• Could this be the year?
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:21 PM
    For so many years it seemed like it was always “wait till next year” for the Chicago Cubs.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 12:18 PM
    SCHAPVILLE–During October, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will again be sponsoring a collection of items and monetary gifts for the Mop Shop, located in the Elizabeth Municipal Building.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:59 AM

    SAVANNA–The National Association of Civil Employees Palisades Chapter was organized and chartered in 1957 and renamed NARFE (National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees) in 1982.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:59 AM

    LENA–Serving the interest of agriculture, health and nutrition, communities, families and economic development, agriculture plays an important part in each of these already but we can take strategic steps to enhance opportunities both for the businesses and consumers by providing information and targeted education as well as networking for those looking to expand an agritourism business or develop one from the ground up.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:58 AM
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:56 AM

    SAVANNA–Carroll County Substance Education Coalition (CCSEC) will be providing Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training (BASSET) on Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • New pastor at Grace Bible Church
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:37 AM
    WOODBINE–Grace Bible Church, Woodbine, announces that the Rev. Michael Burdett, formerly of Stow, Ohio, has been installed as the new pastor.
  • Engagement - Smith-Schnitzler
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:35 AM

    The engagement of Anna Leigh Smith and Cody Jon Schnitzler is being announced.

  • Anniversary - The Wienens
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:34 AM

    Wayne and Jeanette Wienen, Galena, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 22.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:33 AM

    Sept. 26–Boy, Tate Robert Weis, born to Robby and Rachel Weis, Epworth, Iowa.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:31 AM
    GALENA–On Sunday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. there was a party for Ralph and Darlene Wubben from Buckingham, Va.
  • First Birthday - Colbie David Knauer
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:31 AM

    Colbie David Knauer, son of Chuck Knauer and Taylor Buchanan, Apple River, will celebrate his first birthday on Oct. 30.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:30 AM
    GALENA–Once again heirloom certified organic seed garlic is available for check out at the Galena Public Library.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:29 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is hosting a workshop that offers hope and healing for families, informal caregivers and friends of persons with chronic or terminal illnesses including cancer, dementia or HIV.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:23 AM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Mystique Casino and Resort is announcing its fall entertainment lineup!

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:22 AM
    STOCKTON–What do you know about hospice?
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:22 AM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Mystique Casino and Resort will be hosting some of the hottest bands covering your favorite hits from rock and roll, to country and pop.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:17 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Each fall, the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra (DSO) performs Arts Trek concerts for third and fifth graders from Dubuque and the surrounding area.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:16 AM
    GALENA–“It’s a win-win-win-win,” according to 10 year Chairman Greg Junge, speaking of the Galena Lions Club’s annual Galena Oktoberfest that was attended by nearly 5,000 people on Oct. 1.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:15 AM
    LENA–It’s time for another Ladies Day Out.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:14 AM

    MT. CARROLL–The International Preservation Studies Center (IPSC), formerly the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies, in Mount Carroll is offering two intensive, hands-on workshops in historic preservation this fall.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:13 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is presenting Native Voices: Spirit, Place, Healing, and Justice, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 22.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:11 AM
    GALENA–Haven’t you always wanted to learn how to waltz?
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:10 AM

    SAVANNA–“Legacies of Savanna,” an indoor seated cemetery tour, will be given on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Savanna Museum and Cultural Center, 406 Main St., at 2 p.m.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:08 AM

    FREEPORT–Author table registration is open for the Saturday, Nov. 5 Freeport Author Fair.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:07 AM
    GALENA–The Hills Unit of Jo Daviess County Home and Community Education held its September meeting at the home of Janette Bader.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:07 AM

    LENA–Community Bank is hosting an open house to celebrate a century of business at its Pinnacle 100 Year Anniversary Event on Friday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. until close of business that day.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 11:06 AM
    GALENA–St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its second meeting on Monday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. in Bally Hall.
  • Tempting creations with fall vegetables
    Tuesday, October 18, 2016 10:45 AM
    With so many delicious sweet potato dishes turning up on menus and in cookbooks, I am turning into a sweet potato fanatic.
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 10:40 AM

    HANOVER–Fall is an excellent time to identify and work on controlling many of the invasive plants in our timber and prairie areas.

