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  • Students exercise their right to Assemble
    Monday, March 19, 2018 5:36 PM
    On Sept. 25, 1789, the states received the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the constitution, for ratification.
  • Monday, March 19, 2018 5:30 PM
    Last week, Galena Elks members were front and center for their contribution to the community.
  • Update on what it’s like at Gitmo today
    Monday, March 19, 2018 5:26 PM
    In this year’s annual State of the Union Address made by President Trump was the following brief comment, “So today I am keeping another promise. I just signed an order directing Secretary Mattis to reexamine our military detention policy and to keep open the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay.” 
  • Celebrating her strength and artistry
    Monday, March 19, 2018 5:24 PM
    Amanda Kevern celebrates her belly. 
  • Monday, March 19, 2018 5:20 PM
  • Monday, March 12, 2018 7:27 PM
    Gavin Doyle. . .on a normal day his enthusiasm for life might be the most infectious here in Galena–in Jo Daviess County–in the tri-state area–in Illinois–in the United States–ahh, heck. . .in the world!!!
  • Monday, March 12, 2018 7:26 PM
  • Monday, March 12, 2018 7:25 PM
    joined the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society staff over five years ago. 
  • Sewing a garment of non-violent love
    Monday, March 12, 2018 7:23 PM
    My mother used to sew our clothing when we were very small.
  • Tuesday, March 06, 2018 10:50 AM
    The Galena business community will be out in full force this coming Saturday, March 10, as the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Business Showcase.
  • Tuesday, March 06, 2018 10:49 AM
  • Hearts that beat the rhythm of farming
    Tuesday, March 06, 2018 10:45 AM
    Farming is born in you, I like to imagine.
  • Good news
    Monday, February 26, 2018 5:21 PM
    For the hospital, the loan means the hospital saves $1 million annually in interest payments.
  • Monday, February 26, 2018 5:18 PM
  • Transit ride provides full dose of gratitude
    Monday, February 26, 2018 5:16 PM
    Jo Daviess County Transit driver Dennis Story picked up Jill Winslow at The Workshop. 
  • History repeats itself
    Monday, February 26, 2018 5:07 PM
    I was in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, last Tuesday taking a friend to a doctor’s appointment when word came that Galena's floodgates had closed due to the rapidly rising Galena River.
  • Monday, February 19, 2018 7:08 PM
    The Galena Gazette, as does every single community newspaper in the United States, has grave concerns about the services provided by the United States Postal service.
  • Monday, February 19, 2018 7:06 PM
  • Redevelopment at Savanna Army Depot
    Monday, February 19, 2018 7:04 PM
    In March 2000, the Savanna Army Depot officially closed, a victim of the Base Realignment and Closure cost saving process of 1995.
  • Holiness presents itself in the humble
    Monday, February 19, 2018 7:02 PM
    In a week of grieving at yet another mass shooting, we find hope in the quiet endurance of decent folks.
  • Remembering
    Monday, February 12, 2018 4:57 PM
    On Jan. 23, this community lost one of its legacy business owners, Steven Frank Vincent.
  • Monday, February 12, 2018 4:56 PM
  • Looking back to the 1918 influenza epidemic
    Monday, February 12, 2018 4:53 PM
    The poignant headline “Death Calls a Little Boy” carries the subheading, “Home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Koepeke is Bereaved” in the Galena Weekly Gazette, Oct. 24, 1918 edition. 
  • Monday, February 05, 2018 4:38 PM
    The facts are now crystal clear. 
  • Monday, February 05, 2018 4:37 PM
    It was almost serendipitous. 
  • Clever ads defy expectations
    Monday, February 05, 2018 4:36 PM
    The Super Bowl is estimated to draw more than 100 million viewers.
  • Monday, February 05, 2018 4:35 PM
  • Monday, February 05, 2018 4:33 PM
    Curly headed and only 16, one of the four CTE students I had been interviewing thoughtfully observed, “Everything is beautiful in life.”
  • Monday, January 29, 2018 5:45 PM
    This newspaper is a cheerleader and supporter of volunteer-driven Emergency Medical Service organizations.
  • Monday, January 29, 2018 5:44 PM
    Facebook has changed its algorithm again, and it just might hurt your bottom line.
  • Monday, January 29, 2018 5:42 PM
  • Monday, January 29, 2018 5:41 PM
    She looked at me with the “I gotcha” judgement of a student who did not want to waste her time on trivialities.
  • Monday, January 22, 2018 3:52 PM
    We had heard rumblings that Chris Hamilton, the president and CEO of the Greater Galena Marketing Inc. (GGMI) was a candidate for the same position at the Valdosta-Lowndes County Conference Center and Tourism Authority in Valdosta, Ga.
  • 3 things this week
    Monday, January 22, 2018 3:50 PM
    There are three things you should be tuned in to this week: a Galena artist on the CMT show “Nashville,” 100 Club of Jo Daviess County is hosting its annual dinner on Saturday, and Galena’s first whiskey celebration is this weekend.
  • Monday, January 22, 2018 3:48 PM
  • The center of a great heartbeat of hope
    Monday, January 22, 2018 3:45 PM
    year has passed since I joined the women’s march in Madison.
  • Compare your air travel options
    Monday, January 15, 2018 2:06 PM
    Air travel in 2016 was at an all-time high. 
  • Monday, January 15, 2018 2:04 PM
    A democracy depends on the education of its people to thrive.
  • Monday, January 15, 2018 2:01 PM
    If I could share one message for this nation’s leaders, for the world’s leaders, it would be this: Words matter. 
  • Days gone by
    Monday, January 08, 2018 5:21 PM
    Cleaning my desk here is often scary. 
  • Faces stare out of history
    Monday, January 08, 2018 5:19 PM
    Their young faces stare out at us from pictures taken in the early 20th century. 
  • Monday, January 08, 2018 5:18 PM
  • We speak a language of love
    Tuesday, January 02, 2018 8:39 AM
    Join me on a journey down a jungle river in Colombia. 
  • Tuesday, January 02, 2018 8:37 AM
    During my 38-plus years here, I’ve seen area residents put incredible effort into an initiative or into brainstorming and yet nothing substantive happens. 
  • What’s happening at the Thomson prison?
    Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:39 AM
    Approximately 40 miles south of Galena in neighboring Carroll County, the town of Thomson, population 590, is the site of the most unused prison in the U.S. In 1998, Gov. Jim Edgar determined that current state prisons would not be capable of housing the increasing number of inmates and additional facilities would be needed.
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:35 AM
    As children of the military, we joined other children on the base for the Christmas celebrations. My father was often the hospital commander. We were Jewish kids at Christmas. We felt at home with the trees, Santa and presents. We figured those celebrations were simply American. What did we know then of the separation of church and state?
  • Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:33 AM
  • Personal expression
    Tuesday, December 26, 2017 9:18 AM
  • Tuesday, December 19, 2017 12:00 AM
    Every other December I have a body scan to make sure thyroid cancer has not returned.
  • A special gift
    Tuesday, December 19, 2017 12:00 AM
    On Thursday, Dec. 14, Midwest Medical Center (MMC) Hospital Auxiliary held its annual Tree of Love lighting ceremony.
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