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  • Celebrating Cinco de Mayo
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:49 PM
    Did you know that Cinco de Mayo isn’t actually Mexico’s Independence Day? 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:44 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Alzheimer’s Association will offer an education series to educate Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers how to respond to behavior changes in those living with dementia.

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:43 PM

    GALENA–The informal monthly meeting of northwest Illinois retired police officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 13, at Checo’s Restaurant, Stockton.

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:43 PM

    GALENA–Galena was named “One of the Top 12 Awesome Midwestern Spots in Summer” by Huffington Post and the proof is in the pudding–or wine, in the case of Corkless in Galena, a new wine festival slated for Saturday, June 27.

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:35 PM

    GALENA–For the past eight years, the Euleila Awards for Poetry and Art has celebrated Galena High School poets and artists.

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 1:57 PM
    ELIZABETH–The history of tea offers insights into the history of the world. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:28 AM
  • Erwins to perform
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:26 AM
    PEARL CITY–The Erwins, a family of four siblings, will perform a Gospel music concert at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Pearl City on Friday, May 29, at 7 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:10 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Art Gallery will host Heritage Exhibit: Works from the Motherhouse Collection, May 12 to Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 
  • Opening reception planned at Grace
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:08 AM
    GALENA–The opening reception for LaVerne Soltys and Fabi Voigt, guest artists at the Grace Episcopal Parish House, 309 Hill St., Galena, will be May 8 from 6-8 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:45 AM
    STOCKTON–A group from Stockton is forming a tug-of-war club to compete and be active in the United States Amateur Tug of War Association ( 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:44 AM
    DUBUQUE–Blain’s Farm and Fleet in Dubuque is hosting a ride and drive event sponsored by Cub Cadet on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:43 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will host a presentation and book-signing by Mike Mair, co-author with Joy Waldren of “Kaiten: Japan’s Secret Manned Suicide Submarine and the First American Ship it Sank in WWII” at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 11.

  • Hello Galena! celebrates Zelma Clark
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:42 AM
    GALENA–Hello Galena!, a local artist co-op, has a seldom-experienced, mixed-emotion function during May. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:41 AM
    FREEPORT–The 52nd annual Highland Community College commencement ceremony is Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m. 
  • Women in Galena
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:39 AM

    GALENA–The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society and Galena Artists Guild have created a new temporary exhibit called Women of Galena: Past, Present, & Future to open at the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum.

  • Remembering a day in April
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:32 AM
    Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 27, 1822. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:27 AM
    GALENA–This weekend is the first weekend of the year for the Galena Studio Tour. 
  • Hello World
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:15 AM

    Calvin Joseph Kaiser

  • Jaymie Feldermann
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:14 AM
    Jaymie Feldermann 
  • First Birthday
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:13 AM

    Emma Elouese Trebian

  • Anniversary
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:11 AM

    The Marvin Wands

  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:51 AM

    Andy Blankenbaker

  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:45 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Community Garden has a limited number of lots available for the upcoming growing season. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:44 AM
    ELIZABETH–Law-Jones Funeral Home will be sponsoring a free program on preserving your family history and planning for the future on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 8393 S. Derinda Road, rural Elizabeth. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:44 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Join the Rev. Don Goergen and Sister Ann Willits, OP, for a communal silent retreat, “What Does God Expect?” at Sinsinawa Mound June 7-12. 
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:58 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Bill Wubben has been elected as the first president of the Scales Mound Community Foundation. 
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    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.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:34 PM
  • 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.

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  • 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.
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