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  • Baltz writes about healing, prayer
    GALENA–Last spring, Dr. Fred Baltz, pastor of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Galena, was working on a writing project when he decided there was another topic he should address instead.
  • Talking climate change

    GALENA–Climate change was the topic of the afternoon on Wednesday, Jan. 14 as dozens of people participated in the 27th annual Rotary Club of Galena Roundtable, “Climate Change: The Perfect Storm,” at the Ramada Galena.

  • ‘Branch of Knowledge and Peace’
    GALENA– On Friday, Jan. 16, the 10th anniversary of the death of former principal Chuck Slagley, the colorful cranes fluttered gently in the air, all carefully strung from a branch over the circulation desk in the Galena High School Library.

     





  • Deer culling begins
    GALENA–Before a packed crowd, members of the Galena City Council Monday, Jan. 12 moved forward with plans to cull 25 deer within the city limits.
    
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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:59 PM

    GALENA–Members of the Turner Hall committee got a look at the proposed maintenance and improvement plan for the next several years during the Thursday, Jan. 9 meeting.

     
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:58 PM
    SCALES MOUND–This year, the Scales Mound FFA Chapter has taken on the service project of raising funds for an LED sign to replace the current marquee sign in front of the school. 
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:57 PM
     
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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:25 AM

     
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:13 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Galena resident and MMA promoter Harry Maglaris has done it again.
     
  • Wildcats top Warriors at home
    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:46 PM
    HANOVER–The River Ridge Wildcats were considered underdogs last season, and they played that role to perfection.
     
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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 4:18 PM

    GALENA–RoseMary C. Meyer, 87, of Galena, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at the Galena-Stauss Serenity Room surrounded by family. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan., 30, at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, a parish rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. and the Catholic Daughters prayer service to follow. Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

    Click on name above for more information.

     
  • Monday, January 26, 2015 4:09 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Bernard “B.L.” Murray, 89, of East Dubuque, and Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Saturday, Jan. 24, at Manor Care Health Services, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Funeral Mass will be held at noon, Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, East Dubuque. Friends may gather after 9 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the East Dubuque cemetery where military rites will be accorded graveside by the American Legion Post 787 of East Dubuque. American Legion Post 787 will have their walk thru at 10 a.m. Cremation rites will be accorded at Bernie’s wishes.

    The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is in charge of arrangements as James T. Furlong, owner, was a classmate and life-long friend of Bernie’s.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, East Dubuque, or Hospice of Dubuque in Bernie’s memory.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

    Click on name above for more information.

     
  • Monday, January 26, 2015 3:49 PM

    GALENA–Steven W. Paxton, 52, of Galena, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

    Funeral service was held on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Memorials may be given to NAMI of Dubuque, Iowa, and The Workshop of Galena.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

     Click on name above for more information. 
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  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:42 PM

    Stephanie Bussan

     
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:33 AM
    Holden David Geary 
  • Photography of Lynn Giles at Grace church
    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:27 PM
    GALENA–The art and photography of Lynn Giles will be the next display in the Parish House Gallery of Grace Episcopal Church. 
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