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Even at its peak, Millbrig was never more than a hamlet. But what a hamlet. It was the proverbial mouse that roared; the little hamlet that could. Millbrig straddles the township line between Vinegar … more
GALENA–After a three-year hiatus, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade is back. The Galena Elks Lodge has organized the parade, Shamrock Shimmy 5K and Kid’s Mini Shimmy since 2015 but … more
GALENA–International Women’s Day was Wednesday, March 8 and Broad Ideas held Broad Bingo at the Galena Center for the Arts. Over 40 women attended the free event to play bingo with a … more
ELIZABETH–From marching in a St. Patrick’s Day parade to tobogganing down hills, Doris Trader had fun in life and is remembered for that by those she leaves behind. Trader died on Feb. … more
STOCKTON–A woman from Stockton went from preparing for her death to saying she’s “better than before” a year after finding a surgeon who could help her. Nicole Haight … more
GALENA–A Galenian known by many in the community for his involvement in theater and as a friend, has died. Ronn Toebaas, who died on Saturday, Feb. 25, is remembered by those he crossed … more
GALENA–One of the big stories back in Galena in 1964 was the changeover to dial telephone service. According to Cliff Davenport, Illinois Bell Telephone manager, the dial equipment that … more
Each year the week of George Washington’s birthday is celebrated as “National FFA Week.” Chapters are encouraged to have special activities and events to promote their organization … more
GALENA–Broad Ideas is a month-long inclusive, feminist celebration that includes artists, poets, and musicians. The event will take place at the Galena Center for the Arts from March … more
GALENA–There’s a saying: Use it or lose it. Ken Boyd is certainly using it. Boyd, a Galena resident who turned 102 years old on Saturday, Feb 18, has been a member of Midwest Medical … more
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