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Galena Kiwanis donate to food pantry

Dan Morizzo, Kiwanis lieutenant governor and membership chair of the Galena club, presents a $100 check to Jim Webster for the Galena Food Pantry. During Kiwanis International’s centennial, the … more

Heroes for History Stair Run is one impressive challenge

Galena Police Chief Lori Huntington leads a pack of runners at the top of the steps. The Heroes for History Stair Run is a fund-raiser 5K for the Galena History Museum and the Galena Fire Department, … more

Donation to The Workshop

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Stockton recently presented a check for $293.78 to The Workshop. The donation is part of the church’s Change for the Future/Service Partner Program. The … more

Historical society plans for future

GALENA–The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Museum is using future technologies to power its preservation of the past. The organization is looking to install a geothermal … more

Touring the Galena River Watershed

JO DAVIESS COUNTY–In conjunction with the League of Women Voters’ Galena River Watershed planning committee, the Soil & Water Health Coalition organized the Totally Terrific Trolley … more


A Sept. 5 article on Grant Brodrecht’s childhood memories in Galena misstated Sandra and Gene Brodrecht, who are his parents, as his grandparents. In the Galena Generals Christmas Ball story … more

Bivins receives ‘Champion’ award from state chamber

SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Tim Bivins (R-Dixon) has been named a “Champion of Free Enterprise” by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce for his support of legislation designed to … more

Galena Fire Dept. annual dance the Hottest ticket in town

Righteous Hillbillies took the stage in the parking lot of Galena City Hall Saturday evening, Sept. 8, for the Galena Fire Department’s annual dance. more

Galena Primary School students dismissed as precautionary measure

GALENA–Galena School District officialls dismissed students from Galena Primary School this morning, Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 9 a.m. as a precautionary measure because of wet carpeting and surface … more

GGMI now Galena Country Tourism

GALENA–Greater Galena Marketing, Inc. (GGMI), is now going under the name Galena Country Tourism. The board’s Tuesday, Aug. 28 meeting was the first meeting with the new name. CEO Rose … more

Nominees sought for youth award

GALENA–West Galena Township is seeking nominees for its annual Kurt Carter Memorial Dedication to Youth Award. Last year’s recipient was Jeff Hyde Jr., for his many years of dedication … more

Bustos makes a visit to Hanover’s new grocery store

HANOVER–Congresswoman Cheri Bustos shopped at Lorri’s General Store in Hanover on Monday, Aug. 20 after reading about the supermarket’s recent opening in The Galena … more
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