• Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:11 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Beef Association is seeking a woman, 15-19 years of age, to serve as the Jo Daviess County 2016 Beef Queen.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:10 PM
    ELIZABETH–Is there a better way to spend the day before Valentine’s Day than in a sea of chocolate?
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 2:09 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Mac Mavericks computer club will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m., at UnityPoint Finley A/B Auditorium.
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 1:57 PM

    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–The Jo Daviess County Beef Association Scholarship Fund has been established to provide financial assistance to Jo Daviess County residents studying agricultural-related fields.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 12:22 PM
    GALENA–The Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary Foundation is kicking off its 2016 membership drive in March.
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 12:19 PM
    WARREN–Warren High School chorus will be presenting “These Foolish Kings” this weekend at the Warren Community Building.
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:27 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Do you remember the first roller coaster you rode?
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:23 AM

    LeRoy A. and Modesta R. Alt, Caledonia, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 19.

  • Anniversary - The Pooleys
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:22 AM

    John “Jack” and Jeanne Pooley, Scales Mound, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14.

  • Anniversary - The Cooks
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:14 AM

    Larry and Mary Lou Cook, Galena, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14.

  • Hello World - Leo Jack Oldenburg
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:12 AM

    Dec. 29, 2015–Boy, Leo Jack Oldenburg, born to Matt and Fallon Oldenburg, Galena.

  • First Birthday - Holden David Geary
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:10 AM

    Holden David Geary, son of Dave and Carrie Geary, Galena, celebrated his first birthday on Dec. 29, 2015.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 11:08 AM

    GALENA–Galena churches are sponsoring a series of dinners to provide a thoughtful forum for a discussion on racism and race issues in the United States.

  • GHS students answer the tough questions
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:55 AM
    GALENA–The Galena High School scholastic bowl team’s season is off to an impressive start with a 22-3 record, especially when you consider that two of their losses were to Oswego East High School, a large AA school.
  • Galena museum program to feature stories, songs and scenes from the Driftless Area
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:52 AM

    GALENA–The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society invites the public to the second of its four events for the 2016 “History Matters” Winter Program Series at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20 at the Galena Territory Association Owner’s Club.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:51 AM
    GALENA–The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association announces that it will be awarding over $54,000 in college scholarships throughout the state to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:50 AM

    FREEPORT–April 1 is the deadline for submitting Highland Community College Foundation scholarship applications, according to Pat Dunn, Highland Foundation director of operations and member of the HCC Scholarship Committee.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:49 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is collaborating with the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin to offer the Memory Café program.
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:48 AM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra (DSO) and Dubuque Museum of Art are hosting a community-wide art competition in celebration of the DSO’s upcoming residency with violinist Midori.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:47 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Education (CTE) Academy in Elizabeth will be holding an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Feb. 24.
  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:40 AM
  • Little Learners Academy plans open house
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:38 AM

    ELIZABETH–Little Learners Academy is hosting an open house for prospective 3-5 year olds and their families from 4 to 7 p.m., on Wednesday, Feb. 24 at the Jo Daviess-Carroll Career & Technical Education Academy, Elizabeth.

  • Simple sweetness
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:34 AM
    Valentine’s Day is ahead, and the pressure is on to make your sweetheart something delicious and chocolatey.
  • ‘Women of the Bible’ returns to Sinsinawa
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:20 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The popular “Women of the Bible” drama returns to Sinsinawa Mound Tuesday evening, 5:45 p.m. dinner, 7 p.m. show, March 15, and Wednesday, dinner at noon and 1:30 p.m. show, March 16.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:09 AM

    BENTON, Wis.–The annual Mass to commemorate the death of Venerable Samuel Mazzuchelli, OP, will be held at St. Patrick Church, Benton, at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 28.

  • Tuesday, February 09, 2016 10:07 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–A yoga retreat, “Crystals and Chakras,” will be held at Sinsinawa Mound, March 4-6.
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:46 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Sunday, Feb. 7.
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:45 AM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) has moved the date of its annual luminaria night hike and cross country ski event from Jan. 30 to Saturday, Feb. 6, in hopes that expected snowfall mid-week will improve the conditions of the Casper Bluff trails.

  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:31 AM

    GALENA–A contemporary worship service, led by college students from the University of Dubuque campus ministry, will be presented at First Presbyterian Church of Galena on Sunday, Feb. 7, at 10 a.m.

  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:30 AM
    GALENA–Tickets are now available online for the two grand tastings during Galena Wine Lovers’ Weekend.
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:03 AM
  • Hello World - Ivy Jean Hesselbacher
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:02 AM
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:01 AM
  • River Ridge students place in local essay contest
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:55 AM
    HANOVER–The Hanover VFW Ladies Auxiliary has announced the winners of its Patriot’s Pen essay contest on the theme “What Freedom Means to Me.”
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:54 AM

    FREEPORT–In recognition of Black History Month, Highland Community College will sponsor a free and open-to-the-public celebration beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 on the second floor of the Student/Conference Center, room H-201.

  • Bilderback takes first-place honors at Scales Mound Geography Bee
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:51 AM
    On Friday, Jan. 22, Scales Mound students in fourth to eighth grades participated in the annual National Geographic Geography Bee.
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:48 AM
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:42 AM
    APPLE RIVER–Have you been fascinated with honeybees?
  • Stockton church to host Checker paintings
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:40 AM
    STOCKTON–Local artist Janet Checker has been invited to display her artwork at the Unitarian-Universalist Church in Stockton, where it can be seen through March.
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:39 AM

    Prize winners for the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing (NWILDD) are being announced for January.

  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:31 AM
    GALENA–How can you shake the seasonal doldrums when winter wraps its icy fingers around your heart and shows no sign of letting go?
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:29 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess County Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is taking applications for a $1,000 scholarship in the memory of Lester A. Johnson.
  • Arts center shows off Galena memories
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:27 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will offer “Galena Memories in Photography” as a special exhibit during February.

  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:22 AM
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:16 AM
    FREEPORT–Submissions are now being accepted for the 24th annual “Prairie Wind” art and literary magazine.
  • Freeport Art museum honors Abbey Edmonds
    Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:02 AM
    FREEPORT–The artwork of area young people, including Abbey Edmonds, Scales Mound, the daughter of Jeff Edmonds, will be on display at the Freeport Art Museum, Feb. 11 to March 5.
  • Tuesday, February 02, 2016 10:02 AM

    GALENA–On Wednesday, Feb. 10, the Galena Winter Farmers Market continues from 4-6 p.m. at the Galena Center for the Arts in the lower level.

  • JDCF announces free eagle tour
    Tuesday, January 26, 2016 12:35 PM

    ELIZABETH–Beginning in mid-February, Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) volunteers will be hosting its annual eagle watching tours at the Lost Mound Unit of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge just north of Savanna.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 12:34 PM
    GALENA–Newly renovated Jail Hill Inn will open its doors to the public for an open house on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 3 to 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 12:33 PM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s Clarence Mitchell Library will present two programs for Black History Month.
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