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Making history

GALENA–When Karen Sieber, the new curator and director of education and outreach for the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society, thinks about history, she considers the past, present and future.


Scales Mound officer arrested

SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound police officer Darin Oberhart, 50, of Bettendorf, Iowa, was arrested in Rock Island for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Friday, July 6. more

Hanover grocery store opens

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

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

Proud of your garden? Enter yours now

GALENA–Each summer, Galena residents strive to produce beautiful, breathtaking and romantic gardens. more

Smith descendants donate artifacts to museum

GALENA–There was some heavy lifting happening Wednesday, June 27 at the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum on Bench Street as volunteers assisted in a very special delivery. more

Food pantry begins proxy program

GALENA–The United Churches of Galena Food Pantry is now offering a proxy program for clients in need of food pantry services who are unable to make it to the pantry during the regular hours. more

Website upgrade for Gazette

GALENA–Galena Gazette Publications, Inc., has made a significant investment in its digital technology with the creation of a new website. more

A box to spread a little sunshine

GALENA–There’s a new ray of sunshine in town. more

Berlage: 45 years as fire trustee

ELIZABETH–When Larry Berlage became an Elizabeth Fire trustee in June 1973, he never would have guessed that he’d still be at it 45 years later. more

Country Fair Charities disburse grants

GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities disbursed grant money to 30 different organizations, totaling more than $37,000, during an awards ceremony at the Galena Elks Lodge on Thursday, June 21. more
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