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GALENA–1939 was a year of change, as the country was gearing up for war, many men and women were put to work at the Savanna Ammunition Depot. The war, for many, was a life-changing experience. … more
10 years ago: Jan. 6, 2010 The Galena Foundation is now able to do more. A lot more. The Galena Foundation, which was formed 25 years ago to provide financial support for community projects which … more
Forty-five families in East Dubuque had a happier holiday thanks to the help of area residents. East Dubuque Greater Events Foundation, EDGE, gathered donations of food, toys, clothing and other … more
The Ulysses S. Grant Home Illinois State Historic Site on Bouthillier Street is visited by thousands of people every year. It was the former Alexander Jackson residence that was later bought by a … more
EAST DUBUQUE–It’s her last day on the job and she’s smiling. And, yet, she feels as though East Dubuque City Hall is her home. Lou Ann Gavin never thought she’d work for … more
Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa’s team of chefs and designers including Executive Chef Randy Hoppman and Special Events Coordinator Pam Homan worked diligently on the design and creation of this … more
A s we begin this year, let’s all find something to celebrate. Maybe there are extraordinary achievements from 2019 that deserve a toast one more time, or maybe we can rejoice in shutting … more
Reading through the Galena newspapers from the mid-1930s, I found a number of references to winter activities and it appeared that skating, sledding and even sleigh riding parties were popular. In … more
First grade students, from left, Rilee Hendrickson, Jay Fitzgerald and Joshua Radick performed “All I Want for Christmas” during the River Ridge Elementary School winter program on … more
10 years ago: Dec. 30, 2009 Local leaders joined other officials last week at the Illinois State Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability’s public hearing on the proposed sale … more
GALENA–The Galena Downtown Business Association will host Snowflakes & Sweets on Saturday, Dec. 21 from noon to 4 p.m. This is a chance to enjoying treats from local bakeries, … more
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