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  • Leadership
    Monday, May 14, 2018 6:06 PM
    The lushness of green grass served as a stark contrast to the foreboding skies overhead this past Wednesday as I drove to Apple River for the May session of the Jo Daviess County Leadership Forum.
  • Megg’s Eggs: Dipping into pure gold
    Monday, May 14, 2018 6:04 PM
    When Megg’s Eggs called me at Tammy’s Piggly Wiggly, I had to respond.
  • Monday, May 14, 2018 6:02 PM
  • Monday, May 07, 2018 4:49 PM
    There is a benefit to working in education that does not show up on your paycheck; the benefit is this–we get a front row seat to the evolution of children. 
  • Monday, May 07, 2018 4:47 PM
    We don’t often comment on letters to the editor, but this week will be one of those exceptions.
  • Monday, May 07, 2018 4:45 PM
  • A photograph frozen in time
    Monday, May 07, 2018 4:42 PM
    girl’s hand rests delicately on the ground.
  • Monday, May 07, 2018 4:40 PM
    Having just read the 1,000-page biography of Ulysses S. Grant entitled “Grant,” published last year by Ron Chernow, I now understand why Grant is regarded among the greatest military commanders who ever lived.
  • Litter: Part 3
    Monday, April 30, 2018 4:32 PM
    An almost continuous series of emails has come across my computer since the publishing of an editorial two weeks ago lamenting the number of people who so callously discard their beer cans, wrappers, bags along the roadways and byways of Jo Daviess County.
  • Monday, April 30, 2018 4:30 PM
  • We have much to learn from our dogs
    Monday, April 30, 2018 4:28 PM
     Aiken, my sweet old dog, is gone.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:40 PM

    Editor's Note: The Gazette has learned that the Mississippi River cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 28 has been cancelled due to anticipated flooding of the Mississippi River.

    Here’s another opportunity to help make this wonderful place of ours a little bit better. 

  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:39 PM
    What is a miracle?
  • Voting in an election? Here’s a refresher
    Monday, April 23, 2018 4:37 PM
    On March 20, I spent one of the few days I am gainfully employed each year, working at the West Galena Township building, along with four others, judging the primary election. 
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:36 PM
  • When a wall lifts, there is a great light
    Monday, April 23, 2018 4:35 PM
    The sun hit the trees, casting long shadows across the land.
  • Let's salute those who do away with...Litter
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:49 AM
    If a stranger came to Galena from the north–let’s say along Council Hill Road–this stranger could easily come to one conclusion: a favorite pastime of the people who live here is road drinking.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:48 AM
    feel compelled to write about Roy Clingman.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:46 AM
  • Sit quietly and embrace the tenderness
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:45 AM
    The thud of a robin crashing into one of my windows broke the sweet mid-morning peace.
  • Governor in Galena
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:54 AM
    Over the past couple of weeks, we've been fortunate to have a couple of high-ranking state officials here in Galena.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:53 AM
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:52 AM
    Are we happy about the new contract from Tri-State Christian School? Absolutely!
  • My experience: A kid in a crowd of thousands
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:50 AM
    There is something when it comes to the cruelty and the things in this world that we cannot understand that I have to figure out.
  • The wondrous gifts so freely given
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:48 AM
    The sign said “Free Stuff.”
  • Ralph Benson
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 11:25 AM
    I say it every year. The annual meeting for The Galena Foundation is my favorite meeting of the year.
  • Tuesday, April 03, 2018 11:20 AM
    There are two things you need to know about newspapers.
  • ‘I enjoy what I do. It keeps me happy’
    Tuesday, April 03, 2018 11:17 AM
    David “Chick” Rubel felt the thoroughbred beneath him as the air rushed by them both on the 5/8 mile exercise run where he once trained racehorses.
  • Tuesday, April 03, 2018 11:15 AM
  • Storm story
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:49 AM
    We escaped! What else can be said? The snow didn’t come, at least here, but the wind surely did blow.
  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:48 AM
  • What a wondrous place, so full of song
    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 11:45 AM
    Spring had, at last, officially arrived.
  • 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
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