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  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 1:26 PM

    GALENA–Enrollment at all three school buildings–the primary, middle and high schools–in the Galena School District climbed considerably for the start of the 2015-16 school year.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 1:23 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–An Aug. 18 memo to East Dubuque Superintendent Greg Herbst details the findings of an investigation after a June 2015 complaint was lodged against the school leader by East Dubuque Elementary School Principal Michelle Till.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 1:11 PM

    GALENA–The “No one fights alone” T-shirts that Galena School District staff purchased and wear in support of Superintendent Dr. Sharon Olds’ battle against cancer are now available to the public.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 1:10 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque Lions Club is planning a nine-hole best shot golf outing Thursday, Sept. 10 with a 2 p.m., shotgun start at Lacoma Golf Course in East Dubuque. 
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 1:08 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department Health Board’s Environmental Health Committee will meet at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the health department’s conference room.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:44 AM

    ELIZABETH–During a Tuesday, Aug. 24 meeting, the Elizabeth Village Board voted to have a public hearing on a proposed Business Development District (BDD) on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m., with a special meeting following immediately after for a possible vote.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:53 AM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College announces the addition of a part-time Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing program, beginning spring 2016.

  • City opens lines of communication
    Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:48 AM

    GALENA–Take a call, receive a text or email or even download the mobile app.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:47 AM

    STOCKTON–The monthly meeting of Northwest Illinois Retired Police Officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the restaurant room of Checo’s Restaurant, 642 Main St., Stockton.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:45 AM

    GALENA–The Galena City Council, during its meeting Monday, Aug. 24, focused attention on Turner Hall, the historic city-owned building on Bench Street.

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  • Wednesday, September 02, 2015 2:38 PM

    TUCSON, Ariz.–Una Wilhelmina (Einsweiler) Burrows of Tucson, Ariz., passed away peacefully on Aug. 28, 2015, at the age of 106.

    A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, at 1 p.m.

    There will be an additional service in Galena, in the spring of 2016, as all she wanted to do was to “Go Home!”

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  • Monday, August 24, 2015 3:11 PM

    ELIZABETH–Michael S. “Wulf” Clifton, 67, of Elizabeth, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

    Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 27 at the Haudenshield Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Cuba City, Wis. Burial in the Davenport Memorial Cemetery to be held at a later date.

    Friends may call on Thursday, Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.

    In lieu of flowers a Michael S. “Wulf” Clifton Memorial Fund has been established.

    Online condolences may be left for the family at

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  • Monday, August 24, 2015 3:09 PM

    GALENA–Rosemary “Rosie” Kollman, 87, of Galena, died Aug. 22, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Friends may call from 4-7 p.m., Thursday Aug. 27, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where the parish rosary will be held at 4 p.m. The Catholic Daughters of America service will follow the rosary.

    Funeral mass will be held Friday, Aug. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

    Online condolences maybe left at

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  • Monday, August 17, 2015 4:23 PM

    Audrey E. (Bergman) Winter, 83, of Galena, passed away Monday, Aug. 17 at home.

    Public graveside services will be at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Greenwood Cemetery in Galena, with Rev. Stacy Cavanaugh and Rev. Roy Lewis, a family friend officiating.

    There will be no public visitation. The Miller & Steinke Funeral Home of Galena is in charge of arrangements.

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  • Monday, August 17, 2015 3:26 PM

    Eugenia (Jeanne) Irene Trian, 83, passed away Monday, August 17 at her home after fighting long against the tragic aspects of Alzheimer’s.

    While the family privately says goodbye, we ask that you take time to show understanding and kindness in the life you know you have. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting the family.

    Click on name above for more information.

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  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:56 AM
    We sat around the table, eight of us. 
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    The date on the calendar recorded that the year was 1965. 
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:50 AM
    I had almost forgotten the way the South Dakota sky stretches across Rosebud Reservation. 
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:46 AM
    On Thursday, July 2, Hanover was enjoying a typical summer day, the tall grass beside the placid Apple River waved ever so lightly in the breeze. 
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:27 PM

    This past June, Galena had a visitor who connects this community to its pioneer days and one of its most famous residents.

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:23 PM
  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:10 PM

    "If there was a bunch of miners sittin’ up talkin’ in a bar telling’ what happened, and there was some farmers or other folks listenin’ they’d think we was lyin’. But it did happen.”

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:08 PM
    From the most recent article in the Telegraph Herald, it appears that the local school board in East Dubuque is not content with having placed Superintendent Greg Herbst in re-employment in financial limbo. 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:20 PM
    Something very exciting happened here 150 years ago this week. 
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  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:03 AM
    GALENA–Galena Miners Lodge will be holding its next breakfast on Sunday, Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. to noon. 
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:02 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Public Library will begin the fall storytime sessions with toddler storytime on Friday, Sept. 4 at 10:15 a.m. and preschool storytime on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 11:01 AM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Fever River Puppeteers will present “Jack and the Beanstalk,” at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturdays, Sept. 5 and 12, as well as 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at the Hazel Green Opera House.

  • Next stop: Indiana
    Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:54 AM
    GALENA–For Joy Lieb, singing has always been her dream. 
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:51 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Artists’ Guild is presenting its newest artist on display at Chestnut Mountain Resort for September and October. 
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:47 AM
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    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The public is invited to join the Sinsinawa Mound community in prayer for peace in our world and in our hearts at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21. 
  • Hello, Neighbor! - Randy Watson
    Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:30 AM

    Randy Watson

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:28 AM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater will be holding theater classes for children from kindergarten through eighth grade.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:27 AM
    APPLE RIVER–The sixth annual Labor Day weekend fish boil at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church will be held Friday, Sept. 4 at the Apple River Event Center. 
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