GALENA–About 90 people packed Galena City Hall Monday evening, Feb. 27, most of them in support of a proposed “Welcome City” resolution.
GALENA–Carla (Furlong) Sertle can still remember her freshman year of high school, when all the band members and Pirettes were called into the gym at Galena High School.
The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) announces that Apple River residents and life-long advocates for the natural world, John and Barbara Rutherford, have received the 2017 Nancy Hamill Winter Conservation Leadership Award.
GALENA–With the April 4 referendum approaching, the Galena School Board decided Tuesday, Feb. 21 to allow Superintendent Greg Herbst to reopen discussions about the purchase of a piece of property contiguous to the middle school campus and to direct Herbst to accelerate the planning and design phases for the Galena Middle School additions.
GALENA–Public meetings to provide information about the Tuesday, April 4 Galena School District referendum will be held:
GALENA–A meeting to organize and train burn team participants for the spring prescribed fire season will be held this year in The Galena Territory Owners’ Club Lounge, Saturday March 18.
GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) invites the public to two upcoming events exploring and celebrating “fire on the prairie.”
GALENA–The Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) board of directors approved language changes in the proposed services contract during its meeting on Thursday, Feb. 24.
GALENA–Ana McCartin, licensed IllinoisRealtor, has recently joined the United Country–Heartland Realty, Inc., sales team.
Thirty-nine sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade East Dubuque music students competed in 56 events at the Illinois Grade School Music Association on Feb. 18 in Lanark.
GALENA–Two Jo Daviess County Health Department meetings will be held Wednesday, March 1.
EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School Board discussed results of a survey regarding schedule preferences during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School Board approved changes to its drivers’ education program during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved purchase of two 71-passenger diesel buses during its meeting on Monday, Feb. 21.
OGLESBY–For the second year in a row, the supersectionals have been the insurmountable obstacle in the Galena Pirates’ championship dreams.
STOCKTON–A low scoring game and a slow start for both teams didn’t diminish an exciting rematch between East Dubuque and Galena as the Warriors defeated the Pirates on Wednesday, Feb. 23.
STOCKTON–The Galena Pirates opened the first round of regional play with a definitive victory over the Warren Warriors on Monday, Feb. 20.
GALENA–Dennis Albrecht, 67, of Stockton, died on Feb. 20, 2017, surrounded by his wife, Denise (Ven Huizen) and family, after a six year, brave battle with prostate cancer.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dennis’ name to UW Carbone Cancer Research Center for Prostate Cancer or FHN Hospice.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Condolences may be shared with his family at hermannfuneralhome.com.
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GALENA–Vincent G. Thiltgen, 88, of Monroe, Wis., formerly of Warren, passed away on Jan. 14, 2017, at Azura Memory Care in Monroe.
Cremation Rites were accorded and private family burial will be at a later date.
The family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, a memorial donation be made to the Monroe Clinic Hospice Home. Checks should be made out to Monroe Clinic and Hospital foundation and designate Hospice Home in the memo line. Checks may be mailed to: Monroe Clinic and Hospital Foundation, 515 22nd Ave., Monroe, WI. 53566.
Online donations can be made at monroeclinic.org/buildahome.
Friends and family may send condolences to the family at leamonfh.com.
GALENA–Stella Ann (Greene) Teasdale, 81, of Galena, passed away Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel.
Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.
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