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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:20 PM
    The call came into the office just this past week.
     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:17 PM
    If you ever meet Dan Krenz and Kelli May-Krenz, I highly recommend you ask how they met.
     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:52 PM
    I may well have mentioned in some previous article what an amazing person Spike Werner was.
     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:49 PM
    Judy Anger and Brenda Dowell, certified nursing assistants (CNA) at the Galena Stauss Senior Care Community, are two great gifts to the seniors of our region.
     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:47 PM
     made the long drive to Springfield Tuesday morning, and, along with the rest of the Illinois General Assembly, I’ve spent most of this week in session or in committee.
     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:46 PM

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:18 PM

    It’s opening night. Director Ronn Toebaas is grim. He addresses the more than 40-person cast sitting before him.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:45 AM
    Whether you are a lifelong resident of Jo Daviess County (JDC) or are a “transplant” you probably don’t know all there is to do outdoors in JDC.
     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:38 AM
    The city of East Dubuque is a geographically divided community, a copy of such ups and downs with the railroad tracks intersection it.
     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:37 AM
    On March 17 at the monthly meeting of the American Legion in Galena, my dad, Jim Henry, was presented with a “Quilt of Valor” by the national Quilts of Valor organization through the Friendship Quilters of Elizabeth.
     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:36 AM
    Lois’ shrimp dip on Ritz crackers is a tradition in the Farrell family.
     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:33 AM

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:31 AM

    I have always been amazed by the broad range of talents possessed by the people who call this wonderful place in northwest Illinois their home.

     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:30 AM
    The origin of bowling can be traced back to 3200 B.C. Egypt where an anthropologist in the 1930s found remnants of what was thought to be components of a pin game buried with a child.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:29 AM
    My column this week is in response to recent media coverage about Amtrak and its alleged return to northwest Illinois.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:28 AM
    How can Easter have arrived already when it seems like we just put the Christmas ornaments away?
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:26 AM

     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:20 AM
    Whenever the scanner starts to beep and squawk here at The Gazette all ears turn to what the dispatcher might have to say.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 9:23 AM
    I keep falling in love.
     
  • 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.
     
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 12:02 PM
    will never forget sitting at our daughter Lilly’s first-grade Christmas program at Galena Primary School in complete awe as our then 6-year-old sang a minor solo part with confidence and ease.
     
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:31 AM
    Time for spring cleaning.
     
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:26 AM
    This article is from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
     
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:23 AM
    We have probably all heard of the “Galena Generals.”
     
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:20 AM

     
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:20 PM

    “I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire” Matthew 3:11 King James Version 1611

     
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:18 PM
    The philatelists are coming! The philatelists are coming! 
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:56 AM
    Stop. Look. Listen. 
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:45 AM
    Eleanor Roosevelt was all too well aware that she was not endowed with great physical beauty. 
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:42 AM
    In December 2008, I was an embedded with the U.S. Army as a reporter for the Galena Gazette in northern Iraq. 
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 11:40 AM
     
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:40 AM
    Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his first annual budget address. 
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:38 AM
     
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:37 AM
    Anyone who doubts the importance of the printed word and how it becomes the record of a community’s history need only look to past issues of the Galena Gazette or the East Dubuque Register. 
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:35 AM

    Larry and Mary Blankenbaker, through their Benjamin’s Community Foundation, put a lot of love, time and attention into creating and sustaining Galena’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade for over two decades.

     
  • Part II: Drawn to the beauty, story of quilts
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:33 AM
    I’m searching for a Jo Daviess County quilting group with local farm women,” I asked here and there, trusting my intuition. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:36 AM
    "Here a stitch, There a stitch, Everywhere a stitch, stitch.” 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:35 AM
     
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:34 AM
    Had I been asked to venture a guess as to what our first son, Ross, would aspire to be when he reached maturity, it would have been easy. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:29 AM
    An envelope came from former Jo Daviess County residents Ray and Peg Ruthenberg. Inside was a newspaper clipping from the Shorewood-Arden Hills Bulletin-News. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:22 AM
    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. 
 
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