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  • Hyde for 89th
    GALENA–When Nick Hyde was in sophomore English class at Galena High School, he wrote a paper about how important it was to him to be an advocate for the community.
  • Sharing his art
    GALENA–Galena photographer Geoffrey Mikol had the opportunity a couple weeks ago to not only share his artwork in the nation’s capital but also visit with some special people who helped Mikol develop his photography career.
  • ‘What you saw was what you got’
    GALENA–In 1968, when the Galena School Board hired Ken Schablowsky as superintendent, board member Roy Clingman knew the district had found the right person for the job.
  • Take a seat, any seat
    SCALES MOUND–At the end of the 2016-17 school year, Scales Mound junior high English and language arts teacher Keri Werner read some articles about flexible seating in classrooms.
  • New books for library
    ELIZABETH–There are some fun and educational new books for young people at the Elizabeth Township Public Library, thanks to a grant from Subaru and the work of Elizabeth resident Chris Turner.
  • Galena’s Chad Wienen races to world champion
    A headline came across social media that may have sounded familiar in the past: “Team USA Makes History.”
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  • Teaching the ‘bulletproof mind’
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:29 AM
    GALENA–At first glance, retired Army Lt. Col. Dave Grossman can easily be mistaken for just a regular guy.
  • Straka Johnson Architects receives masonry design award
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:27 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Straka Johnson Architects has been awarded the 2017 Grand Award in Masonry Design by the Masonry Institute of Iowa (MII) for the design of the new Dubuque, Iowa, airport.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:25 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts was granted a Class Q Not-for-Profit liquor license.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:19 AM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department has found a new home, said Elizabeth Townsend, administrator.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:18 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–A discrimination complaint filed against East Dubuque School District Superintendent Tori Lindeman was dismissed by the school board during its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:07 AM
    CHAMPAIGN–The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) at the University of Illinois invites businesses throughout the state to apply for a free engineering study to learn about the potential cost savings of using low-value wood residues as heat.
  • Opioid addiction and treatment
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:02 AM

    GALENA–Few drugs are as stigmatized as heroin, and with the introduction of powerful synthetics like fentanyl and carfentanil into the mix, the stigma against opioids is likely to only grow stronger.

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:59 AM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board approved two appointments to the county’s Zoning Board of Appeals/Planning Commission during its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:58 AM
    In the Oct. 11 Gazette, on page 12A, in the story “Honoring Sop-Ho-Kab,” the zip code in the address for donations was incorrect.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:54 AM
    ELIZABETH–In celebration of Manufacturing Day 2017, area manufacturers will open their doors on Oct. 19 to more than 240 students from area high schools as part of an effort to inform students about today’s manufacturing environment and draw attention to outstanding career opportunities manufacturing can provide.
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  • A close one
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:21 AM
    AMBOY–The Galena Pirates played their best football game of the year, but fell to Amboy 20-14.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:18 AM
  • What a season
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:16 AM
    It has been a season of firsts for area golf teams as the Pirates boys completed another perfect season undefeated, East Dubuque’s girls team qualified for state competition, Stockton’s Alex Staver and Megan Gille competed in their second consecutive tournaments, and Jack Einsweiler seemed to come out of nowhere to qualify for state competition with what he called, “the round of a lifetime.”
  • Pirate  Competitor of the Week: Jack Einsweiler
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:14 AM
    Junior golfer Jack Einsweiler is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
  • Warriors hold off Hornets
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:12 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Despite the regular season drawing to a close in the coming week, the East Dubuque Warriors and the Scales Mound Hornets aren’t showing any signs of slowing down and resting up for regional tournament action.
  • Milledgeville blows through the Wildcats
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:09 AM
    HANOVER–Friday, Oct. 13, turned out to be another unlucky Friday for the River Ridge Wildcats as they were defeated by the Milledgeville Missiles.
  • Monday, October 09, 2017 5:47 PM
    The Ladies Invitational was once again well attended.
  • Monday, October 09, 2017 5:46 PM
    The 2017 Northwest Illinois Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna.
  • Monday, October 09, 2017 5:45 PM
  • Culver’s-Gazette Pirate Competitor of the Week
    Monday, October 09, 2017 5:44 PM
    Junior golfer Tyler Moran is this week’s Pirate Competitor of the Week sponsored by Galena Culver’s and the Galena Gazette.
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  • Monday, October 16, 2017 2:37 PM
    HANOVER–Robert “Bob” Lee Locke Jr., 54, Hanover, passed away Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at the Good Samaritan Society in Mt. Carroll.
  • Monday, October 16, 2017 2:36 PM
    ELIZABETH–Harold J. Miller, 87, of Elizabeth, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Big Meadows Nursing Home in Savanna.
  • Monday, October 16, 2017 2:35 PM

    GALENA–Louise “Billie” Larson, 98, of Galena, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at home, with her loving son at her side.

    A private burial will take place at Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, with a memorial service at Westminster church at a later date and time.

    Online condolences may be left at

  • Anabel Mason
    Monday, October 16, 2017 2:33 PM

    PORT WASHINGTON, Wis.–Anabel Sue Richardson Schoff Mason, 81, of Port Washington, Wis., passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

    A celebration of her life will be held at Westminster United Presbyterian Church with a visitation at 10 a.m., followed by a service at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 21. Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery immediately following the funeral service.

    Memorials appreciated to the Alzheimer Association or Girl Scouts of the United State of America.

    Miller and Steinke Galena Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.

    Click on name above for more information.

  • Joseph Unfried
    Thursday, October 12, 2017 3:32 PM

    HANOVER–Joseph Eugene Unfried, 77, of Hanover, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 at FHN Hospital, Freeport.

    A Funeral Mass will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hanover. Burial will take place in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Elizabeth, with a luncheon to follow. Visitation will be held 5-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Hanover with a Rosary Service at 4:30 p.m. A second visitation will also be held at 10 a.m. prior to the Mass at the church. Full Military Rites will be accorded.

    A memorial fund has been established for the family. Friends are invited to share in Joe’s life at

    Click on name above for more information.

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  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:26 AM
    ELIZABETH–On Thursday, Nov. 2, 1:30-3 p.m., Jo Daviess County Master Gardener Sharon Cahill will be offering a class on how to make a planter out of a small pumpkin.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:24 AM
    SPRINGFIELD–Sen. Tim Bivins, R-Dixon, is encouraging constituents to submit a tribute and photo of their loved one who served our country to be displayed in the rotunda of the Illinois Capitol Nov. 1-13.
  • Songwriters Showcase to feature the Parrishes
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 11:16 AM
    GALENA–Catherine and Ted Parrish, performing as The Parrishes, will be the featured musicians at the October Songwriters Showcase at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Galena Center for the Arts.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:55 AM
    FREEPORT–From Oct. 23-28, Highland Community College will be holding a series of special events as a part of “Highland Homecoming: Paws to Celebrate 2017.”
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:50 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The Rev. Jade Angelica will guide caregivers of those living with dementia and Alzheimer’s through a free two-day workshop at Sinsinawa Mound, Wednesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., each day.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:43 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Mark your calender for Thursday, Nov. 9.
  • Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:42 AM
  • Your new friend: The Spaghetti squash
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:40 AM
    If you follow a gluten-free or Paleo diet, chances are, you miss pasta.
  • Anniversary: The Powers
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:39 AM
    Josephine and Robert Powers, East Dubuque, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 26.
  • Anniversary: The Checkers
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 10:38 AM
    Jon and Jan Checker, Galena, celebrated their 50th wedding by renewing their vows on Washington Island, Wis., in a Norwegian stave kirke with family and friends present.
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