• Monday, April 17, 2017 5:24 PM
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:21 PM
    GALENA–Each Friday afternoon, 29-year-old Wes Randecker spends an hour-and-a-half volunteering in Marlys Strube’s reading classroom at Galena Primary School.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:19 PM
    GALENA–A new home for the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society museum is moving closer to reality.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:18 PM
    GALENA–During a special school board meeting Tuesday, April 11, newly-elected members of the Galena School Board, Mike Einsweiler and Nikki Frank, had the chance to learn a little more about what their new roles will entail.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:17 PM
    GALENA–The Galena River Watershed-Based Planning Committee of the League of Women Voters meets monthly to address water resource management issues in the Galena River watershed. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:15 PM
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:13 PM
    GALENA–Students of the Northwest Academy were on hand at the Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve on Wednesday, April 12 to witness the culmination of a project they began with the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) back in the fall of 2014.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:01 PM
    GALENA–Coming home has a special meaning for veterans, especially those who have served during times of war.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:00 PM
    GALENA–The Zoning Board of Appeals approved of a plan that would allow for the construction of a new building at the Blaum Brothers Distillery location at 9380 U.S. 20 West.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:52 PM
    GALENA–Galena High School will host a community blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 3 at Galena High School.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:44 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council issued a new Class C liquor license at its Monday, April 3 meeting.
  • Health department hosts engagement dinner
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:38 PM
    THE GALENA TERRITORY–The Jo Daviess County Health Department hosted a community engagement dinner on Wednesday, April 5, at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.
  • Happy 195th Birthday, U.S. Grant!
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:26 PM
    GALENA–If Ulysses S. Grant were blessed with unusually long life, he’d be 195 years old this year.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:25 PM
     GALENA–For 51 Sundays of the year visitors are welcome to sit in the pew at the Galena United Methodist Church once occupied by the Ulysses S. Grant family.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:18 PM
    GALENA–With the decision last week by the Galena City Council not to adopt the proposed Welcome City resolution, some in the community questioned what that decision would mean for the immigrant community in terms of immigration enforcement.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:13 PM
    GALENA–It was love that brought Carola Connor from her native Germany to the United States in April 1965.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:11 PM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council approved the 2017-18 operating budget on Monday, April 10.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:10 PM
     GALENA–Join Chris Evans, University of Illinois Forestry Extension and research specialist, for a discussion on invasive plant species.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:09 PM
    GALENA–The city of Galena will be holding early registration for American Red Cross swim lessons on Wednesday, May 3 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:08 PM
    In the article on the extension to the Galena River Bike Trail in last week’s Gazette, it indicated the new portion of the trail will run from Galena Junction to Aiken. 
  • Loeffelholz appointed trust officer at First Community Bank of Galena
    Monday, April 17, 2017 3:57 PM
    GALENA–Brittany Loeffelholz has joined the trust department of First Community Bank of Galena as trust officer.
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:12 AM
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:11 AM
    On the April 13 episode, “Small Town Big Deal” TV show co-hosts Rodney Miller and Jann Carl will feature Galena which was the winner of the show’s Shop on Main contest of Best Small Towns in America.
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:11 AM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council, by a 5-2 vote on Monday, April 10, denied the proposed Welcome City resolution, ending more than a month of debate on a topic that’s proven controversial.
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:10 AM
    GALENA–There will be construction work underway at the intersection of Franklin and Bench streets between Monday, April 17 and Friday, May 12 as the storm water intake structure is permanently repaired by Civil Constructors.
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:09 AM
    County schools were on a “soft lockdown” on Monday, April 10, due to the ongoing hunt for a Wisconsin man.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:56 PM
    GALENA–Twenty-four years ago, when Mario Pulido walked across the U.S./Mexican border near Tijuana, Mexico, his plan was to stay in the U.S. for only a year.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:54 PM
    GALENA–It was 52 years ago that Jerry Kieffer took a phone call from his brother, Jim, who was working at the Galena Laundry.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:52 PM
    GALENA–Work of Phase 3 of the Galena River Trail is now underway as 2.7 miles are added from Galena Junction to Aiken.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:49 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Fire Department (GFD) Recruitment and Retention Committee is engaged in a firefighter recruitment drive. 
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:32 PM
    BLOOMINGTON–Planting is in full swing and with it comes added vehicles and farm equipment on roads.
  • VisitGalena.org appoints two new board members
    Monday, April 10, 2017 5:27 PM
    GALENA–Dave Anderson, owner of Bernadine’s Stillman Inn, and Deb Bertucci, director of sales and marketing for the DeSoto House Hotel, have been appointed to the VisitGalena.org board of directors. 
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:07 PM
    GALENA–With no one running against them, Galena City Council members easily retained their seats in the Tuesday, April 4 consolidated election.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:06 PM
    HANOVER–Seven candidates threw their names in the ring for the River Ridge School Board.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:05 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–In the city of East Dubuque elections, Kirk VanOstand was unopposed for Ward I alderman. Adam Arling defeated Jacob Walsh for Ward II, 33 to 28.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:04 PM
    GALENA–Votes chose Michael Einsweiler overwhelmingly in the April 4 consolidated election.
  • Garrett Hillary honored with  Rising Star Award
    Monday, April 10, 2017 5:02 PM
     GALENA–On Thursday, March 23, Garrett Hillary, Illinois licensed broker with Old Northwest Land Company, received the Rising Star Award. 
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:58 PM
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:56 PM
    GALENA–There were three Easter Egg Hunts held in Galena on Saturday, April 8.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:46 PM
    GALENA–The day after the defeat of the third bond referendum in five years, Galena School District Superintendent Greg Herbst was ready to move forward.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:43 PM
    GALENA–The numbers are good news.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:42 PM
    GALENA–Contract negotiations between the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) and Chris Hamilton, the DMO’s choice for its first CEO, are nearing a conclusion.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 4:26 PM
    GALENA–Political involvement was the most repeated message of the evening during the bipartisan discussion moderated by the League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County on Thursday, April 6, at Galena Middle School.
  • Suspect points gun at deputies
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:15 PM
    GALENA–A Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s deputy was injured Friday, March 31, after a struggle with a suspect in a domestic battery incident.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:14 PM
    Results from the Tuesday, April 4 election are available online at galenagazette.com.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:06 PM
    GALENA–Celebrate the spark of creativity local arts educators inspire and nurture in children at the third annual Youth Arts Festival on Sunday, April 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Chestnut Mountain Resort.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:01 PM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council is expected to revisit the proposed Welcome City resolution at its meeting on Monday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Galena City Hall.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:45 AM
    GALENA–Desperate for a better life.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:43 AM
    GALENA–The big news at the Monday, March 27 Galena City Council meeting didn’t come from action on an agenda item but instead in the form of an announcement by City Administrator Mark Moran.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:40 AM
    GALENA–The waiting is over!
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