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  • 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.
     
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  • 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.”
     
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  • 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. 
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  • 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. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:19 AM
     
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:18 AM
    February has a noticeable tendency to wake you up to the fact that winter is far from over. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:15 AM

    We’ll share a little bit about a lot of things this week and keep this column short, really short this week. It’s a gift to the critics out there.

     
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:58 AM
    At the Galena School Board meeting last week, two people showed up to make comments on school facilities and listen. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:56 AM
    If you cross the river from East Dubuque to Dubuque on a regular basis, you tend to take the Julien Dubuque Bridge for granted. 
  • With a ‘Big Heart’
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:53 AM

    When a horse grows old or is in ill health, the options available are limited, and none of those options are acceptable to Wende and Bill Corbett, owners of Big Heart Ranch in Elizabeth.

     
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:51 AM
    I deserve no sympathy. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:50 AM

    Do you have something to say but don’t know how to say it? Toastmasters can help.

     
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  • Tuesday, February 03, 2015 11:41 AM
    When I pulled out the green notebook where I took notes for my column on Mason Beard, the 88-year-old treasure trove of regional history, I discovered my notes could use some clarification. 
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  • Tuesday, February 03, 2015 11:26 AM

    A letter, which the Galena-Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors agreed to send the city of Galena this past week, is making us wonder.

     
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:35 PM
    January 29 is National Puzzle Day. 
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:33 PM
     would venture a guess that the nation’s railroad carry substantially more clout than does the average citizen or the average small town. 
  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:29 PM
    Again! More Jo Daviess county treasures. 
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  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 12:16 PM

    Every once in awhile, you encounter one of those small-world experiences that makes you say, “wow.”

     
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:03 PM
    Do you remember when a soft drink was a special treat? 
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:01 PM
    Happy New Year to everyone in our school community! 
  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 3:00 PM

     
     
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