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GALENA–Have you ever wondered what objects and history lie beneath our feet? Platteville resident Jim Winter seeks to answer that question with his metal detector and brand, the Driftless … more
10 Years Ago September 11, 2013 The Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau is looking into the possibility of reuniting with VisitGalena.org, Galena’s contract … more
Your surname—last name, family name—is a genealogical glimpse back in time to an ancient ancestor. For most of history, people had only one name. Mononyms were routine; in fact, … more
Interested in going for a bike ride? How about one across the country? Leisa Graves and Matt Nelson, East Dubuque, completed their own bike tour across the country in July. Nelson had … more
Picnic in a jar. This salad, some crackers or toasty bread, chunky apples, a bag of nuts, with your favorite beverage will satisfy all while watching your grandkids or the sunset.   … more
GALENA–Have you ever wondered how indigenous people and settlers of this area created clay pottery? What the different types of clay are and why one can be better than the other? These are … more
GALENA–Back in 1924, there was a billboard sign constructed in front of the Dowling House.  Basically hiding it, but I remember that my good friend Alfie Mueller had told me years ago … more
One of our Gazette writers–the seniorest one–will be running jogging participating in the Heroes for History 5K Stair Challenge September 9th. Lots of questions arise. A Gazette reporter, … more
“Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” English proverb   And so it was with Labor Day. It began with a parade. September 5, 1882, ten thousand workers in New York City … more
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