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  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:59 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor (PAC) notified the Galena Gazette on Friday, Aug. 21 that “further action is warranted” regarding recent East Dubuque School District responses to Gazette Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. 
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:56 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Board of Education “took appropriate action” by placing Superintendent Greg Herbst on paid administrative leave.

  • Shooting  in Stockton
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:48 PM

    STOCKTON–A Stockton Police officer has been placed on leave pending an investigation into his use of deadly force on Saturday after a Stockton man pointed a gun at him.

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:45 PM
    GALENA–West Galena Township is seeking nominees for its annual “Kurt Carter Memorial Dedication to Youth Award.” 
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:40 PM
    GALENA–Jo Daviess County is in a “hot zone” for Lyme disease, said Dr. Christy Moris of Veterinary Associates in Galena. 
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:39 PM
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:33 PM

    GALENA–Though he said he thinks the first part of the hearing on a proposed Special Service Area (SSA) for Galena EMS went fairly well, treasurer Jack Zane wants to ensure all who live within the proposed area boundaries understand exactly how the tax would affect them if the Jo Daviess County Board voted to establish the area during the continued hearing on Thursday, Sept. 10

  • Rose Noble to join VisitGalena staff
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:04 PM
    GALENA–Rose Noble has been hired as’s new marketing and public relations executive. 
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:29 AM
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    ELIZABETH–Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is an always fatal neurological disease that is threatening the long-term health of Illinois’ white-tailed deer.

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  • Monday, August 24, 2015 3:11 PM

    ELIZABETH–Michael S. “Wulf” Clifton, 67, of Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 27 at the Haudenshield Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Cuba City, Wis. Burial in the Davenport Memorial Cemetery to be held at a later date.

    Friends may call on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

    In lieu of flowers a Michael S. “Wulf” Clifton Memorial Fund has been established.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at

    Click on name above for more information.

  • Monday, August 24, 2015 3:09 PM

    GALENA–Rosemary “Rosie” Kollman, 87, of Galena, died Aug. 22, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Thursday Aug. 27, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where the parish rosary will be held at 4 p.m. The Catholic Daughters of America service will follow the rosary.

    Funeral mass will be held Friday, Aug. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Online condolences maybe left at

    Click on name above for more information.

  • Monday, August 17, 2015 4:23 PM

    Audrey E. (Bergman) Winter, 83, of Galena, passed away Monday, Aug. 17 at home.

    Public graveside services will be at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Greenwood Cemetery in Galena, with Rev. Stacy Cavanaugh and Rev. Roy Lewis, a family friend officiating.

    There will be no public visitation. The Miller & Steinke Funeral Home of Galena is in charge of arrangements.

    Click on name above for more information.
  • Monday, August 17, 2015 3:26 PM

    Eugenia (Jeanne) Irene Trian, 83, passed away Monday, August 17 at her home after fighting long against the tragic aspects of Alzheimer’s.

    While the family privately says goodbye, we ask that you take time to show understanding and kindness in the life you know you have. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family.

    Click on name above for more information.

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015 3:33 PM

    Cuba City, Wis.–Janet M. Bonich, 54, Cuba City, Wis., formerly of Galena, died Sunday, Aug. 9, at home.

    Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Cuba City with Rev. David Flanagan officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is in charge of arrangements.

    Click on name above for more information.
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  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:27 PM

    This past June, Galena had a visitor who connects this community to its pioneer days and one of its most famous residents.

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:23 PM
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    "If there was a bunch of miners sittin’ up talkin’ in a bar telling’ what happened, and there was some farmers or other folks listenin’ they’d think we was lyin’. But it did happen.”

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:08 PM
    From the most recent article in the Telegraph Herald, it appears that the local school board in East Dubuque is not content with having placed Superintendent Greg Herbst in re-employment in financial limbo. 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:20 PM
    Something very exciting happened here 150 years ago this week. 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:18 PM
    "My mother said he’s a miner, why do you want to marry a miner? 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:17 PM
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:16 PM
    Spike Werner was a dedicated East Dubuquer. 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:21 PM
    It’s that time of year again: the kids are heading back to school! 
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015 2:18 PM

    Six degrees of separation. The term is popular in our culture and is generally used to show how the network of friends and acquaintances each of us has connects us with people all over the world.

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  • Hello, Neighbor! - David Reese
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:41 PM

    In July 2014, with the reappointment of the Rev. Max Lasrado to Blessed Sacrament in North Aurora, a normal rotation that periodically occurs within an archdiocese, Bishop David Malloy appointed the Rev. David Reese as administrator of St. Mary and St. Michael in Galena and Holy Trinity in Scales Mound.

  • Jack and the Beanstalk on tap at Hazel Green
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:38 PM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–A beanstalk that climbs into the clouds, a singing harp and a goose that’s better than an ATM–it’s all there and more in the Fever River Puppeteers’ marionette production of “Jack and the Beanstalk.”

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:37 PM

    GALENA–When L.A. Suess and Lenny Wayne first talked about bringing a Songwriter’s Showcase to the Galena Center for the Arts, the thought was to do a few live performances, offering a chance for area artists to play some original songs and help raise awareness for the center.

  • Hello World - Cameron Charles McMartin
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:06 PM

    Cameron Charles McMartin

  • Anniversary - The Farreys
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:05 PM

    The Farreys

  • Anniversary - The Holmans
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:04 PM

    The Holmans

  • First Birthday - Sadie Hesselbacher
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:03 PM
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:02 PM

    Heidenreich reunion to be held Sept. 5

  • Engagement - Wills-Schuster
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 12:00 PM


  • Engagement - Sutter-Berning
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:58 AM


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