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A story in last week’s Gazette about the closing of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor this coming Friday included this quote from manager Valerie Deininger, “Happy … more
I am thrilled to see all of us, the Galena High School graduating class of 2019, sitting here today. We “full sended” throughout our senior year, and we made it to May 19, graduation day. … more
This day marks the beginning and the end of an important stage of our lives. Within our time here at River Ridge, the class of 2019 has been through their fair share of difficulties, whatever they … more
Rally Green. No one in Galena ever saw that color before or after that. Folks talked about that car in 1969. Nothing like it. “That green Nova was a one and only. Ask folks who lived in … more
Thank you, Dr. Wiederholt. Welcome fellow graduates, family, friends, community members, faculty and administration. We are here for one reason. . .to celebrate my mom’s birthday! OK, maybe not … more
I’d like to start off my speech by thanking everyone who helped me get to this podium today and has given me the opportunity to walk across this stage and complete high school. I’d first … more
Thank you all for attending this exciting moment in our lives. It seems like just a few days ago we were walking into high school for the first time, but here we are, four years later, … more
Y ou are in for a treat. The Cemetery Walk–one of the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society’s major fundraisers–is a challenge for the performers, who typically have … more
What in the world could my discovery of liverworts in a close-up photo of mosses along my stream have to do with brothels in Jo Daviess County in the mid-19th century? A week ago while I was … more
Last Thursday was one of those yin and yang type of days. There was the jubilation surrounding the ribbon-cutting ceremony, a celebration of the completion of the Galena River Trail to … more
Congratulations, Class of 2019! We’ve all thrown in an immense amount of hard work, blood, sweat, tears, and maybe a little of whatever weird vegan thing Kyle is cooking up in foods class … more
He stood in the Hy-Vee parking lot on Locust in Dubuque. I had picked up a few items and was headed back to my car. The day was balmy; the air had an embracing softness. He stood by his … more
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