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Four of the nine Galena Generals made a trip recently to the Quad Cities to tape a segment for Paula Sands Live. The episode, featuring the Generals and information about the Saturday, Dec. 15 … more
The second annual Galena Fire Corps and Galena Fire Department Toy Drive on Saturday, Nov. 24, was a huge success with the number of contributed items better than doubled our numbers from last year. … more
Fourteen months ago, that little girl dream came true when Zayda the zebra, a bit temperamental and more stubborn than a horse, joined the Kruger family. Connie’s husband, Greg, says he was … more
Fred Bonnet announced raffle winners as The Wundos band played in the background at the Fire in the Sky pre-party at the Galena Elks Lodge. Although it was raining, the second annual fireworks … more
Joe Berning directed and Pam Ohms accompanied the choirs of the United Churches of Galena in “This Child,” arranged by Mary McDonald, during the annual Christmas concert Wednesday, Nov. … more
10 years ago: Dec. 3, 2008 2008 shaped up to be the slowest harvest in at least 10 years for Illinois corn farmers. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, by Nov. 9, only 80 percent of … more
STOCKTON–A holiday Zentangle class, taught be Mary Stayner, will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the Volunteer Visitors of Northwest Illinois office at 105 S. Main St., … more
That experience in Chicago is just one example of the decades of kindness and love Richard and Zelma showered upon Stolze-Epple, who they took a special interest in when she was a 12-year-old girl … more
Santa made an early stop in Elizabeth at the Chicago Great Western Railway Depot on Saturday, Dec. 1. Visiting Santa are, from left to right, Owen Garcea, Aidan Garcea, Peyton Garcea and Brayden … more
GALENA–When Owen Wells was looking for a project to complete for his Eagle Scout badge, he asked Galena City Administrator Mark Moran about adding benches and mile markers to the … more
GALENA–In 1935-1936, the prominent Chicago writer Nelson Algren (1909-1981) came to Galena to write Galena Guide under the Federal Writer’s Project, the U.S. Government’s program … more
The Galena ARC’s annual Festival of Trees drew a crowd on Saturday, Nov. 24 at the DeSoto House Hotel. Each year, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, the festival features one-of-a-kind designed … more
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