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GALENA–The Galena Public Library is kicking off two summer programs.   Want to be a VIP? Adults are being invited to participate in the Galena Public Library’s 2019 Adult … more
  GALENA–Galena Bible Church suggests that it’s time to gas up the all-terrain vehicle and head out on a wilderness adventure with its Vacation Bible School. It’s an … more
A little over a year ago, Greg Herbst decided to delve into his family history. He had no idea at the time where that path would lead and if he’d be successful in his quest to learn more … more
The title of this story was taken from the Galena Evening Gazette of May 31, 1870. Decoration Day was later changed to Memorial Day. It first began in May of 1868 as a day to decorate the graves … more
SINSINAWA, Wis.—Sinsinawa Art Gallery will feature the 13th annual Heritage Art Show, June 4 to July 31. Works in diverse media by Dominican Sister artists and others in the Motherhouse … more
  ELIZABETH–Recent winners in the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing have been announced: Kim Miller, Galena; Dan Upstrom, East Dubuque; Elizabeth Garage; Fred Turek, Apple River; Allan … more
Former Galena Mayor Terry Cole invited friends and family to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his successful write-in bid for the office of mayor on Thursday, May 16 at the DeSoto House Hotel. Among … more
Poopsie’s has contributed $400 to the Galena Food Pantry and $200 to the Elizabeth Food Basket. The money was raised through sales of the Boomer Bones game. Left photo: participating in the … more
10 years ago: June 3, 2009 Rural ambulance services across the country, including here in Jo Daviess County, could be in jeopardy. Dan Schleicher, the EMS coordinator for Elizabeth Ambulance, saw … more
  ELIZABETH–According to the School Nutrition Association, the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is the second-largest food and nutrition assistance program within the country. … more
The corn is as high as an elephant’s eye….” is a line from one of my favorite American musicals but I think we will be singing a different tune this year. With all this rain I have … more
Kentucky poet Christopher P. Collins, winner of the first James Gates Percival Prize for Literature, read selections of his work at the opening of the James Gates Percival International Poetry … more
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