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On October 18, 1924, Grantland Rice wrote what has been called the greatest lede in sports journalism. He immortalized four student-athletes, and Notre Dame football, with these words: Outlined … more
GALENA–Joe Berning, owner of Busy B Ranch, rekindles his childhood passion for horses by training and saving ‘kill-pen’ horses after his retirement. Since Berning was a … more
Most of us tend to think about historical migrations TO Galena: tribal nations; French-Canadians; Missourians from St. Genevieve and St. Louis; emigrants from England, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, … more
One of the first things that we acquire when we enter this world is a name and this story deals with just that - your name… This letter was written to the Gazette in February of 1872. It … more
GALENA– The Galena Public Library joins more than 200 Illinois libraries participating in Season 3 of Illinois Libraries Present to host the award-winning New York Times bestselling … more
SCALES MOUND–It’s fall and that means harvest time in the vineyards of Jo Daviess County. This year, the harvest is a bit early due to the effects of summer’s weather. … more
Ten Years Ago October 2, 2013 Oktoberfest has been a tradition for many western towns, but no one does it quite like Galena. The celebration kicks off at noon Saturday, Oct. 5 on … more
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