Letters to the Editor
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Let me take up the thread about trees that was started a few weeks back by Bonnie Garrity and continued last week by Pam Bernstein. Seems like this year, trees are on everyone’s mind from the … more
The Galena Gazette has provided good news coverage on the possible property tax increases due to the East  Dubuque School District wanting to build a new elementary school or the city’s … more
The Gazette recently published a letter by Bonnie Garrity requesting the city of Galena plant more trees. Her letter prompted me to share what the city is doing to keep our city green. Over the … more
I’ve read the stories and the letter to the editor about the current education crisis in Galena. My instinct is to support the teachers and ignore everything else. But I’ve learned that … more
The woods and trees along the road have changed clothes with pretty autumn colors. Red sugar maple trees at my neighbors catch my eyes from far distance like a big blaze. Elegant yellow leaves of … more
Originally named “Armistice Day,” it was meant to declare peace for the future. How has that worked out? Is 800 military bases in 80 countries a correct definition of peace? How did … more
From the mouth of Indian Chief Robert “Two Eagles” Green of the Patawomeck Tribe of Virginia in Stafford County, Virginia on Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014 (posted on Instagram 17 times): Indian … more
Thanks to the good gal who found my checkbook. more
The Galena Welcome Center recently had a lady who took her car to Leibold Auto Center because it was making a very loud scraping noise. When she got the call to pick up her car, she asked how much … more
OK, it is Halloween and tricksters are everywhere. Rumor has it that both the Democrats and Republicans in Springfield (last stop for Illinois governors before federal prison time), our state … more
The primary function of any board of directors in the business world is to develop long range strategic plans and goals and monitor performance against these plans and goals. A typical board of … more
It is an extremely sad day for the Galena school system. Superintendent Greg Herbst is resigning. I have known Mr. Herbst since the 1970s when I had him as a student in several East Dubuque High … more
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