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To keep residents connected with family and friends during the pandemic , Galena Stauss Senior Care Community recently added two visiting booths, one at the nursing home and another at the assisted … more
GALENA–The Vista Cafe at Midwest Medical Center has been quiet over the past nine months as COVID-19 restrictions limited services in this usually bustling place. On Wednesday afternoon, … more
GALENA–Not convinced that they had enough information with which to make a decision, the Galena City Council postponed a decision Monday, Dec. 14 on whether or not to allow outdoor dining with … more
GALENA–As of Monday, Dec. 21, Jo Daviess County reported 1,328 COVID cases since the spring. There were 17 new cases since Dec. 18 and 85 new cases since Dec. 14. Approximately 1,240 of … more
GALENA–The Galena community has shown a lot of support for frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic. And a recent message from Galena resident Krista Ginger to friends around the … more
GALENA–Galena Public Library card holders have access to Axis360 for e-books, and now everyone in Illinois has access to thousands of e-books and more, without the need of a library card. The … more
GALENA–In true 2020 fashion, Gary and Julie Schreiber’s wedding didn’t turn out as they’d originally envisioned. As they’d planned, the Hinsdale couple married … more
GALENA–As of Monday, Dec. 7, Jo Daviess County reported 1,179 COVID-19 cases since the spring. There were 25 new cases since Dec. 4 and 93 new cases since Nov. 30. Approximately 1,050 of … more
GALENA–Elizabeth Murphy, known by her family and friends as Nonny, was a character. Her family, especially her son, Bill, has story after story about a woman who years ago set aside her dream … more
GALENA–Each school day, for one hour in the morning, Emily Rowe, Galena School District nurse, dons full personal protective equipment–a N95 mask, gown, double gloves, face field–to … more
GALENA–Sandra Schleicher, Jo Daviess County public health administrator, addressed some changes that the department has made due to COVID and concerns she has about the pandemic at the board of … more
GALENA–The show must go on--even in a pandemic. After both the Galena High School and Galena Middle School Drama Clubs’ spring 2020 play productions were canceled due to COVID-19, the two … more
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