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Galena's Having a Birthday Party for Ulysses S. Grant
"What the...a surprise party? Everybody's coming to my place!" is a quote from Bill Murray in the movie Stripes, but it could just as easily be applied to a community-wide birthday celebration in Galena for America's 18th president, and Commanding General of the U.S. Army…
Freight Train Carrying Crude Oil Derails Near Galena
GALENA, Ill. (AP) — A freight train loaded with crude oil derailed in northern Illinois, bursting into flames and prompting authorities to suggest that everyone within 1 mile evacuate, authorities said. Only two people did so.
BNSF Railway spokesman Andy Williams says the train derailed around …
Black Bear Spotted in Jo Daviess County
If you think you saw a black bear near Galena over the weekend, you might be right.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police has confirmed the sighting of a black bear Saturday morning near Galena in rural Jo Daviess County...