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  • Give these waffle combinations a try
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:54 PM
    As a parent, I find it very important to eat together as a family.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:52 PM
    ROCKFORD–Extension educators, Master Gardeners and other plant experts will present a variety of education sessions and hands-on workshops at Gardening for Food, Flowers and Fun on Saturday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Northern Illinois University-Rockford.
  • Do you remember?
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:50 PM
    If you have walked or driven past Bench and Green streets recently, you might have noticed a different look to the back hillside at the funeral home parking lot.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:49 PM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College District high school juried art exhibit is designed to recognize high school artists in northwest Illinois and to celebrate their visual contributions to the community.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:48 PM
    FREEPORT–In December 2016, at the first meeting of the advisory committee for Highland Community College’s agriculture program, Jay Kempel, FS/Stephenson Service Co. general manager, presented HCC President Tim Hood and agriculture instructor Justin Ebert with a $10,000 donation to the program.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:47 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Composer, artist and author Dan Schutte will be at Sinsinawa Mound for a concert Friday, March 3, and a retreat Saturday, March 4. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:42 PM
    ELIZABETH–One successful program on apple tree pruning will lead to another from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, March 8 at the Extension office.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:42 PM
    FREEPORT–In honor of National Mentoring Month, the local Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Northwest Illinois organization thanked its volunteer mentors with open house events in Stephenson and Jo Daviess counties.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:41 PM
     SINSINAWA, Wis.–Join glass artist Barb McKinlay for a Glass Garden Stakes class, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 1. Participants will create three five- or eight-inch fused glass garden art pieces on 12- or 18-inch stakes.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:37 PM
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:35 PM
    FREEPORT–April 1 is the deadline for submitting Highland Community College Foundation scholarship applications, according to Pat Dunn, foundation director of operations and member of the HCC Scholarship Committee.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:32 PM
    GALENA–Galena School District will offer free preschool screenings for all children who are 3 years old by Sept. 1. Children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1, are kindergarten eligible and not included in this screening.
  • Anniversary: The Beyers
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:29 PM
     Allen and Sharon Beyer, Savanna, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 20.
  • Anniversary: The Shermans
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:29 PM
     Roger and Helen Sherman, East Dubuque, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 23.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:27 PM
    Teams from three Jo Daviess County high schools swept the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) regional competition held at Highland Community College on Thursday, Feb. 2.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:21 PM
    GALENA–As deer have left their natural habitat and moved into the city of Galena issues have emerged and evolved. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:20 PM
    “For several years now there has been a Science Siesta aimed just for girls, but no longer is that the case for the 2017 year,” said Johnna Jennings, Extension 4-H youth development educator.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:20 PM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College Theatre Arts program presents “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” by William Shakespeare for the spring 2017 theater production. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:17 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa is planning a discussion of Terry Tempest Williams’ ecological classic, “Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place” at 6:30 p.m. 
  • Ag club competes at Illinois PAS conference
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:09 PM

     FREEPORT–On Friday, Feb. 10, 10 Highland Community College Agriculture students, including Drew Groezinger and Annelis Tapia, Stockton, participated in the Illinois Postsecondary Agriculture Students (PAS) annual conference at Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield. 

  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:07 PM
    GALENA–As in past years, St. Matthew Lutheran Church will observe Lent with midweek worship services and free soup suppers for all. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:05 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Lenten Taize Prayer will be held at Sinsinawa Mound at 7 p.m. Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, and April 3. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:03 PM
    STOCKTON–What do you know about hospice? 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:02 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The annual Mass to commemorate the death of Venerable Samuel Mazzuchelli, OP, will be held at St. Patrick Church, Benton, Wis., at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.
  • 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.   
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:41 PM
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:40 PM
    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
    STOCKTON–There is still time to register for the 2017 Northwest Illinois Grazing Conference. 
  • 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 4:54 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.  
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:35 PM
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:34 PM
    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. 

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:27 PM
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 4:25 PM
    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. 
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