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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

From one architect to another

GALENA–Emphasizing the architectural work of the Catholic missionary and human rights advocate that settled in what is now the tri-state area, a new book, “The Architecture of Samuel … more

City Beautiful envisions the community’s future

GALENA–Galena City Beautiful, a committee directed by Kieran Conlon, is on a mission to beautify and inspire civic pride throughout the town by relighting the city, growing gardens and creating … more

Chesney nixes forum

GALENA–As currently proposed, it appears the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Jo Daviess County won’t be hosting a candidate forum in Galena leading up to the November election. Andrew … more

Green Team plans Eco-Expo

GALENA–On Sept. 8 the Galena Green Team will hold an Electric Vehicle Showcase and Eco-Expo as part of the global Rise for Climate Jobs and Justice events. Tens of thousands of people around … more

Chamber director resigns

GALENA–Kathy Oberbroeckling, executive director of the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce since October 2015, resigned Aug. 28. Her last day will be Sept. 10. Reflecting on her tenure, … more

County clerk seeks election judges

GALENA–Angela Kaiser, the Jo Daviess County clerk and chief election authority, is looking for people who are interested in serving as election judges. Election judges are responsible for … more

Local organizations donate to Galena EMS

GALENA–Thanks to donations from three local organizations, the Galena EMS will be able to purchase new equipment to assist on calls. Galena VFW Post 2665 donated $2,160 for three pediatric … more

Kaiser outlines options for voting assistance

GALENA–Voting assistance and voting aids in marking the ballot will be available at all Jo Daviess County polling places for voters who are either temporarily or permanently physically … more

Preservation honors

The 2018 Galena Historic Preservation Award was presented Thursday, Aug. 23 to Daniel Balocca for the Felt Manor carriage house project. The city’s Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) … more

Early deadlines

Because of the Labor Day holiday next week, the Sept. 5 issue of the Gazette has an early deadline. All advertising and news needs to be submitted by Thursday, 5 p.m. more

Chopper Drop holds the green

From left, Ted Ridgeway, Patrick McCarthy, Chris Curran and Dan Mennenoh smile at the third annual Galena Rotary Chopper Drop on Saturday, Aug. 25 at Eagle Ridge’s North Course, supports local … more
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