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  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:58 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Bill Wubben has been elected as the first president of the Scales Mound Community Foundation. 
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:57 PM
     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:57 PM

    GALENA–Westminster Presbyterian Church, 513 S. Bench St., is holding its annual rummage sale on Thursday, May 14 from 4 to 8 p.m.; Friday, May 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, May 16 from 9 a.m. to noon.

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:56 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–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. 
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:55 PM

    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess County Soil and Water Conservation District is announcing the winners of its poster contest.

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:47 PM

    MT. CARROLL–A tour of the Frances Shimer Arboretum in Mount Carroll will be held on Saturday, May 9, at 1 p.m.

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:44 PM
    GALENA–Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities, Inc., will be accepting applications for grants from not-for-profit organizations until May 1. 
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:35 PM

    GALENA–The city of Galena is accepting early registration for American Red Cross swimming lessons to be held at the Alice T. Virtue Memorial Pool in Galena this summer.

     
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  • Lasting impression on their hearts
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:32 PM

    From the excitement and joy with the news of the surrender of General Lee to General Grant on April 9, 1865, to the sad news that was reported in the Galena Daily Gazette of April 15, 1865. . .

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:31 PM

    MT. CARROLL–On Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., an introductory workshop, Preservation of Gravestones and Cemetery Monuments Workshop, will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Mount Carroll, sponsored by Campbell Center.

     
  • Pinewood Derby
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:26 PM
     
  • Program helps make pals on the farm
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:24 PM

    GALENA–Sometimes sharing knowledge and fostering a better understanding begins in the simplest ways.

     
  • Area historian to talk about relationship between Driftless area land and its people
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:36 PM

    There are reasons Galena is located exactly where it is on the map, and area historian Daryl Watson will explain those reasons, both geographical and cultural, during his presentation “The Land and the People of the Jo Daviess County Driftless Area.”

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:00 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Bible Church and Crossroads Community Church have come together to host this year’s National Day of Prayer service on Thursday, May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Galena Bible Church, 11108 U.S. 20 West.

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:00 PM
     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:59 AM
    GALENA–Galena outdoor farmers market will start Saturday, May 16 and continue to October. 
  • Hello World
    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:58 AM

    Aubrey Elyse Laity

     
  • 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

     
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