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  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:32 AM

    ELIZABETH–One hundred eighty participants competed in the Elizabeth Historical Society’s 13th annual Trivia Challenge on Saturday, March 21 at the Elizabeth Community Building.

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:31 AM
    GALENA–The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:30 AM
    Shop early: It’s never too early to start shopping.
  • Tips on hair and nails
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:28 AM

    There’s no better time to look like a fairy-tale princess than on your prom night!

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:25 AM

    ELIZABETH–Join Dr. Paul Sipiera, planetary geologist, this Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m. at the Planetary Studies Foundation (PSF) Earth and Space Museum located at 115 N. Main in Elizabeth.

  • AVC art now on display at libraries
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:22 AM

    The Jo Daviess-Carroll Area Vocational Center National Art Honor Society announces a new exhibit of work currently on display at nine area libraries.

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:21 AM
    GALENA–It’s time to make plans for this year’s Earth Day Fest!
  • ‘A lot of good times over the years’
    Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:19 AM

    I found, in a March 1925 Galena Gazette, mention how “H. J. Oldenburg and his Sons have just completed one of the most up-to-date dance pavilions in this part of the country…This hall will be known as the Royal Dance Palace (Palais) and music will be furnished by the best orchestras obtainable…This hall is built for the best of ventilation for warm weather with large drop doors which can be thrown open on all sides of the building thus giving the dancers great comfort while dancing.”

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  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:14 AM
    GALENA–The Maundy Thursday Liturgy on April 2 will begin in the Grace Episcopal Church Parish House with an Agapé meal at 6 p.m., and then will move at 7 p.m. to the church where the traditional foot washing, Eucharist, procession of the sacrament to the Altar of Repose, and stripping of the altar will take place.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:05 AM

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:05 AM

    GALENA–Celebrate the spark of creativity local arts educators inspire and nurture in children at the first annual Youth Arts Festival on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chestnut Mountain Resort.

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:01 AM

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has released for public review and comment a draft prospectus and invitation for applications to conduct commercial waterfowl hunting guide services on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 11:00 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–In honor of World Labyrinth Day, Sinsinawa Mound is hosting “Sacred Space, Sacred Pathway,” a labyrinth retreat, May 1-2.

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:56 AM
    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–Jo Daviess County Association for Home and Community Education (HCE) members Carrie Haug, Janice Broshous, Judy Scott and Libby Lutes attended the 91st annual Illinois Association for Home and Community Education (IAHCE) conference at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel, Decatur, from March 17-19.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:53 AM

    The Peacekeepers have partnered with the Illinois Sheriff’s Association to expand the Peacekeepers Mission and the dedication of funds.

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:53 AM
    ELIZABETH–Area residents are invited to participate in the upcoming super recycling event collection set for Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2015 10:49 AM

  • Serve up a delicious Easter dinner
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:19 PM
    Easter is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends and celebrate.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:18 PM
    ELIZABETH–Imagine a log cabin from the 1800s and you’re likely to picture a spinning wheel in the corner.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:17 PM
    HANOVER–Spring is the perfect time for families to get outdoors and explore nature together!
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:14 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering a yoga retreat, “Finding New Connectors to God,” Friday, April 24, 7:30 p.m. to Sunday, April 26, 1 p.m.

  • Scales Mound FFA continues sign fundraising
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:13 PM
    The Scales Mound FFA continues to work on raising funds to update the school sign.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:11 PM

    Can you spell palindrome? Malapropism? How about minuscule?

  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:05 PM

    Angela Miller

  • Students observe art month with project
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 12:03 PM

    GALENA–March is Youth Art Month, an annual observance to emphasize the value of art education for all children.

  • Rosenbaum nets semifinalist honor
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:52 AM

    HANOVER–River Ridge seventh grader Nicholas Rosenbaum is a semifinalist in the 2015 Illinois National Geographic State Bee. 

  • SM seniors receive lessons in life skills
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:50 AM
    KSL stands from “Knowledge, Skills and Life.”
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:45 AM

    SCALES MOUND–On April 2, the Scales Mound Vet Tech class, in conjunction with Scales Mound FFA, will be holding a Cats and Dogs 101 Workshop in the back parking lot of the Scales Mound School from 9-11 am.

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:43 AM
    GALENA–Friends of the Galena Public Library will host its annual pre-owned book sale at the Galena Convention Center on Friday, Sept. 25 and Saturday, Sept. 26.
  • Schamper helps Scales Mound FFA
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:43 AM

    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound FFA has received a $2,500 donation from Jo Daviess County farmer Daniel Schamper and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

  • Daley to showcase new art form at Sinsinawa
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:41 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sister Joeann Daley, OP, will be featured in “The Evolution of the Artistic Imagination” at Sinsinawa Art Gallery, Sinsinawa, April 11 to June 3.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:38 AM
    GALENA–The Whispering Willow Gift Shop at Midwest Medical Center will begin opening at 8 a.m., every Friday starting April 3.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:37 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Handbell and handchime ringers, gather your bells and get ready to ring out a great day.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:36 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Make plans now to attend the 26th annual Spring Arts & Crafts Show on Saturday, March 28 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa.
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:35 AM

    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society has plans for a number of events.

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:33 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts has two upcoming musical events in March.
  • Poet laureate coming to Galena
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:31 AM

    GALENA–Kevin Stein, Illinois poet laureate will give a reading at the Galena Public Library on April 10 from 4-6 p.m. in honor of National Poetry Month, celebrated nationally in April.

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:24 AM

    GALENA–On Friday, April 10 from 6 -7:30 p.m., the HOPE (Helping Other People Every day) Youth Group of Galena United Methodist Church, will be hosting a hunger event, “Hunger: It’s Not a Game.”

  • Card Shower - Phyllis Staver
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:23 AM

    Phyllis Staver

  • First Birthday - Mason Ray Lange
    Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:20 AM

    Mason Ray Lange

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:07 AM

  • 2015 make up trends
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:41 AM
    Spring is nature’s way of saying let’s party!
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:40 AM
    On Thursday, Feb. 26 we had our monthly Top Notchers meeting.
  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:40 AM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Theatre Department will present Tom Dudzick’s “Over the Tavern.”
  • Library to feature Gerard artwork
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:38 AM

    GALENA–From March 16-31, the Galena Public Library will host the exhibit, which will feature the artwork of local artist Christopher Gerard.

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:37 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater announces the premiere of the new comedy, “Farce of Nature” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten.
  • Fever River Puppeteers plan show
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:36 AM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–The Fever River Puppeteers will bring back a mischievous but repentant brown rabbit in an Easter-time puppet show, “More Tales of Bunny Cotton-Tail.”

  • Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:32 AM

    GALENA–Students from Galena High School and Galena Middle School recently participated in district solo and ensemble festivals.

  • ‘Peace in Union’ will be performed in April
    Tuesday, March 17, 2015 11:17 AM
    GALENA–Author Ronn Toebaas has captured the essence of Galena’s contribution to the Civil War in a memorable and haunting theatrical script entitled “Peace in Union.”
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