Letters to the Editor
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I find the recent refusal by Andrew Chesney to appear in a public debate an affront to the voters of Jo Daviess County and worrisome for the citizens of northwest Illinois. I have complete … more
Here is some information for voters in the Council Hill-Guilford-Scales Mound Multi-Township Assessing District regarding the referendum question on the Nov. 6 General Election ballot. The current … more
Many citizens are grieved with the social divide caused by Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the U.S. Supreme Court. Of greater concern is the enormous complexity of issues it laid bare. … more
Deer overpopulation has been an issue for the last two years. Most of the city council have wanted to purge the deer since the beginning. At the Sept. 24 meeting, the council approved, 4-2, the last … more
It touched my heart to read Angelina Kim’s evocative letter in the Gazette of Sept. 26. She reminds us of a gentler time, when life was more simple, and that that simplicity brought peace … more
Pray tell, part two. Morality is the main theme of religion as written in the rule book, the Bible. Churches, pastors and the participants collectively use prayer as the main topic of achieving … more
Ordinarily, I feel that to vote for all the candidates of a particular political party just because they are members of that party without investigating their actual positions on areas of interest to … more
Why can’t we talk about these things and still remain good friends? I want to ask you why you favor a large powerful central government, why you prefer group rights over those of the … more
The recent TV ads blaming Gov. Rauner for the failure of the state of Illinois for not having a state budget for over two years is a total distortion of the truth. By the state constitution, the … more
Shout outThis letter is also a shout out to my fellow Galenians–thank you! Have you noticed? During the entire spring and summer, there has been a vast improvement less litter along the high … more
By the time you read this, I will have already have voted. I almost always vote for the Democrats, and this year, I’m voting a straight ticket. JB Pritzker is an outstanding choice. He wants … more
I would like to nominate the Galena and East Dubuque volleyball staff, players, parents and community for the Good Guy Award. We are so very fortunate to be surround by an amazing community and we … more
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