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GALENA–When Diane Luther took a call a few weeks ago from someone at Quiltfolk magazine, she had no idea the initial conversation would lead to a photo shoot in Galena and the chance to promote … more
10 years ago Feb. 2, 2011 Is change coming for the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce? Will the Chamber, the oldest in Illinois, merge with the Dubuque (Iowa) Chamber of Commerce? The Chamber … more
DUBUQUE, Iowa–Irving Pulido, a 2008 Galena High School graduate, has always been focused on his health. He played football in high school, coached basketball for a couple years after that, … more
EAST DUBUQUE–In recent years, East Dubuque Fire Department has used its fire cadets program to teach life lessons to youth of the community and inspire some to become firefighters and first … more
GALENA–Ed Strenski, land manager for the Northwest Illinois Prairie Enthusiasts (NIPE), has retired after contributing a great deal to the conservation efforts in this area. Gateway Park in … more
GALENA–As a teacher, both in fifth grade and later at the high school level, Carole Koester had certain standards. “She had high expectations of her students,” said Dale Henze, … more
ELIZABETH–The Northwest Illinois Daily announces the winners for January. Winners include: Neal Edelson, Elgin; John Vernon, Savanna; Wayne Long, Elizabeth; Max Wurster, Onalaska, Wis.; Mary … more
ELIZABETH–Times have changed. That’s perhaps no more evident than in the fate of Kavanaugh Lodge 36 of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons in Elizabeth. Membership now stands at three, a … more
10 years ago Jan. 26, 2011 2009 Galena graduate Taylor Soat has been named to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s All-Conference athletic and academic teams. Soat, the … more
GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts is the recipient of a generous Business Interruption Grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. In receiving this grant, … more
SCALES MOUND–The village of Scales Mound was stunned on Thursday, Dec. 10 as word spread that Leo Werner passed away suddenly at the age of 67. Werner was someone who represented the best in … more
GALENA–Dr. Frederick Baltz, pastor emeritus of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Galena, has been named one of the first nine resident scholars for the new Historical Faith Society, an interactive, … more
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