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  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:39 PM
    If you like simple and empowering, you’re going to love this.  
  • ‘I am an American. I am a Jew’
    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:32 PM
    am an American.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:31 PM
  • Finding peace
    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:29 PM
    At this moment–7:40 a.m., eastern time this Saturday morning–I am looking out over Middle Bay.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:44 PM
  • Pickling lesson offers hope
    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:42 PM
    Pickles! 
  • An encounter
    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:40 PM
    What are the chances of finding someone you know when you are participating in an event with over 10,000 people. . .and when everyone is moving over 60-plus miles from town to town?
  • Gazette readers share thoughts on series
    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:38 PM
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:37 PM
    During the past two decades, I’ve written a lot of articles, far too many to recall.
  • Q&A

    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:35 PM
    Over the past 18 weeks, The Gazette has fielded numerous questions about immigration and immigrants.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:34 PM
    These famous words grace the Statue of Liberty: “Give me your tired, your poor; your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
  • Thumbs up to three fine young men
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:21 PM
    An 18-year-old accumulation of box elder bug carcasses was packed inside the electrical wall socket when Brandon Roskom, electrical service manager for Top Notch, unscrewed the cover.
  • The perfect summer escape
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:19 PM
    Most people probably wouldn’t consider spending five nights sleeping on an air mattress on the floor of a church Sunday school room, surrounded by air mattresses occupied by giggly teenage girls, the perfect summer vacation.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:18 PM
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:17 PM
    The other night, we took a boat ride with our friends, Rich and Kim Stephenson Goldberg and Henry Hartfield.
  • Dog tag veterans
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:18 AM
    There are Galenians who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice: giving their lives for this country.
  • Wholesomeness from those who help
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:16 AM
    Bryan Krug, the plumber, is both earnest and skilled.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:15 AM
    Summer is once again upon us.
  • Flood of 2017
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:50 PM
    Boy oh boy. . .was I in for a surprise Saturday morning.
  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:49 PM
  • The calls of love are soft and sweet
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:46 PM
    am finding it difficult to return to the world of words after my 40 days of silence.
  • Tuesday, July 25, 2017 3:38 PM
    During the past few weeks much has occurred in the General Assembly and it has been covered by the news media from many different points of view.
  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:52 PM
  • Finding peace in 40 days of silence
    Monday, July 17, 2017 6:52 PM
    have just returned from what was a transformative journey. 
  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:51 PM
    One of the issues that we’re passionate about here at The Galena Gazette is government access.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:40 PM
  • Hospitality
    Monday, July 10, 2017 7:38 PM
    There is no question about it. 
  • Sad sights–sad sites
    Monday, July 10, 2017 7:36 PM
    Picture this. 
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 6:55 PM
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 6:51 PM
    The quote of the week, especially this July 4 holiday week, is: “It was like coming to paradise–a life saver.”
  • Monday, June 26, 2017 5:33 PM
    All public bodies in Illinois are required to produce in advance and make available to the public an agenda for all public meetings.
  • A colorful week!!
    Monday, June 26, 2017 5:28 PM
    To say that last week was a colorful week in these parts is indeed an understatement and this coming week appears to be just as colorful. . .if all goes according to plan.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:42 PM
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:40 PM
    Summer starts this week on my favorite day of the year!
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:38 PM
    The announcement on the front page of last week’s Galena Gazette that Sen. Tim Bivins will not seek re-election to the Illinois Senate came as a surprise.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:08 PM
    Sometimes inspirational moments happen when you least expect them.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:06 PM
    The Galena ARC will be hosting its annual Community Day in Recreation Park again on the 4th of July from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:05 PM
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:03 PM
    Last week we talked about the ongoing budget battle.
  • Some people carry an inner light
    Monday, June 05, 2017 5:52 PM
    Paul Holz, 91, grew up in Jo Daviess County, makes pies, served in Korea, managed the family farm at 14, and as a child lived in poverty. 
  • Head to the cemetery
    Monday, June 05, 2017 5:50 PM
    Voice going back a little too much. 
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:49 PM
  • ‘Bienviendos’
    Monday, June 05, 2017 5:46 PM
    For me, this is a special week. 
  • Some return, some do not
    Monday, May 29, 2017 3:45 PM
    Some return home.
  • Joining The Gazette
    Monday, May 29, 2017 3:42 PM
    I want to officially welcome two recent Galena High School graduates, Julia Lieb and Luc Pham, to our Galena Gazette staff.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:49 AM
    I’d like to you meet a remarkable woman.
  • Joy and melancholy are intertwined
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:47 AM
    Oscar was the saddest dog at the shelter.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:45 AM
  • Making rather merry
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:43 AM
    The Newton and Vincent families made rather merry Friday through Sunday, May 12-14, in Jefferson City, Mo.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:13 PM
    There is no question.
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