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  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:17 PM
    Back during the mid-1800s, the closing of the river during the winter months created a sense of dreariness to the upper Mississippi River towns.
     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:16 PM

    ELIZABETH–The sixth Jo Daviess County Apple-Plum Watershed Plan meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday April 8 in Room 139 of the Elizabeth Municipal Building.

     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:15 PM
    GALENA–The annual Mississippi River Clean Up will take place on Saturday, April 18 from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Ferry Landing south of Galena.
     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:12 PM

    GALENA–American Legion Post 193 in Galena holds its meetings the third Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at 100 S. Main St.

     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:02 PM

    Lincoln inaugurated for second term, Grant arrives in Virginia

     
  • The toughest job you’ll ever love!
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:01 PM

    Galena resident and Peace Corps volunteer, Barbara Macy, will present “The Toughest Job You’ll Ever Love: The Peace Corps” at the Galena Public Library on Tuesday, March 31 at 6 p.m.

     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:55 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Gary’s Graffiti Night will live for another year in East Dubuque.
     
  • Heartland Realty receives United Country honor
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:54 AM
    United Country–Heartland Realty of Galena was honored at the United Country Real Estate Training and Awards Convention held in Scottsdale, Ariz, Feb. 25-27.
     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:36 AM

    The Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau will be voting whether or not to support a proposed singular voice plan at its next meeting.

     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 AM

    GALENA–Registration forms are now available at the following participating Jo Daviess County banks for the Rotary Club of Galena’s 28th annual “Seniors Day In the Country” event to be held on Wednesday, April 15.

     
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  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:11 AM

     
  • Schaber, Pirates reflect on success
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:09 AM

    GALENA–In the back room of Gobbie’s Sports Pub and Eatery, an emotional Scott Schaber thanked his family in front of a crowded room.

     
  • Area teams ready to hit the diamond
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:37 AM

    After yet another snow-covered February that hung around through the first half of March, warmer weather has brought a breath of fresh air through Jo Daviess County.

     
  • Watson named co-coach of the year
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:35 AM

    GALENA–Galena girls basketball coach Jamie Watson came in to his coaching position with a difficult task ahead of him.

     
  • Ludwig wins commitment award for Chestnut Mountain ski team
    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 1:31 PM

    Galena’s Carina Ludwig received this year’s Shelley Glover Award for Commitment for the Chestnut Mountain ski team.

     
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:53 AM
     
  • ED dream season ends
    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:46 AM

    LANARK–The East Dubuque boys basketball program has been growing and preparing for the run that the 2014-2015 senior class put on display during their terrific run through the NUIC conference.

     
  • Bringing home the medals
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:01 PM
     
  • Warriors earn regional romp
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:58 AM

    HANOVER–The East Dubuque Warriors, ranked in the top 10 in class 1A throughout the basketball season, have undoubtedly turned heads throughout Northwest Illinois.

     
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:50 AM
     
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  • Monday, March 30, 2015 12:54 PM

    DARLINGTON, Wis.–Jim J. Foecking, Sr., 69, of Darlington, Wis., died Friday, March 27, 2015, at his son’s home with his family by his side.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 1, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Darlington, with the Rev. John Bosco Pudhota officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery.

    Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, at Steil Camacho Funeral Home, 206 E. Harriet Street, Darlington.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at camachofuneralhome.com.

    Click on name above for more information.
     
  • Monday, March 30, 2015 10:51 AM

    EAST DUBUQUE–John Norman Bingham, 92, of East Dubuque, passed away Saturday morning, March 28, 2015, at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque, Iowa, following a short illness, with family at his side.

    Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 1, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in East Dubuque, with the Rev. Dean Smith officiating. Burial will be in the East Dubuque Cemetery, where military honors will be accorded by members of American Legion Post 787.

    To celebrate John’s life, friends may call from 3-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, at the Miller Funeral Home in East Dubuque, where the parish rosary will be recited at 2:45 p.m. and members of American Legion Post 787 will meet at 6:30 p.m. Friends may also call from 9-10 a.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at millerfhed.com.

    Click on name above for more information.
     
  • Friday, March 20, 2015 9:41 PM

    STOCKTON–Ray A. Mensendike, 88, of Stockton, died Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the Stockton Healthcare and Rehab Center.

    A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Calvary United Methodist Church, Stockton.

    Cremation rites have been accorded. Inurnment will be in the Elizabeth Cemetery, Elizabeth.

    A visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Memorials may be given to the Calvary United Methodist Church. Family and friends are invited to share in Ray’s life at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

    Click on name above for more information.

     
  • Friday, March 20, 2015 2:41 PM

    CHICAGO–Commander Nikki Louise Rosenthal, U.S. Navy (Retired), 71, died on March 12, 2015, at Vitas Hospice, Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago.

    Commander Rosenthal’s ashes will be interred at the gravesite of her parents at Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wis. Plans are pending for a military graveside service and a memorial celebration in Wisconsin.

    Donations in Commander Rosenthal’s memory may be made to Women in Military in Service for America Memorial Foundation, Inc.

    Click on name above for more information.
     
  • Friday, March 20, 2015 11:45 AM

    MANCHESTER, Iowa–Louis Fredrick Holz, 93, of Manchester, Iowa, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    The family will greet friends: 2–6 p.m., on Sunday, March 29 at the Leonard-Muller Funeral Home, Manchester.

    Online condolences may be sent to leonard-mullerfh.com.

    Click on name above for more information.


     
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  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:41 AM

    The East Dubuque District Library is welcoming spring and it is planning something in the line of programming for almost everyone, from the youngest to the most mature.

     
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:39 AM
    The headline, “11-Year-Old Sioux City Girl On High Road to Fame With Poetry That Belies Youth” continues to move me as I look through old family pictures.
     
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:37 AM

     
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:34 AM

    At The Galena Foundation annual meeting at the DeSoto House Hotel this past week, I chatted with Galena Mayor Terry Renner for a little bit about the train derailment.

     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:36 PM

    I think it would be fair to say that if an area sports team–football, basketball, baseball, softball, track or volleyball–would be advancing “to state” for competition, the team’s exploits would be well documented in the pages of The Galena Gazette.

     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:26 PM
    Two important things happened for me in Alaska in June 2011.
     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:41 AM
     love the Galena History & U.S. Grant Museum.
     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:40 AM
    Not quite putting my faith in either the thermometer or the most recent weather report, I donned my multi-layer weather gear to let Bailey take me for my daily walk.
     
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 10:37 AM

     
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:13 PM
    In a previous edition of The Gazette, a reader shared concerns about the active shooter drill that was recently held at Galena High School.
     
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