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  • Embrace a southern Thanksgiving
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:31 AM
    There’s a reason why you often find southern-style Thanksgivings recipes in so many food magazines.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:04 AM
    GALENA–The Hills Unit of the Jo Daviess County Association of Home and Community Education (HCE) met at the home of Bev Kern on Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:03 AM
    SAVANNA–The Bridge Celebration Planners, a group of citizens recently chosen by the mayors of Savanna and Sabula to plan and direct bridge related celebration events, would like to engage area artists to develop a design concept for a bridge dedication plaque honoring Dale Gardner, a former NASA astronaut and Savanna High School graduate, and area veterans for whom the new Dale Gardner Veterans Memorial Bridge is named.
  • Ludwig selected as DAR honoree
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:00 AM
    GALENA–Elisabeth “Lisi” Ludwig, a Galena High School senior, was selected by the school’s faculty as this year’s nominee for the Jo Daviess National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Award.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:57 AM
  • Hello World: Bryson John and Veda Ann Bessert
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:56 AM
    Sept. 16–Twins, Bryson John and Veda Ann Bessert, born to Kyle and Kalli Bessert, Galena.
  • Laura Ingalls’ Christmas Memories Nov. 18
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:53 AM
    GALENA–Get ready for the holiday season by joining Laura Ingalls at the DeSoto House Hotel on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:52 AM
    FREEPORT–Take a step back in time to the 16th century, where English costumes and harmonious music herald in the Christmas season with the traditional concert with a capella carols.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:52 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Moms, daughters and other loved ones of all ages are invited to Sinsinawa Mound for the sixth annual Christmas tea celebration, “Mother/Daughter Christmas Nativi-Tea,” Saturday, Dec. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Songwriters Showcase features Dan Peart
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:51 AM
    GALENA–The Songwriters Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 16 at the Galena Center for the Arts celebrates three years of showcasing regional singer/songwriters.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:49 AM
    GALENA–The annual Christmas Concert of the United Churches of Galena has brought capacity crowds for years to St. Michael Catholic Church on Bench Street.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:46 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–A session to help those interested in developing a farm business plan is being held at Sinsinawa Mound from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:45 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Dancer and dance instructor Christine Miller will join the Thursday, Nov. 30 Memory Café from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Sinsinawa Mound.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:44 AM
    On Saturday, Nov. 18 at 8 a.m. Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will offer a field trip to the Mississippi River to observe migrating waterfowl.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:43 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Township Public Library is getting into the holiday spirit by asking people to come into the library to paint, color or animate a “hand” turkey and write a note about what they are thankful for. 
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:42 AM
    GALENA–St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its third meeting Nov. 6 in Bally Hall at 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:24 AM
    GALENA–The Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary Foundation’s annual Tree of Love ceremony and tree lighting will take place at Midwest Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:24 AM
    GALENA–The people of St. Matthew Lutheran Church invite all Galena residents and visitors to join them Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:02 PM
    GALENA–On Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m., the Galena Public Library will screen the documentary film “From Damascus to Chicago.”
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:02 PM
    GALENA–The members of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, held their monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Bally Hall at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:22 PM
    HANOVER–The annual All-Church Bazaar will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hanover Township Park District.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:20 PM
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:42 AM
    FREEPORT–“Life Choices: A Conversation,” a session addressing advance care planning and all the topics related to it, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Senior Activity Center, 216 E. Stephenson St., Freeport.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:02 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater’s holiday show is “Winter Wonderettes,” a holiday celebration featuring some favorite Christmas tunes.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:01 AM
    GALENA–Local author Karen Stockwell will hold a book signing at Book World in Galena from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:00 AM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College (HCC) Concert Band and Orchestra will hold a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 in the Fine Arts Theatre in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.

  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:59 AM
    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Rock Club’s holiday gem, jewelry, fossil and mineral show and sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12, at Highland Community College, Freeport.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:58 AM
    GALENA–Beginning Nov. 17, patrons at the Galena Public Library will be able to check out something unusual with their library cards.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:57 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Winter Marketplace (farmers’ market) is now open for the season.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:53 AM
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:52 AM
    FREEPORT–A Stockton High School graduate was the recipient on Oct. 19, of the Distinguished Alumni Award presented by the Highland Community College Foundation at the Freeport Club in Freeport.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:06 AM
    GALENA–Local author Karen Stockwell will hold a book signing at Book World in Galena from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:05 AM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College (HCC) Concert Band and Orchestra will hold a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 in the Fine Arts Theatre in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.

     
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:05 AM
    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Rock Club’s holiday gem, jewelry, fossil and mineral show and sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12, at Highland Community College, Freeport.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:04 AM

    GALENA–Beginning Nov. 17, patrons at the Galena Public Library will be able to check out something unusual with their library cards.

     
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:03 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Winter Marketplace (farmers’ market) is now open for the season.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:32 PM
    ELIZABETH–On Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Jo Daviess County Extension Office, 204 Vine St, Elizabeth, the University of Illinois Extension will hold a beef cattle update.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:16 PM
    HANOVER–Five Medicare Open Enrollment sessions planned by the Senior Resource Center in Jo Daviess County remain this fall.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:15 PM
  • Hello World: Zoey Noelle Bussan
    Monday, November 06, 2017 5:04 PM
    Oct. 27–Girl, Zoey Noelle Bussan, born to Brandon and Shannon Bussan, Elizabeth.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:02 PM
    HANOVER–The Hanover Township Library has placed the Hanover High School yearbook collection online.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:58 PM
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:57 PM
    GALENA–Look around you.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:56 PM
  • FFA members share ‘Ag in the Classroom’
    Monday, November 06, 2017 4:54 PM
    GALENA–On Oct. 18, Galena FFA members visited Galena Primary School to teach the third graders about agriculture.
  • Students spread kindness
    Monday, November 06, 2017 4:52 PM
    GALENA–As a part of the district-wide Kindness Day on Oct. 4, kindergarten through fourth grade students at Galena Primary School decorated “Kindness Rocks” for a quarterly celebration.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:51 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Are you looking for a way to help the people going into the holiday season? 
  • Scales Mound FFA at national convention
    Monday, November 06, 2017 4:50 PM
    SCALES MOUND–On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 19 Scales Mound FFA members left for the National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Ind. 
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:46 PM
    On Saturday, Dec. 9 from 9 a.m. to noon at the CTE Academy, 950 U.S. 20 Elizabeth, University of Illinois Extension will host an Everything Evergreen class.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:10 AM
    GALENA–On Saturday, Nov. 4, local author Chris Aldridge will be selling and signing his books at the Galena Public Library from noon to 2 pm.
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