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GALENA–You don’t see them as much as you did long ago but do you remember the barber poles? How about some of those haircuts…crew cuts, flat tops or how about a butch? Remember … more
10 years ago July 25, 2012 After discussing three applicants for the vacant seat on the Galena School Board in closed session July 18, the board invited Pete Kieffer to fill the position once … more
ELIZABETH–Local musician and Schapville resident Jacob Underwood found himself near the top of the Bluegrass charts this spring as his single “Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus” … more
GALENA–On Sunday, July 24, in honor of the Illinois portion of the newly designated Medal of Honor Highway 20, the Medal of Honor Highway 20 Caravan will leave East Dubuque, 9:30 a.m., and will … more
GALENA–The Galena Canning Company has been a staple on Galena’s Main Street for nearly two decades and has become one of those stores that every tourist has on their list to stop in at … more
10 years ago July 12, 2012 It has been nearly two years since the Elizabeth Village Board first announced plans to renovate West Side Park and the community building. Over the last 23 months, … more
Chamber Golf Outing a Success! Thank you to all our sponsors, silent auction donators, photographers and golfers! Special thanks to Tammy’s Piggy Wiggly for donating the delicious luncheon … more
GALENA–Tragedy struck a young family on April 26. Levi Edge, of East Dubuque, suddenly passed away at his home. The cause: undetermined. The family is still reeling from the shock, and is … more
10 years ago July 12, 2012 Come August, there will be a new roof on the gym and stage portion of East Dubuque High School. According to East Dubuque superintendent Greg Herbst, funds from the … more
HANOVER–Seaman First Class Raymond Doran is one of 3,700 names listed on the Tablets of the Missing at the North Africa American Cemetery near the ruins of ancient Carthage in Tunisia. And his … more
GALENA–My roots in the Galena area run deep. Years ago, I drove with my mother to visit relatives and collect family history. My ancestors emigrated from Germany in the mid-1800s and settled in … more
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