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GALENA–The city of Galena’s aerial deer count, conducted on Tuesday, Feb. 19, found 211 deer within in the city limits, an increase of 75 from the 136 counted in January 2018. The number … more
GALENA–The future of Ashley Powell, a Galena Walmart people greeter, remains up in the air after a corporate decision last week to eliminate her position. News that Powell, a Galena Walmart … more
ELIZABETH–With a full committee finalized, a direction has been set and work has begun in earnest for the Jo Daviess County Board’s ad hoc committee for EMS sustainability. During the … more
Galena VFW Post 2665 recently presented a $1,000 donation to Galena Boy Scout Troop 95 for summer camp. Commander George Petitgout, left, with Boy Scouts representative AJ Soat.  more
GALENA–The Galena Library Board will consider two candidates for an open board seat. During its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19, Mike Blaum and Jason Stauter were nominated. The board agreed to … more
  DUBUQUE, Iowa–Keith Bibelhausen, The Hartig Drug Co. chief executive officer, announced his plans to retire on March 1, in a company-wide memorandum to employees. In his … more
After 19 years of service to Dupaco Community Credit Union members in Galena and Jo Daviess County, Assistant Vice President Vicky Vondran retired Feb. 4. During her tenure, Vondran’s … more
HANOVER–Northwest Illinois Economic Development (NWILED) announces that Micah Ransom has been elected to the NWILED Board of Directors. Ransom will bring the perspective of Generation Z and … more
Five of the nine Galena Generals visited The Workshop in Galena on Friday, Feb. 22. From left, back row, Gen. John Duerr portrayed by Jeff Bishop, Gen. John Rawlins portrayed by Gary Jobgen, Julia … more
In historic Galena, there is a constant push and pull between preserving the past and ensuring a viable future. Galena’s Grace Episcopal Church’s recently completed parish house shows … more
GALENA–Changes in state leadership and two ballot referendums have revived hope at the possibility of a bringing passenger rail service to northwest Illinois. During a meeting on Monday, … more
GALENA–Personnel appointments highlighted the Jo Daviess County Board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Newly elected board member Jacob Shireman, District 1, Dunleith 1, resigned from his seat … more
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