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.
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.
LeRoy A. and Modesta R. Alt, Caledonia, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 19.
John “Jack” and Jeanne Pooley, Scales Mound, will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14.
Larry and Mary Lou Cook, Galena, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 14.
Dec. 29, 2015–Boy, Leo Jack Oldenburg, born to Matt and Fallon Oldenburg, Galena.
Holden David Geary, son of Dave and Carrie Geary, Galena, celebrated his first birthday on Dec. 29, 2015.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prize winners for the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing (NWILDD) are being announced for January.
GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will offer “Galena Memories in Photography” as a special exhibit during February.
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.
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.