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10 years ago June 6, 2012 The Jo Daviess County Relay for Life turned in $67,000 to the American Cancer Society on Friday, June 1. The event was moved to the Elizabeth Community Building this … more
HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Earlier this spring, a group of 38 paramedics and firefighters from the Hazel Green Fire Department, Hazel Green Area Rescue Squad and Benton First Responders gathered in … more
WARREN–Privates Joseph T. Wickler and Glenn L. Copeland fought and died in the Great War–World War I. The Warren American Legion Post is named for them: Wickler-Copeland Post 464. The … more
ELIZABETH–Apple River Fort director Elizabeth Papp has brought to light information on a forgotten early pioneer that called Apple River Fort home. Dr. Thomas Killion lived a life that is … more
ELIZABETH–When Claire Bersbach was elected as Guilford Township Clerk in 2009, one of her goals was for the Township to have a website. She began to type from the original hand-written … more
GALENA–The fireplaces at Galena Public Library are getting a facelift through the work of Third Coast Restorations. Children’s librarian Rachel Lenstra said that many years ago a cart … more
GALENA–It was a one-in-a-million find for Galena resident Jim Sproule as he was directed by an antique dealer to a Civil War-era pistol while Sproule was looking for Galena pottery. The pistol … more
GALENA–Next week, a Galena landmark will cease to exist and be just a memory in the minds of those who saw the beacon nearly every day. The Galena water tower on Franklin Street has been … more
Herman Fickbohm and Joseph Hissem, two Galena lads, were separated by world wars just a generation apart. Fickbohm was Catholic; Hissem, Presbyterian. One labored with skilled hands; the other … more
10 years ago May 30, 2012 Recipients at the Galena HIgh School awards ceremony of the Voc-Tech Lend-A-Hand scholarships from the Galena Territory Foundation Scholarship Committee in the amount … more
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