Jack Fewin

OSWEGO, KANSAS: Colonel Jack Benton Fewin, age 80, passed away at 12:50 pm, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, MO following an illness. Mr Fewin was born January ...

Judith Roark

COLUMBUS, KANSAS:  Judith Ann “Judy” Roark, age 78, passed away at 4:57 pm, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at Mercy Hospital, Joplin, MO following an illness. Judy was born Feb 29, ...

Letter to the Editor

The city of Galena is proposing permitting a Sub-Title D Sanitary Landfill in Cherokee County.  It is to be located at the corner of Lostine Rd. and Highway 69, two miles north of ...

Letter to the Editor

After the January 5th peaceful demonstration of protest and subsequent Galena City Council meeting, it is clear that opinions are still sharply divided concerning the new solid waste ...

From the Desk of the Mayor

I got to spend some time walking in the woods by myself this weekend. Walking, thinking, and just meditating on our current situations here in the city. I have been very consistent ...