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Huge Midwest storm knocks out phone service for Gazette and many others in the region


The Gazette's telephone system has been down since Aug. 10 due to the huge storm which tore through Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois. Many other area businesses and homes who rely on Mediacom telephone service are without tservice. Mediacom Internet service in the area is also affected.

Customers who want to contact The Gazette are encourage to call 815-238-0318, 815-281-0134, 815-281-0133 or 815-238-4538 or send an email to any of these staff members:

Janet Shaw, jshaw@galgazette.com.

Milly Jones, circulation@galgazette.com.

Hillary Dickerson, hdickerson@galgazette.com.

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Jay Dickerson, jdickerson@galgazette.com.

Carter Newton, cnewton@galgazette.com.

LeAnne Sharkey, lsharkey@galgazette.com.

Mike Jones, mjones@galgazette.com.