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  • 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.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:43 AM
    GALENA–Standard and Poor’s Investment Services has upgraded the City of Galena’s debt rating from ‘AA-’ to ‘AA’ with a “stable” outlook.  
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:24 AM
    GALENA–Disasters can happen to anyone, anywhere, anytime. 
  • Transformed
    Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:18 AM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The front parking lot at East Dubuque High School and Junior High underwent a major transformation over the summer months as layers and layers of old pavement were removed from the original 37-year-old lot to make way for a new parking area.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:18 AM

    The Galena/Jo Daviess Convention & Visitors Bureau accepted with regret the resignation of board member Caitlin Williams.

  • Hillary joins Old Northwest Land Co.
    Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:16 AM

    GALENA–Old Northwest Land Co. Inc. announces the addition of Realtor Garrett Hillary.

  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:14 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–St. Joseph School will host a community blood drive from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15 in the gym. 
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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

    Click on name above for more information.

  • 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

    Click on name above for more information.

  • 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.

    Click on name above for more information.
  • 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.

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015 3:33 PM

    Cuba City, Wis.–Janet M. Bonich, 54, Cuba City, Wis., formerly of Galena, died Sunday, Aug. 9, at home.

    Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Cuba City with Rev. David Flanagan officiating. Burial will be at a later date. Casey Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Cuba City is in charge of arrangements.

    Click on name above for more information.
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  • 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. 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:18 PM
    "My mother said he’s a miner, why do you want to marry a miner? 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:17 PM
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 1:16 PM
    Spike Werner was a dedicated East Dubuquer. 
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2015 12:21 PM
    It’s that time of year again: the kids are heading back to school! 
  • Tuesday, August 11, 2015 2:18 PM

    Six degrees of separation. The term is popular in our culture and is generally used to show how the network of friends and acquaintances each of us has connects us with people all over the world.

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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
  • Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:46 AM
    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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