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  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:34 PM
  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:30 PM

    Shirley Johnson

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:24 PM

    FREEPORT–The submission deadline for the 23rd annual Prairie Wind art and literary magazine has been extended to March 12, at 5 p.m.

  • Marsh artwork to be on display at Chestnut
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 1:21 PM
    GALENA–Diann Marsh will be the Galena Artists’ Guild featured artist on display at Chestnut Mountain Resort for the next two months. 
  • Arts center to hold program on making blocks
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:20 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will sponsor a workshop for children ages 8-12 on Saturday, March 7, from 10 to noon, led by Galena Territory resident Karen Galer.

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:19 PM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s 42nd season of Summerset Theatre will be auditioning for “Mary Poppins” (adults age 18 and older) from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 28 and for youth (ages 9-15) from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 11 at the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:18 PM

    The Bell Tower Theater is planning another series of theater classes this spring for children ranging from preschool to sixth grade.

  • Hello World - Blake Reed Virtue
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:15 PM

    Blake Reed Virtue

  • Hello World - Grayson Richard Chapman
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:11 PM

    Grayson Richard Chapman

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:10 PM

    Colin Earl Berning

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:09 PM


  • Wedding - Bockelman-Berman
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 12:06 PM


  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:56 AM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is seeking high school girls entering grades 10 and higher, for its Camp CEO program this summer. 
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:55 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Planetary Studies Foundation Earth and Space Science Museum will be having summer programs this year for children ages 7-12. 
  • Hanover VFW awards winners
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:53 AM
    HANOVER–The Hanover VFW Ladies Auxiliary recently sponsored a patriotism essay contest for students in sixth, seventh and eighth grade at River Ridge. 
  • Alex Peebles receives NWTF scholarship
    Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:52 AM
    Galena High School senior Alex Peebles is the recipient of the Jo Daviess County Longbeards 2015 academic scholarship. 
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:49 AM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College employees were recognized for their years of service on Jan. 8. 
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:49 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Elks Lodge is sponsoring scholarships for students majoring in nursing or vocational education. 
  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:48 AM

    WARREN–Family T.I.E.S. and Warren Preschool will be offering free screenings on March 31 and April 1 for all children who will turn three years of age on or before Sept. 1.

  • Tuesday, March 03, 2015 11:42 AM

    Three Jo Daviess County high schools took the top four honors at regional competition for the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) Academic Challenge held at Highland Community College on Thursday, Feb. 5.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:01 PM
    Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans is an event that most of us want to experience at least once in our lifetimes. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:05 PM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s Clarence Mitchell Library announces several upcoming events for its Friday Forum series and workshops, which will be held in the library, located on the second floor of the Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center on the Highland campus.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:02 PM

    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Historical Society invites the general public to help celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the end of the American Civil War at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 9, with a special program to be held in the upstairs hall of the Planetary Studies Foundation at 115 N. Main St., Elizabeth.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:01 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Ever wish you were rich enough to build a hospital? 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:59 PM
    GALENA–It’s the time of the year when avid gardeners begin planning summer gardens and starting seeds indoors. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:54 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Historical Society will hold its 13th annual Trivia Challenge on Saturday, March 21, at the Elizabeth Community Building at 7 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:36 PM

    FREEPORT–Writers from high school to 100-plus-years-old are invited to join the Freeport Writers group which meets at the Freeport Library once a week.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:35 PM
  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:04 PM

    Rita Brown

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:03 PM
    GALENA–Grace Episcopal Church will conduct a “Quiet Day” on Saturday, March 7. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:59 AM
    GALENA–Galena Miners Lodge will be holding its next breakfast on Sunday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to noon. 
  • Felting workshop set for March 9
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:57 AM

    At 6 p.m., Monday, March 9, Larissa Distler will teach a needle felting workshop for beginners at the Galena Center for the Arts.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:56 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Make a gourd clock at Sinsinawa Mound on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:55 AM

    Elena L. Fitzsimmons

  • Hello World
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:52 AM
    Mackenzie Jewel Knautz 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:41 AM
  • Musical honors
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:39 AM

    GALENA–Galena High School musicians have taken the stage recently for some impressive performances locally and at the state level.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:27 AM

    GALENA–Women, men and children in more than 170 countries and regions, including Galena, will celebrate World Day of Prayer, Friday, March 6.

  • ‘Coal boy’ general
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:13 AM
    GALENA–Life was hard for 18-year-old John Rawlins in 1849. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:38 AM

    PEARL CITY–Pearl City Elevator, Inc, is again sponsoring two scholarships.

  • Rosenbaum captures geography bee
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:36 AM
    HANOVER–Seventh grader Nick Rosenbaum captured first-place honors at the River Ridge Geography Bee on Jan. 21. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:00 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The annual Mass to commemorate the death of Venerable Samuel Mazzuchelli, OP, will be held at St. Patrick Church, Benton, Wis., at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:59 AM

    ELIZABETH–The Winter Weekend Workshops at Apple River Fort State Historic Site continue Feb. 21, 1-3 p.m., with a look at the crude and often dangerous medicine available to settlers on the 1830s frontier.

  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:55 AM

    Teresa Hannaman

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:50 AM
    GALENA–The United Churches of Galena will offer a Lenten service of Taizé prayer on Monday, February 23 at Grace Episcopal Church, Galena. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:50 AM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College has recognized staff member Vicki Schulz of Stockton with an Excellence Award. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:46 AM

    STOCKTON–The Wills Family, long-time residents and philanthropic members of the area, have established a scholarship program for Jo Daviess County residents through the family trust.

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:45 AM
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:39 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Biblical women of the Passion narratives will be brought to life at Sinsinawa Mound’s Lenten Retreat: “Women of the Passion,” March 5-6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, by Sister Mary Ellen O’Dea, OP, a lifelong student of the Scriptures.

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