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  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:47 PM
    GALENA–West Galena Township is seeking nominees for its annual Kurt Carter Memorial Dedication to Youth Award. Last year’s recipient was Nat Ewers for her many years of dedication to local youth programs.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:46 PM
    GALENA– The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a burglary investigation. 
  • Kaiser announces candidacy for county clerk, recorder
    Monday, August 21, 2017 5:42 PM
    GALENA–Angie Kaiser, a 22-year veteran of the Jo Daviess County Clerk and Recorder’s office, has announced her candidacy for that elected position.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:37 PM
    GALENA–The Galena River Watershed-based Planning Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24 at the Galena City Hall, 101 Green St. All meetings are open to the public.
  • Scales Mound grad makes Lt. Colonel
    Monday, August 21, 2017 5:36 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Jonathan Edwards, a 1998 Scales Mound High School graduate, was promoted to lieutenant colonel in the Illinois Air Force Guard during a ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 5.
  • Hollanders roll into Galena
    Monday, August 21, 2017 5:20 PM
    GALENA–Motorcycles in Galena are a common sight but when 34 motorcycles come to town and are ridden by Hollanders on a cross-county tour, that caught the attention of folks downtown.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:05 PM
    GALENA–East Dubuque School District Superintendent Tori Lindeman informed the school board on Wednesday, Aug. 16, that state funding is still in question as the new school year began on Friday, Aug. 18.
  • National recognition
    Monday, August 21, 2017 5:03 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) announces that its accreditation has been renewed with the Land Trust Alliance’s Accreditation Commission.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:02 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Dupaco Community Credit Union will join forces with First Community Trust to present a free seminar on Wednesday, Aug. 30, at 3-4 p.m., or 5:30--6:30 p.m., on the topic of estate planning.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:01 PM
    ELIZABETH–Ever wonder about the importance of pollinators and what we can do to attract and protect them?
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  • A veteran of the diamond
    Monday, August 21, 2017 5:11 PM
    MENOMINEE–Back on Thursday, Aug. 10, an eager crowd waited at the Menominee softball field for the arrival of their friend, Joe Vosberg. 
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:08 PM
  • Warriors ‘Lock-In’ for the upcoming season
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:27 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–On Saturday, July 29 the East Dubuque girls’ basketball program spent about nine hours in the gym fine tuning skills, implementing schemes, and building team chemistry.
  • Hitting it home
    Monday, August 07, 2017 8:07 PM
    MENOMINEE–Despite it’s small size, chances are, if you have ever driven through Menominee, you might have missed the softball field located just over a small rise in the road.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:07 PM
    GALENA–On Wednesday, Aug. 2, Dick Auman of Galena got a hole in one on the 14th hole of the Galena Golf Course using a six iron.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:06 PM
    FREEPORT–The tradition of high quality student-athletes participating in Cougar athletic programs continued in 2016-2017.
  • Heavy lifting
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:04 AM
    GALENA–Even in the off season, Pirates football keeps active in the community.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:03 AM
    WOODBINE–Play it Forward 2017 is set for Saturday, August 5 at Woodbine Bend and will benefit the Workshop.
  • Montgomery attends volleyball camp
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:02 AM
    Lauryn Montgomery was invited to attend the USA High Performance A3 volleyball camp on July 17 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Only one day to play
    Tuesday, July 25, 2017 12:36 PM

    GALENA–As the sun came up on Sunday, July 23 and the clouds begin the break, area residents commenced cleanup as flooding rivers began to recede.

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  • Louis A. ‘Shorty’ Schoenfeld
    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:09 PM

    GALENA–Louis A. “Shorty” Schoenfeld, 90, of Galena, passed away Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena.

    Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25, at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, where military honors will be accorded graveside by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193.

    Online condolences may be left at

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  • Dennis D. Wurster
    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:07 PM

    ELIZABETH–Dennis D. Wurster, 79, of rural Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth.

    Funeral services will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Derinda, Tuesday, Aug. 22. Burial was in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Derinda.

    Friends and family are invited to share in Dennis’ life at

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  • Monday, August 14, 2017 4:03 PM

    THOMSON–Ida May Krahn, age 86, of Thomson, passed away Sunday, August 13, 2017, at Morrison Community Hospital, Morrison.

    A funeral service will be held 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017 at the Thomson United Methodist Church, with visitation prior to the service from 4-6 p.m. at the Church. Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Savanna Township Cemetery, Savanna. Family and friends are invited to share in Ida’s life at

  • Thomas Schwartz
    Monday, August 14, 2017 2:12 PM

    ELOY, Ariz.–Thomas Charles Schwartz, 80, of Eloy, Ariz., and formerly of Galena, passed away on August 12, 2017 at Banner Medical Center.

    J. Warren Funeral Services, Cole and Maud, Gardens Chapel was in charge of local arrangements. At his request, no services will be held. Thomas requests that all memorial contributions be sent to St. Jude's.

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  • Kevin L. Menzemer
    Friday, August 11, 2017 3:15 PM

    STOCKTON–Kevin L. Menzemer, 60, of Stockton, passed away after a long battle with cancer on Thursday Aug. 11, 2017, at Waverly Place in Stockton.

    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 18, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Warren, with Pastor Bryan Odeen officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery.

    Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Thursday Aug. 17, at the Bartell-Leamon Funeral Home in Warren.

    Condolences may be sent to the family at

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