  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 9:35 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Historical Society’s annual dinner will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Elizabeth Community Building.
  • Monday, October 10, 2016 6:00 PM
  • Letters from the Front on Oct. 15
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:58 PM

    GALENA–On Saturday, Oct. 15 at the DeSoto House Hotel at 3 p.m., the Women of Courage and Commitment and special guest Steve Coates will perform “Letters from the Front.” 

  • Monday, October 10, 2016 5:57 PM

    GALENA–The members of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, held its monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. at Bally Hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church. 

  • Engagement - Foley-Zeller
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:24 PM

    The engagement of Lisa Foley and Douglas Zeller, both of Cuba City, Wis., is being announced.

  • Engagement - Smith-Schnitzler
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:22 PM

    The engagement of Anna Leigh Smith and Cody Jon Schnitzler is being announced.

  • Engagement - Lisk-Meador
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:21 PM

    Lori A. Lisk and Michael L. Meador, Mount Carroll, announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.

  • Monday, October 10, 2016 5:21 PM

    Oct. 5–Boy, Christian Archer Gunkel, born to Adam Gunkel and Angela Feuerhelm, Hanover.

  • First Birthday - Molly Ann Haas
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:17 PM

    Molly Ann Haas, daughter of Nick and Michelle Haas, Elizabeth, celebrated her first birthday on Sept. 15.

  • Perfect weather for Country Fair
    Monday, October 10, 2016 5:13 PM
  • Monday, October 10, 2016 4:59 PM

    ELIZABETH–“5 Ingredient Fix and More” will be held Tuesday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Jo Daviess County Extension Office in Elizabeth.

  • ‘Robots’ try hand at making sandwiches
    Monday, October 10, 2016 4:57 PM

    SCALES MOUND–Have you ever heard of a sandwich-making robot?

  • Scales Mound FFA busy with activities
    Monday, October 10, 2016 4:38 PM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA has had a busy few weeks. 

  • Puppets to take the stage in Hazel Green
    Monday, October 10, 2016 4:37 PM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–In “The Revenge of the Crashing Witches,” Witch Hazel Green’s six dancing sisters (Emerald, Jade, Kelly, Mint, Avocado and Olive Green) are flying smack into utility poles where they remain stuck. 

  • Center for the Arts hosts Songwriters Celebration
    Monday, October 10, 2016 4:36 PM
    GALENA–On Thursday, Oct. 20, the Galena Center for the Arts will be celebrating two years of great original music created by our regional singer songwriters.
  • Monday, October 10, 2016 4:33 PM

    SHULLSBURG, Wis.–Bring your antique treasures and items of unknown value to the library 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19, when Mark F. Moran will return to the McCoy Public Library in Shullsburg to help determine the value of items from heirlooms to garage-sale finds.

  • Monday, October 10, 2016 4:32 PM
    This month’s café is Thursday, Oct. 27, and will feature Music by Mike with Michael Klein.
  • Monday, October 10, 2016 4:31 PM

    THE GALENA TERRITORY–Join the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 10 a.m., at Belden School in The Galena Territory, to learn about some of our nocturnal friends, owls and bats.

  • Monday, October 10, 2016 4:26 PM
    MINERAL POINT, Wis.–For the past 15 years, Richard Pearce, Galena photographer/conservationist, has spent much of his spare time trekking through woods, prairies and along waterways throughout Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin capturing close-up images of native wildflower structures in amazing detail rarely seen by the human eye.
  • Monday, October 10, 2016 4:21 PM
    GALENA–On Saturday, Oct. 15 at 2 p.m., the Galena Public Library will screen “Kingdom of Shadows.”
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