• Hello, Neighbor! - Mary Cinto
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:34 AM

    Galena resident Mary Cinto has found her involvement in different community groups–from the Friends of the Library to the Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary–to be incredibly rewarding and great ways to meet new friends.

  • Get some exercise and benefit the food pantry
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:31 AM

    GALENA–If you’re planning on overeating on Thanksgiving and will be in need of exercise. . .or if you want to help others as part of your Thanksgiving traditions. . .or if you believe in the mission of the Galena Food Pantry, this is your chance to accomplish one or all of these goals.

  • Another busy week for Scales Mound FFA
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:28 AM

    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound FFA members participated in another week of experiences in and out of school.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:26 AM

    GALENA–For the first time, St. Matthew Lutheran Church will offer Advent services each Tuesday night at 7 p.m.

  • Hello World - Finn Eugene Stadel
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:02 AM
    Finn Eugene Stadel 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:49 AM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Choral Music Department’s annual performance of George F. Handel’s “Messiah” will take place Sunday, Dec. 6, at United Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, at 3 p.m.

  • New chef at Goldmoor
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:48 AM
    GALENA–Carlos Valdez has been named executive chef for the Goldmoor Inn in Galena, according to co-owners Slobo and Birgit Radin. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:47 AM

    GALENA–What would have happened 2,000 years ago if a neighborhood busybody, convinced that Mary of Nazareth couldn’t possibly be the “Little Miss Perfect” she seemed to be, were to hire a pair of ace detectives to get the goods on her?

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:22 AM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is seeking award nominations for worthy volunteers. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:21 AM

    From the Galena Daily Gazette of Dec. 4 and 8, 1865, it was reported that President Johnson recommended that the first Thursday in December be a day of national Thanksgiving.

  • Scales Mound FFA attends national convention
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:19 AM
    SCALES MOUND–On Tuesday, Oct. 27, nine FFA Scales Mound FFA members headed for the National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Ky. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:17 AM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College agriculture students competed at the Illinois Post-Secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) Fall Conference on Friday, Oct. 23, in Bloomington.

  • 4-Hers honored at annual banquet
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:11 AM
    “4-H: Where Treasures Are Found” was the theme for the 4-H Achievement and Volunteer Recognition Banquet that was held on Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Elizabeth Community Building. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:09 AM
    ELIZABETH–Come join Diane Sipiera as she shows a PowerPoint presentation on how Thanksgiving and Christmas were celebrated in the late 1800s. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:07 AM

    FREEPORT–Extension announces that Jackie de Batista has been named the 4-H youth development educator serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago counties.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:06 AM
    CUBA CITY, Wis.–For the second year, the Cuba City Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the glow of the holidays. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:01 AM
    ELIZABETH–The holiday season is right around the corner. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:47 AM
    Is your idea of health consuming handfuls of prescription pills? 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:43 AM
    GERD is an acronym for gastro esophageal reflux disease. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:43 AM

    GALENA–In years past the beginning of the Advent season was marked by the annual Advent Tea at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, held for all women of the community.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:42 AM

    STOCKTON–Men. . .here’s an opportunity to show your culinary arts skills!

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:41 AM
    Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Galena (BBIG) is once again making plans for its annual Best of Galena progressive dinner. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:40 AM
  • ED Giving Tree receives $750 boost
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:38 AM

    EAST DUBUQUE–In an effort to offer a brighter Christmas for Jo Daviess County residents, the East Dubuque Lions Club donated $750 to the East Dubuque Giving Tree Committee.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:37 AM
    FREEPORT–McIver Publishing will be sponsoring an author fair on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:54 PM
  • SM Greenhands work for their degrees
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:53 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA Greenhands have been busy working on the steps necessary to earn their Greenhand Degree at the annual banquet in March. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:40 PM
    ELIZABETH–The history of tea offers great insight into the history of the world. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:39 PM
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:22 PM

    Colbie David Knauer

  • Anniversary - The Binns
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:21 PM

    The Binns

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:50 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Moms, daughters and other loved ones of all ages are invited to Sinsinawa Mound for the fourth annual Christmas tea celebration, “Mother/Daughter Christmas Nativi-Tea,” on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:49 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Art Gallery presents “Nativities of the World” Dec. 3 through Jan. 3.

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:34 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Tri-State Choral Society will perform a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 at Sinsinawa Mound. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:33 PM

    GALENA–The Tree of Love ceremony and tree lighting will take place at Midwest Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:28 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering an Advent Retreat: Miryam, Mother of the Word Incarnate, Dec. 10–11. 
  • Neil Diamond tribute band to play in Galena
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:21 PM

    GALENA–Denny Diamond and the Jewels will be playing at the Galena Brewery, Saturday, Nov. 21 at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8:15 p.m.

  • ‘Ghosts’ coming to DeSoto House November 21
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:20 PM
    GALENA–“Galena Ghosts Come Alive” is returning to the DeSoto House Hotel Saturday, Nov. 21 at 3 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:19 PM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Big Band and Concert Band will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Fine Arts Theatre on Highland’s campus. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:07 PM

    Ever dined in a restaurant that serves one of those impossibly elegant apple tarts, the ones with the apple slices fanned out in the shape of a flower.

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:06 PM
    GALENA–VisitGalena.org will be offering another “Featured Friday” on Friday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Old Market House. 
  • ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at Center for the Arts
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:29 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will present “It’s a Wonderful Life,” a live radio play, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. 
  • Jazz trio performs at Desoto
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:27 PM
    GALENA–The John Erickson Jazz Trio will return to the DeSoto House Hotel, 230 S. Main St., Galena, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 and 21. 
  • GHS Titan team advances
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:26 PM

     GALENA–Two Galena High School (GHS) team competed in the Junior Achievement Titan Competition in Moline Thursday, Nov. 5.

  • Galena man publishes childhood memories
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:25 PM

    GALENA–One day, David Sproule found himself sitting on his back porch reminiscing about his childhood.

  • Big things happening for local band
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 4:23 PM

    GALENA–Driftless Sisters Kat Karberg and Lily Sprengelmeyer grew up a block away from each other above their dads’ competing antique stores in downtown Galena.

  • Brinkmeier makes championship level
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:42 PM

    HANOVER–John H. Brinkmeier, agent for Farmers Insurance in Hanover, recently returned from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where he was welcomed into the championship level by Farmers.

  • Members earn American FFA degree at convention
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:03 PM

    HANOVER–Codie Geisz and Kelley Koester of the River Ridge FFA Chapter received their American FFA Degree Saturday, Oct. 31 at the 88th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky.

  • First Birthday - Cullen Soat
    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:01 PM

    Cullen Soat

  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015 2:01 PM

    Colbie David Knaver

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