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  • Monday, September 26, 2016 6:01 PM
    GALENA–Free admission will be offered to all patrons in appreciation of their ongoing support at the 10th annual Galena Oktoberfest, hosted by the Galena Lions Club
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:59 PM

    GALENA–After months of discussion on how to maximize the amount, the Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZAB) are about to be a done deal for the Galena School District. 

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:36 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Students in the East Dubuque School District will no longer take the ACT college assessment, said Darren Sirianni, junior and high school principal, at the East Dubuque School Board’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:35 PM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved the budget for the 2016-2017 school year at its regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 19.

     
  • Democrats plan candidate session
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:24 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess Democratic Central Committee will host a “Meet the Candidates” evening from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the DeSoto House Hotel in Galena.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:23 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council made quick work of its agenda on Monday, Sept. 19. 

     
  • Running for city council?
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:20 PM

    GALENA–Petitions are now available at city hall for those interested in running for city of Galena elected office.

  • Learning to cope
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:17 PM

    GALENA–When talking about her health issues, Tara Harwick, a former Galena resident who now resides in St. Louis, Mo., said, “Some days I can’t even get out of bed, some days I feel great, every day is different.”

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:17 PM

    GALENA–Galena Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 2. 

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:16 PM
    The Gazette would like to make a correction to the house explosion story on page 24 A.
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  • Clawing out a victory
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:45 PM

    HANOVER–Galena had been on an 11-0 run of wins the past couple of weeks, and the Wildcats had won their last three matches when Galena arrived in Hanover to play River Ridge on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

  • Galena takes another bitter loss on the road
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:43 PM
    LANARK–The Galena Pirates played its best game of the year Friday, Sept. 23.
  • Regional teams share a common color: Pink
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:40 PM

    Enthusiastic fans filled the gyms in both Scales Mound and Galena on Thursday, Sept. 23 for volleyball matches and to raise awareness for cancer in the annual Volley for the Cure event.

  • Pirates golf team undefeated
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:37 PM

    STOCKTON–The Galena Pirates golf team has finished the regular season undefeated to win the regular season conference championship.

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  • Lena-Winslow brings size and speed
    Monday, September 19, 2016 6:10 PM
    GALENA–For the first two-and-a-half minutes it looked as though the Galena Pirates might have turned around its season, but then the 0-4 Pirates met its match and more.
  • The Wildcats are finding their rhythm
    Monday, September 19, 2016 6:08 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–When two young teams line up across from each other in an important conference matchup, it is best to reserve expectations until the dust settles.
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  • Rosemary Heller
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:39 PM

    Stockton–Rosemary (Ricke) Heller, 87, of Stockton, passed away Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at the Lena Living Center in Lena.

    The funeral service will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Stockton. There will be a visitation before the service beginning at 9 a.m. Interment will take place at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Stockton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established. Condolences may be shared with her family at hermannfuneralhome.com.

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  • Carl Potter
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:25 PM

    HANOVER–Carl Edward Potter, 86, of Hanover, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at the Elizabeth Nursing Home in Elizabeth. 

    Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Law-Jones Funeral Home in Hanover. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover.

    Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, prior to the services at the funeral home.

     A memorial fund has been established in Carl’s memory. 

    Friends and family are invited to share in Carl’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • Lavoy Douvikas
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:23 PM

    HANOVER–Lavoy Arlen Douvikas, 87, of Hanover, passed away Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, at his home.

    In keeping with his wishes there will be no public services. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Elwood Wurster
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:22 PM

    Elizabeth–Elwood “Bud” H. Wurster, 82, of Elizabeth, passed away on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Rock Falls Rehab Center in Rock Falls. 

    Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Massbach. Burial will take place in Good Hope Cemetery rural Elizabeth.

    Visitation will take place from 10-11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, prior to the services at the church.

    Friends and family are invited to share in Bud’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.

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  • William McArdle
    Monday, September 26, 2016 3:20 PM

    GALENA–William “Bill” P. McArdle, 71, of Galena, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, at Midwest Medical Center, Galena.

    Funeral service will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, where friends may call after 3 p.m. until time of services. A celebration of life will continue at 7 p.m. at Fried Green Tomatoes, 213 North Main St., Galena. Cremation rites will follow the service and burial will be held at a later date.

    Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:42 PM
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:34 PM
    STOCKTON–Join Extension and Drew Groezinger, owner of Groezinger Produce Farm, for a 4-H Horticulture Workshop on Sunday, Oct. 2.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:03 PM
    SAVANNA–The Committee for the Northwest Illinois Chapter of Ducks Unlimited continues to plan for its 44th annual banquet.
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    GALENA–The St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its first meeting Monday evening, Sept. 12, with a potluck supper at 6:30 in Bally Hall. 


  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:23 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Jeanette Bell, Trish Jones and Judy Wjocik specialize in empowering women to live a life that brings joy, inner peace and a closer walk with God.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:22 PM

    GALENA–The St. Michael’s Catholic Church Altar & Rosary Society held its first meeting of the new year on Monday, Sept. 12 with 20 ladies attending.

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:19 PM

    MT. CARROLL–Everyone is invited to participate in the upcoming recycling collection set for Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Highway Department, just off Ill. 52/64 at 10735 Mill Road, Mt. Carroll.

     
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:18 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Barb McKinlay of Dubuque, Iowa, will lead participants in her glass ornament class, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 15, at Sinsinawa Mound. With McKinlay’s guidance, each student will design and decorate six fused glass ornaments (or four ornaments and a small 4-inch tray) that can include trees, presents, rounds, butterflies, or other abstract shapes (pieces will be provided).

     
  • Final walking tour
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:16 PM
    The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation will be holding its final walking tour of the year of Galena Gateway Park at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. Jim Louderman, Chicago Field Museum collections specialist, and JDCF staff members will lead the walk.
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