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Hanover grocery store opens

HANOVER–Hanover residents will no longer have to travel to buy groceries. more

CORRECTION

In the July 11 issue of the Gazette, the story on page 10A about the food pantry receiving a DRA grant listed the incorrect dates for the United Churches of Galena Food Pantry.

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Flags flying for the Fourth

Events in Galena for Independence Day get underway Wednesday morning at 8 a.m. with the Buckhill Run and the chalk walk. Both start from Recreation Park. more

Grant Park court work underway

Work is underway on the basketball courts at Grant Park. East Galena Township funded the purchase and installation of two new goals at a total of $5,000. The township also pledged $5,000 each of the next two years for the court construction. Louie’s Trenching Service is donating the labor for the removal and the installation of the court and goals. The Louie’s crew, from left, Ryan Pregler, Nic Bingham, Mike Somers, Robby Murphy and Jeff Somers, did prep work on the site Thursday, July 12. Bard Concrete is discounting the concrete approximately 20 percent. According to Galena City Administrator Mark Moran, the city may not require the full donation from East Galena as a result of the donations and discounts.

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More documents opened in ED probe

EAST DUBUQUE–More documents were released about an investigation into two East Dubuque officials.

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Galena Gazette makes major improvements to its website

GALENA–On Tuesday, June 19, after weeks of behind-the-scenes work, The Galena Gazette made major improvements to its website, galenagazette.com. The new website will enable the Galena media company to adapt its website to meet the needs of the moment and serve its customers in new ways. more

SM students experience Germany

SCALES MOUND–Fifteen students from Scales Mound experienced Germany in June, spending four days in Berlin and four days in Munich.

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Water main work in ED

EAST DUBUQUE–There will be water interruptions in the Indian Hills Subdivision on Wednesday July 18, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. for water main work.

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Illinois State Police remind public of bridge weight limit

PECATONICA–There is a weight posting on a bridge on U.S. 20 three miles west of Stockton. The bridge weight limit of 15 tons was posted by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) on July 3 and remains in effect until further notice.

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Galena EMS weathers the personnel storm

GALENA–In January, Galena EMS received devastating news that many of its personnel lost their licenses due to an organizational breakdown in record keeping.

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Board considers bus parking possibilities

GALENA–In search of the best location to eventually park the Galena School District bus fleet, the Galena School Board took a field trip to a couple different locations on the school campus during …

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They call it the rodeo

The Fourth of July will be fun-filled in Galena. Events get underway Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. with the Buckhill Run and the chalk walk. Both start from Recreation Park. more
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