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  • The power of prayer
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:25 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–He calls it a “love affair” and it all started in high school with a cute blonde at a United Methodist church in New York.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:18 PM
    SINSINAWA–Movies of bygone eras will be the focus at the Aug. 31 Memory Café at Sinsinawa Mound. From 1 to 2:30 p.m., participants can reminisce about favorite big-screen moments.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:18 PM
  • Engagement: Muchow-Biver
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:14 PM
    The engagement of Carissa Muchow and Nick Biver, both of Dubuque, Iowa, is being announced.
  • Engagement: Kaiser-Stumpf
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:12 PM
    The engagement of Kailyn Marie Kaiser and Ross Alan Stumpf, both of Muscatine, Iowa, is being announced.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:11 PM
  • Songwriter showcase
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:09 PM
    GALENA–Megan Elizabeth Roeth, a singer/songwriter from Dubuque, Iowa, will be the featured performer at the Galena Center for the Arts on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. 
  • Arts center to feature, honor Carl Johnson
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:07 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts announces a new special exhibit by Carl Johnson, Galena watercolorist.
  • Women of Courage and Commitment to hold high tea on August 19
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:05 PM
    GALENA–Ever wonder what would happen if a backwoods pioneer woman chatted with a snobby English lady?
  • Gazette files recall ‘The Eclipse’
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:01 PM
    It was almost 100 years ago, that news of a total eclipse of the sun occurred in this area.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:46 PM
    GALENA–About five years ago, Rev. Frederick Baltz, the pastor at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, had an idea about eclipses in relation to biblical events. 
  • An August day in ‘65
    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:31 PM
    Following the Civil War, General Grant and his family returned to Galena on Friday, Aug. 18, 1865.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:12 PM
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:12 PM
    LANCASTER, Wis.–The annual Father Samuel Mazzuchelli Memorial Mass and dinner will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27 at St. Patrick Church, Benton, Wis. 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:10 PM
    STOCKTON–Do you manage a health condition on a daily basis or care for someone who does? 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:02 PM
    ELIZABETH–On Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 3 to 5 p.m., the Jo Daviess County Master Gardeners will hold a tea party at the University of Illinois Extension office, 204 Vine St. Elizabeth.
  • Simple doesn’t necessarily mean boring
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:59 PM
    It took a long time for me to learn that contrary to popular belief, simple cooking does not have to equate with boring. 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:58 PM
    The annual Wachter family reunion will be held at noon, Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Scales Mound Town Hall.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:57 PM
    The 89th annual Wurster family reunion of the descendants of Andrew and Elizabeth (Haering) Wurster, will be held Sunday, Aug. 20 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Massbach, with a potluck dinner at noon.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:56 PM
    The annual Hastings-Atkins family reunion will be held at noon, Sunday, Aug. 20 at the Plum Pavilion, at Old Mill Park, Savanna.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:55 PM
    Aug. 4–Girl, Paislee Nicole, born to Mark and Stephany Honerbaum, Lena.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:54 PM
    DUBUQUE–The Mac Mavericks computer club will meet on Saturday Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. in the Bartels and Butler conference room at Finley Hospital, Dubuque. 
  • Night sky: Planets, meteors and constellations
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:49 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation and the Planetary Studies Foundation is hosting an event to see the Perseid meteor shower from atop Horseshoe Mound, Saturday, Aug. 12, 7-11 p.m. 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:48 PM
    GALENA–Galena’s Pub Theology began in June 2015, and, in July this year, celebrated two years of discussions every Wednesday evening.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:48 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Stephen Steely will bring the organ to life at Sinsinawa Mound’s free Summer Organ Concert series at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:47 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Bill Kehl will offer a drumming workshop, “A Circle of Drums: The Rhythms of Life,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Sinsinawa Mound.
  • Church supports servicemen
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:46 PM
    GALENA–First Presbyterian Church, Galena, recently took part in an “operation cookie airlift,” sending cookies to four wounded soldiers who were serving in Iraq.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:45 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Karen Black, Waverly, Iowa, will perform at Sinsinawa Mound at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, for the free Summer Organ Concert.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:45 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sarah Barnes, artist and owner of Create It Art Studio, Dubuque, will help you learn about painting on canvas at Sinsinawa Mound’s canvas painting workshop from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:44 PM
    FREEPORT–The monthly program “Wildlife Wednesday,” hosted by the Northwest Illinois Audubon Society, will take place from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23 at the Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas St.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:44 PM
    SHULLSBURG, Wis.–Jill Peterson, the publisher and editor of A Simple Life magazine, will be at Mary O’Leary’s Cabin, 21875 Silverthorn Road, rural Shullsburg, on Saturday, Aug. 12.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:40 PM
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:28 PM
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:24 PM
    GALENA–On Monday, Aug. 21 from noon to 3 p.m., the Galena Public Library invites the community to view the great American solar eclipse at the library.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:08 AM
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:49 AM
    Three lemons for 10 cents at Guilford
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:48 AM
    GALENA–What better way to beat the heat on a lazy, sweltering summer day than to enjoy an ice cream cone?
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:47 AM
    Twelve organizations from Jo Daviess, Carroll and Stephenson County sponsor the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing, a cooperative fundraiser. Daily cash prizes $50-$250 are awarded every day from Oct. 1-Sept. 30 to those donating for a ticket.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:46 AM
    FREEPORT –Melissa Johnson, coordinator for Early Childhood Education at Highland Community College, earned the Distinguished Teaching Award by EarlyEdU, an Alliance for Head Start and Early Childhood Teaching, at its annual conference held June 19 in Seattle, Wash.
  • Petey Pirate
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:37 AM
    GALENA–Petey Pirate, the mascot for Galena High School was the brainchild of former Galena High School teacher Jim Winter.
  • Michael Latala to conduct two-day painting workshop at Galena Center for the Arts
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:36 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts is offering a two-day workshop by an award-winning painter that’s designed to help you take your art to the next level.
  • Hello Galena! to feature work of Gigi Boehnke
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:35 AM
    GALENA–Jewelry designer Gigi Boehnke, Galena, is the featured artist for August at Hello Galena! Also featured is art by the late Zelma Clark.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:34 AM
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:33 AM
    GALENA–On Saturday, Aug. 19 at 2 p.m., Galena Public Library will screen the documentary film “Tribal Justice” and host a discussion.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:32 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The Summer Organ Concert series at Sinsinawa Mound features Scott Montgomery at 7 p.m., Aug. 9.
  • Sinsinawa to host Ryan landscape paintings
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:30 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Art Gallery will host the paintings of artist Michael S. Ryan in “Tenalach” (Irish word for deep connection with nature) Aug. 3 to Oct. 1.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:28 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Public Library is now accepting registrations for its wellness day, set for Saturday, Aug. 26.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:25 AM
    GALENA–As hard as it is to believe, summer is already over half over and soon, the leaves will be changing colors and falling off and farmers will be spending long hours in the fields harvesting the crops.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:24 AM

    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society (NIAS) is making plans for a series of activities in the next month.

  • Anniversary: The Spurrs
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:20 AM

    Neil and Bernadette Spurr, Galena, will observe their 50th wedding anniversary on Aug. 5.

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