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One of our Gazette writers–the seniorest one–will be running jogging participating in the Heroes for History 5K Stair Challenge September 9th. Lots of questions arise. A Gazette reporter, … more
“Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” English proverb   And so it was with Labor Day. It began with a parade. September 5, 1882, ten thousand workers in New York City … more
Reading through the old newspapers at the Galena Library can be very interesting…The local news column carried a lot of personal items of interest such as these…. In May of 1861 a … more
Stella here. Sister and I have had a glorious week! These were the days of yellow flowers. We cannot name them all, but everywhere we looked, they were blooming! And wonder of wonders, right in the … more
It was in the month of August, 1865, when General Grant and his family returned to Galena following the Civil War. Four years earlier, the General had fallen in at the left rear of a company of … more
These days, if we need to contact someone, we tend to opt for a quick email or text. While these are faster modes of communication, it doesn’t mean that other modes, such as letter writing, … more
Stella here. Sister and I have decided that we rather like both gathering and sharing good news. With our human Lynn Werner’s complete support, we have decided to no longer write this as a part … more
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