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Although not unprecedented, a pandemic is beyond the experiences of everyone who calls northwest Illinois home. While COVID-19 impacts nearly every country in the world, it’s how we deal with … more
Jo Daviess County, along with all other Illinois counties, has just held a successful primary election at the start of a pandemic. Some may think that this should be no big deal, but it is, … more
Over the course of the past few weeks this community has had an unprecedented discussion about conflict of interest and a time of introspection as to how community members serve on boards and how … more
Who would ever have thought that a recycling bin, a big purple recycling bin, could look so good and create quite a stir of positive emotions. It did. That’s all because a new glass … more
At a recent Galena Zoning Board of Appeals meeting, an audience member shared his opposition to the sale of marijuana. John Rosenthal, zoning board chair, responded saying the Galena City Council had … more
This is a tale of two men who make different decisions when faced with similar situations. Both have been elected to serve on the same board, serve as good stewards of taxpayer funds as well as … more
Forty years ago when organizers hosted the first Galena Country Fair, it's safe to say they never would have guessed that four decades later, the fair, held each Columbus Day weekend at Grant … more
How Jo Daviess County communities provide emergency medical services is under review thanks to a special committee created by the Jo Daviess County Board. An article appearing in last week’s … more
A white blanket of snow upon the landscape is a beautiful site in the Driftless Region. It’s also the perfect backdrop to accurately count the number of deer who call Galena home. That … more
The Gazette generally does not endorse candidates. It has been our belief that our role is to share information about candidates so you can make an informed decision. This time, we are making an … more
The lead story in last week’s Galena Gazette, “We’re doing it,” is a news story which we’ve wanted to publish for a very long time: The good new is this: The ARC has … more
During the next week, two area organizations–Community Foundation of Jo Daviess County and Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society–are sponsoring meetings that have the potential to … more
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