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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:16 PM
    The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society invites all to the spring potluck and program on Tuesday, May 5, at 6 p.m. at the community building, Krape Park, Freeport.
     
  • Cheesy beer bread muffins
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:11 PM
    Muffins and beer–now there are two words you don’t often see in the same sentence, let alone in the same recipe.
     
  • Kruger to receive 1st Farm Credit scholarship
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:10 PM
    FREEPORT–Katie Kruger of Scales Mound is receiving the 2015 First Choice Agriculture Scholarship from 1st Farm Credit Services.
     
  • Oftedal accepted into clarinet studio
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:09 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Katelyn Oftedal, a senior at East Dubuque High School, has been accepted into the clarinet studio at Iowa State University.
     
  • SM Welding Competition
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:53 PM
    Moline–On April 9, Scales Mound students, Wyatt Carlborg (left) and Casey Calvert traveled to Moline to take part in the Midwest Technical Institutes High School Welding Competition.
     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:52 PM

     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:52 PM

    The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will sponsor the Silver Creek Bird Festival on Saturday, May 16 from 8-11 a.m.

     
  • Dubuque Museum of art to feature Rivoire photography
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:50 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Beauty is the focus in the Kris Mozena McNamer Gallery at the Dubuque Museum of Art through May 31.
     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:48 PM
    PELLA, Iowa–The Central College A Capella Choir will perform in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa Mound on Monday, May 25, at 2 p.m. as part of its annual tour.
     
  • Watson to speak at JDCF event
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:46 PM

    With vintage photos and engaging anecdotes, Jo Daviess County historian Daryl Watson will present “The Land and the People of the Jo Daviess County Driftless Area” on Wednesday, May 6, in the Barrel Room of Galena Cellars Vineyard, 4746 N. Ford Road, Galena.

     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:30 PM

    Wendy Gilpin

     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:13 PM

    ELIZABETH–The Planetary Science Foundation will be holding programs on Friday, April 24, Saturday, April 25 and Friday, May 1.

     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:05 PM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA is working in conjunction with the Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau to sponsor a drive to recycle used athletic shoes.

     
  • Engagement - Kinney-McBride
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:59 PM

    Kinney-McBride

     
  • Rasmussen to receive blood donor award
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:49 PM

    GALENA–Galena High School senior Brooke Rasmussen will be presented with the Gallon Grad Award from Beth Hancock, a donor relations consultant with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, at her senior class awards banquet on May 6 at Galena High School.

     
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:46 PM

    GALENA–The Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary is sponsoring a bake sale, just a few days before Mother’s Day.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:12 PM

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:10 PM
    ELIZABETH–It’s that time of year for the Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau’s annual Nike ReUse-a-Shoe Program.
     
  • ED Lions support Reading Carnival
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:09 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Face painting, bounce houses, games, food booths and stuffed toys will be on hand for the year-end Reading Carnival at the East Dubuque Elementary School on Friday, May 8.

     
  • Leonard completes course
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:08 PM
    SAVANNA–Ann Leonard of Miner Agency, Inc, Savanna, recently completed a Pekin Insurance LifeSaver 2015.
     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:02 PM

    GALENA–St. Mary Altar and Rosary Society held its sixth meeting on Monday, April 6 in Bally Hall at 7 p.m.

     
  • Accolades for Farmers Guest House stuffed French toast
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:23 PM

    GALENA–In its first-ever showdown of regional breakfast favorites, BedandBreakfast.com has declared the Midwest the winner of its Best B&B Breakfast Tournament.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:22 PM

    FREEPORT–The Boyer Colloquium and Highland Community College will host a panel discussion, “GMOs: Threat or Promise? What’s a Consumer to think?,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21 in the Student/Conference Center, Room H201.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:20 PM

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:16 PM

    GALENA–Students at Galena Primary School raised $7,500 this spring for the American Heart Association (AHA) through Jumprope for Heart, a community service program of the AHA.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:14 PM

    GALENA–On Friday, April 24, bring the whole family to Fantastic Frogs & Friends, a frog walk beginning at the Meeker Street footbridge on the east side along the Galena River Trail.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:14 PM

    More and more people are becoming aware of the plight of the honeybee as well as all pollinators including all bee species and butterflies.

     
  • GHS students earn spots on all-conference scho-bowl team
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:59 AM

    GALENA–Galena High School (GHS) sophomore Luc Pham was named to the NUIC West Division Scholastic Bowl All-Conference First Team, and two of his teammates, seniors Dylan Einsweiler and Hope White, were named to the Second Team.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:58 AM
    GALENA–How do we draw healthy boundaries between ourselves and other people?
     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:58 AM
    DUBUQUE–The Mac Mavericks user group will hold its monthly computer club meeting on Saturday, April 18 at 10 a.m. at Unity Point Finley Hospital A/B Auditorium.
     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:56 AM
    At the monthly Top Notcher meeting on March 26, we talked about the federation bowling trip.
     
  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:56 AM

    Linda Morden

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:55 AM

    ELIZABETH–Massbach Ridge Winery and Apple River Fort Foundation announce a contest for a new label for Elizabeth, a white table wine.

     
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:54 AM
    Jameson Norman Diederich
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:59 PM
    ELIZABETH–The cast has been chosen for the 7 p.m., Thursday, April 9 play, Soldier, Come Home, sponsored by the Elizabeth Historical Society.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:58 PM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Music Department will present its annual spring choral concert at 3 p.m., Sunday April 12 at the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:56 PM

     
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  • In April 1865: Surrender
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:52 PM
    In early April 1865, General Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia was forced to evacuate the capital at Richmond and flee westward.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:51 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Planetary Studies Foundation is sponsoring two programs on April 11, “The Variety of Ladies Clothing During the Civil War” and a session on the Apollo 13 mission.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:50 PM
    LENA–Ladies, come check out the spring Ladies Day Out on May 9 at the Lena Elementary School in Lena from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:50 PM

    STOCKTON–If you are a gardener, golfer, work in an office or are active in sports, you need to know the benefits of stretching.

     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:49 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Lions Club Sight & Sound Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to individuals who are residents of Jo Daviess County and are pursuing college level studies in the professions that aid the sight and hearing impaired.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:48 PM

    HANOVER–The Senior Resource Center is planning its first event–a spelling bee–in its new facility at the old school building in Hanover.

     
  • River Ridge Middle School students to present Charlotte’s Web on April 10
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:47 PM

    HANOVER–Spring is in the air and the farm animals are alive and well at River Ridge Middle School for the upcoming production of “Charlotte’s Web,” on April 10 at 7 p.m.

     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:46 PM
    ELIZABETH–The challenges of supporting a child with autism spectrum disorder are many, and the amount of research and interventions currently available can be overwhelming.
     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:45 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a program, Effective Communication Strategies for Dementia Caregivers, from 3-4:30 p.m. at Church of the Resurrection, 4300 Asbury Road, Dubuque, Iowa.

     
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:44 PM

    GALENA–The Hills Unit of Jo Daviess County Association of Home and Community Education (HCE) met Thursday, March 19 for a presentation on saving money on a budget.

     
  • Bluegrass gospel concert set for April 11
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:42 PM
    WOODBINE–Grace Bible Church of Woodbine will be hosting a Bluegrass Gospel Concert on Saturday April 11 at 7 p.m.
     
  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:40 PM

    Jenni Ackerman

     
 
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