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Letters to the Editor
Thanks Thanks to Amber White for courageously sharing her life struggles with us. She has opened the door, relieving despair and supporting hope for others with addictions (or just plain fears). Blessings.
Time to protect our national symbol Time to protect our national symbol by Terrence N. Ingram, Apple River, president, Eagle Nature Foundation The Fish & Wildlife Service just put out a news release saying that the bald eagle …
Appreciated the heads up I have always found employees at Galena’s Hartig Drug to be helpful, friendly, accommodating and professional. When IndyHealth, a Medicare Part D prescription provider, suddenly and …
Support for solar energy Our region has begun to play a critical role in Illinois. Despite being a rural and conservative district, a solar array can be found on every backroad and around every corner. Because of this, …
Good guy award If any of you have experienced a cross-country move, you know well the details involved on both ends. One, which is definitely not the least of them, is transferring funds and closing and …
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Learning to live in balance with creation

My urban neighbor loved them. They terrified me. She adored how they came to drink together at night. I could only imagine them falling into the open skylight over the loft where I slept. She …

Everyone knows your name

Some say that it is hard for news to not travel far in a small town. Whether it is a wedding, a birth, a death or illness, it seems that everyone in town will know in a matter of hours. They also …

Partnership: East Dubuque Scouts plan food drive Saturday to benefit food pantry

In a normal year, East Dubuque residents would by now have received a hanger with two notes. One note shared the story of the East Dubuque Boy Scouts and the other provided the necessary details …

Galena Foundation remains active during COVID

Not withstanding the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic in the past year, The Galena Foundation, through precautions to ensure everyone’s safety, has continued to advance its mission to …
Editorials

What is needed with COVID-19 vaccination is... More vaccine

This past week, Jo Daviess County residents deluged the Jo Daviess County Health Department with calls and emails. These local residents eagerly wanted the COVID-19 vaccine. The calls and …

If enough people choose vacination for COVID-19, then it is...A game changer

With the United States Federal Drug Administration giving its emergency authorization of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Friday evening, Dec. 11, the wheels are now set in motion for its distribution. …

Despite thorough COVID-19 reporting...Newspapers are left out

Gov. JB Pritzker hired a lot of expert talent to guide his new $5 million “It Only Works if You Wear It” campaign to encourage Illinoisans to wear a mask. But the campaign apparently …
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