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GALENA–There’s a myth that there aren’t any jobs in this region, said Lisa McCarthy, executive director of NW Illinois Economic Development (NWILED), as she spoke to the 75 or so … more
The Galena Rotary Roundtable featured three panel discussions: workforce skill requirements, school curricula to meet business needs and creating dynamic workplaces.   Workforce … more
As the Rotary Roundtable concluded Wednesday afternoon, following three breakout sessions with presenters who earlier in the day participated in panel discussions, the individuals involved summarized … more
GALENA–A male juvenile confessed to posting a bomb threat the evening of Sunday, Jan. 13, that led to an extensive police investigation and two-hour delay for the Galena School District the … more
GALENA–The Galena Honeywell plant will cease operations by the end of 2019 as the company consolidates operations and moves some of the jobs out of the country. That was the news the 50 … more
GALENA–U.S. Congressional Rep. Cheri Bustos says it’s crucial to end the government shutdown and address health care costs. Bustos was reelected to represent Illinois’ 17th U.S. … more
The League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County has been working with others in the county for several years on water resource management projects. Summaries of the information being obtained and the … more
GALENA–There’s a unique opportunity for local residents to be a part of two upcoming exhibits–baseball history and women’s suffrage– at the Galena & U.S. Grant … more
GALENA–The city of Galena’s Zoning Board of Appeals had its sights set on solar energy during its Wednesday, Jan. 9 meeting. The board, under new business, approved a U.S. 20 … more
GALENA–A recent report from southwest Wisconsin has brought questions about wells in the county. Agencies in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette counties tested 310 wells, with 42 percent, or about … more
GALENA–When Jim and Pat Richardson bought the Horseshoe Mound property in the 1960s from the Berlage family, they had a vision. Tom Richardson remembers his dad telling him that the property … more
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