Stay home, stay safe by Matthew Alschuler, Warren My mother would have turned 86 this July. She told me that when she was in high school, in the early 1950s, she’d visit her friends in … more
I would like to nominate Mike and Laurie Sproule for the good guy award. On Easter Sunday, Mike and Laurie made and delivered a seven course Easter dinner to me. Has someone gone out of their way … more
I recently learned from Mary Hartman that the VFW lends out wheelchairs. This was good news, as my husband had developed severe back pain and was having difficulty walking. Mary spent some time … more
Editor’s note: Early is a theatre arts instructor and Summerset director. Phillips is dean, HCC Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts) Summerset is a Highland Community … more
Illinois physicians and hospitals commend Gov. J.B. Pritzker for his steadfast leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic. Every day he faces tough choices and he is clearly making decisions with the … more
In the April 15 issue of The Galena Gazette, tears formed as I read Mayor Terry Renner’s letter, “The strength of our character is on display,” and Lynn Werner’s column … more
In today’s world, we find ourselves in a state of fear. We are reminded to take precautions to insure our safety and the safety of others–social distancing, covering our mouths, washing … more
I want to thank you for your cooperation, kindness and patience as we make our way through this challenging time. The character of our community should make everyone proud. I watch as people put … more
Everyday Americans have been lured into the political arena, and the result is that many of them have developed the skills honed by many in that now ignominious profession. The perfection of the lie … more
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