USD 247 Capital Outlay passes

Nearly a week after a Special Election, the USD 247 Board of Education has learned the final results. With 723 Yes votes and 699 No votes, the voters have granted the school district ...

Letter to the Editor

To the Citizens of Galena, I have been closely following the budget and tax issue that the city of Galena has been grappling with. I initially made the decision to allow this to be ...
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Eye Scream Labs to host Grand Opening

Machelle Smith | Galena sentineltimes.com | Sentinel TimesLocated at 606 S. Main Street is a new science lab themed ice cream parlor, using liquid nitrogen to freeze the ice cream. ...
Leo Deanna Korthals testing Lion David Pendergraft eyes

Lions saving sight

Leo Deanna Korthals testing Lion David Pendergraft eyes Toni Zibert | Baxter Springs In 1917, Lions Club founder Melvin Jones uttered the words, “What if these men, who are successful ...

Statement from USD 247 Superintendent Dr. Glenn Fortmayer regarding McCune school building being used for community use

The USD 247 Board of Education would like to see the former McCune school building in productive use, and being used by the city is a great use. It helps the community, but does not ...