• GHS grad helps save man’s life
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:57 AM

    DUBUQUE, IOWA–Taylor Bennett was heading home after work on the morning of Friday, Jan. 27, when she passed a stopped vehicle.

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:45 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Bell Tower Theater is accepting registrations for its spring youth theater classes for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:43 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.—Sinsinawa Mound is offering a retreat, Miryam, Mother of the Word Incarnate, March 16-17. Sister Mary Ellen O’Dea, will dramatically present and help you discover your soul sister.   
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    GALENA–The Songwriters Showcase at the Galena Center for the Arts will be at 7 p.m., Thursday Feb. 16, featuring Ben Dunegan and Kara Gordon, hosted by Lenny Wayne.   
  • Piecing together a quilt tour
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:24 PM
    GALENA–In addition to welcoming visitors to their bed and breakfasts, the innkeepers who make up the Best of Galena can add a new skill to their resumes.
  • Figure drawing class planned at arts center
    Monday, February 13, 2017 4:58 PM
    GALENA–Drawing the human figure from a live model has always been a fundamental class offered in art schools around the world. 
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:57 PM
    GALENA–The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society’s third 2017 History Matters Winter Program presentation, “From Pepin to Mansfield: 150 years of Laura Ingalls Wilder,” tells the story of acclaimed writer Laura Ingalls Wilder.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:56 PM
    GALENA–On Saturday, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m., the Galena Public Library will screen “Ella es el Matador” (She is the Matador). 
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:56 PM
    STOCKTON–There is still time to register for the 2017 Northwest Illinois Grazing Conference. 
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:54 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA will be hosting its annual labor and product auction this year on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. 
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:53 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Alzheimer’s Association is offering two free community educational programs on Wednesday, March 1, at Mercy Medical Center conference room 1 A/B.  
  • Swan to facilitate poetry, prose ‘conversation’
    Monday, February 13, 2017 4:52 PM

    GALENA–When thinking of heirlooms–cherished possessions–one might often think of a clock, ring, favorite chair or painting, but what about the writings or favorite poems written by loved ones that continue to have meaning today?

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:51 PM
    GALENA–St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its sixth meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6 in Bally Hall at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.   
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:50 PM
    SINSINAWA–From 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 23, the Sinsinawa Mound Memory Café celebrates its first anniversary with music, movement and poetry
  • Anniversary: The Krohmers
    Monday, February 13, 2017 4:35 PM
     Ted and Velda Krohmer, Elizabeth, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on March 1.  
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    GALENA–This President’s Day weekend, the Galena Public Library will be mixing education and fun in two programs for children and families. 
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:33 PM
    NEW LIBERTY, Iowa–Girls in grades two to 12 can now register for Girl Scout Camp Liberty in New Liberty, Iowa, at GirlScoutsToday.org.   
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:32 PM
    GALENA–A meeting of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, was held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7 at Bally Hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church.   
  • GHS speech competes at sectionals
    Monday, February 13, 2017 4:30 PM

    GALENA–Four members of the Galena High School Speech Team competed at the sectional competition Saturday, Feb. 11 at Huntley High School, advancing from the regional competition Feb. 4 in Freeport. 

  • Student union opens for business
    Monday, February 13, 2017 4:28 PM

    ELIZABETH–Students at the Jo Daviess Carroll Career and Technical Education Academy have a new student union in the commons area of the school. 

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    GALENA–The high school servant leadership program of Highland Community College (HCC) is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special Saturday morning session in Freeport, March 11. 
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:23 PM
    GALENA–All River Road Talent (ARRT) is a synergy of artists building a cultural and visitor awareness of artistic talent in the Galena region of northwest Illinois.
  • Five Generations: The Cook Family
    Tuesday, February 07, 2017 10:52 AM
  • Hello World: Everly Rose Honerbaum
    Tuesday, February 07, 2017 10:46 AM
    Jan. 26–Girl, Everly Rose Honerbaum, born to Scott and Christine Honerbaum, Elizabeth.
  • Piano duet recital set for Sunday
    Monday, February 06, 2017 5:05 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts is hosting a piano duet recital by Sharon Jensen and Elisa Cooper at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12 in its performance space.
  • Card Shower: Jim Laity
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:53 PM
    Jim Laity of Scales Mound will celebrate his 90th birthday on Feb. 24.
  • Hello World: Wyatt Anthony Guillot, Kathryn Isabelle Guillot, James Andrew Guillot
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:52 PM

    Oct. 25, 2016–Triplets, Wyatt Anthony, Kathryn Isabelle and James Andrew Guillot, born to Richard and Mallory Guillot, Manderville, La.

  • First Birthday: Ivy Jean Hesselbacher
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:50 PM
    Ivy Jean Hesselbacher, daughter of Michael and Brooke Hesselbacher, Hazel Green, Wis., celebrated her first birthday on Dec. 28, 2016.
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:49 PM
    GALENA–Crossroads Community Church will be hosting a testimony night at Galena Convention Center at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:48 PM
    MT. CARROLL–Carroll County Substance Education Coalition (CCSEC) will be providing the Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training (BASSET) on Wednesday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the conference room at the Carroll County Courthouse. 
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    GALENA–The Hills Unit of the Jo Daviess County Home and Community Education (HCE) held its Jan. 19 meeting at the Market House Restaurant at 11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:34 PM
    STOCKTON–The Northwest Illinois Forestry Association (NIFA) will meet on Tuesday, evening, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m., to continue planning events for 2017 at the Stockton Public Library, 140 W. Benton Ave., Stockton.
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:33 PM
    HANOVER–The Senior Resource Center in Hanover is seeking volunteers to assist primarily with general office and receptionist duties.
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:31 PM
    ELIZABETH–Riverview Center and community volunteers announce the creation of a Northwestern Illinois Gender and Sexuality Alliance (NW-IL GSA). 
  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:25 PM
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  • Monday, February 06, 2017 4:10 PM
    GALENA–First Presbyterian Church is hosting Stone Soup Kitchen for the third year.
  • Chocolate for your Valentine
    Monday, February 06, 2017 4:07 PM
    Chocolate for Valentine’s Day. 
  • Card Shower - Monica Schumacher
    Monday, January 30, 2017 5:25 PM
    Monica Schumacher, Elizabeth, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Feb. 7.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 5:24 PM
    GALENA–The next Galena Winter Marketplace (farmers’ market) of the season will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 5:04 PM
  • Three new members join Galena Food Pantry board
    Monday, January 30, 2017 4:59 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Food Pantry Board of Directors met on Jan. 12, to welcome new members, Carmen Ferguson, Jim Webster and Kathy Winkelhake, and to elect officers for 2017.
  • Arts center to present ‘Heirlooms’
    Monday, January 30, 2017 4:58 PM
    GALENA–The opening reception for Heirlooms, Family Art Treasures will be 5 to 8 p.m., Friday Feb. 3 at the Galena Center for the Arts.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 4:57 PM
    GALENA–The Brown Bag Bible Study, through St. Matthew Lutheran Church, which has involved people from numerous churches in and beyond Galena, will next take up the book of Exodus, the second book of the Bible.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 4:56 PM
    ELIZABETH–Eight organizations from Jo Daviess, Carroll and Stephenson counties formed a co-op fundraiser, the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing.
  • Monday, January 30, 2017 4:54 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Mystique Casino and Resort is announcing its St. Patrick’s Day show: Firehouse with special guest Johnny Trash on Friday, March 17.
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