• 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.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 12:31 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–UnityPoint Health Finley Health Foundation and the Finley Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association announce 2016 scholarship applications will be available on Feb. 1 for individuals pursuing a degree in the nursing field.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:37 AM

    GALENA–In an era when political campaigns work hard to highlight the differences between people, it is heartwarming to find examples of people with differing traditions who actually choose to work together in spite of their distinctive convictions.

  • Engagement - Schoenhard-Hesselbacher
    Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:35 AM


  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:35 AM

    Emery Lou Pickel

  • Hello World - Gage Charles and Aubree Patrice Brant
    Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:33 AM

    Gage Charles and Aubree Patrice Brant

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:32 AM
    FREEPORT–Girl Scout troops in Jo Daviess County east of Galena are busy taking cookie orders before the first phase of the 2016 Girl Scout cookie program, which ends Jan. 29.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:30 AM
    GALENA–The Book of Revelation is feared by some, dismissed by others and a mystery to almost everyone.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:28 AM
    GALENA–The Friends of Galena Public Library suggest you consider donating your books for its annual pre-owned book sale.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:15 AM
    FREEPORT–For generations the Highland Community College Cougar mascot has been entertaining fans and students at athletic events and other College-related activities.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:14 AM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College 47th District Juried Art Exhibit will be accepting work to be on display in the Highland Gallery on Thursday, Feb. 4, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the west hallway of the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:11 AM

    WARREN–Do you enjoy reminiscing and listening to music from the 1950s, 60s and 70s?

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:10 AM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–St. Francis de Sales Council of Catholic Women will host a bottomless bowl soup and sandwich supper on Wednesday, Feb. 3 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the church in Hazel Green.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:08 AM

    STOCKTON–Volunteer Hospice of Northwest Illinois is making plans for two training programs.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:07 AM

    ELIZABETH–On Saturday, Jan. 30, join authors Terry Swails and his wife Carolyn Wettstone for a book signing at the Planetary Studies Foundation Earth and Space Science Museum, Elizabeth, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:05 AM

    ELIZABETH–Countless people have been fascinated on sky watching by viewing the wonders of the night sky through their first scope; many others have had their initial enthusiasm for astronomy severely dampened by their first telescope–particularly if they didn’t know how to properly use it, and any initial pleasure soon turns to frustration.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:04 AM
    FREEPORT–The Northwest Audubon Society is planning two February programs.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:56 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Dominican Sister Toni Harris, OP, will present “Our Global Sisterhood: Dominican Women Living Dominic’s Dream” from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 at Sinsinawa Mound.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:54 AM

     SINSINAWA, Wis.–The Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters will host the Rev. Timothy Radcliffe, OP, for a lecture, “Acting and Reflecting: A Dominican Pattern for the 21st Century,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, at Sinsinawa Mound.

  • Elizabeth library receives Libri grant
    Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:52 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Libri Foundation has awarded a Books for Children Program grant to the Elizabeth Township Public Library.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:51 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Festival of the Performing Arts (GFPA) has received a grant of $2,500 from US Bank to support the 2016 concert series.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:39 AM

    ELIZABETH–The University of Illinois Extension Office in Elizabeth announces the availability of several scholarships: Ralph and Katherine Norris Scholarship, Floyd and Alice Bale Scholarship, Ron and Jamie Girot Scholarship, Dairy Herd Improvement Scholarship, Home and Community Education Scholarship and the Dalgarn Family Scholarship.

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:36 AM
    Often through customer requests and purchases I notice a trend at my shop.
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:35 AM

    GALENA–The 12th annual Galena ARC Father-Daughter Dance will be held at Galena Middle School on Sunday, Feb. 14 from 6-8 p.m.

  • JDCF plans night hike and cross country ski event
    Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:34 AM
    The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) invites you to bundle up and bring the whole family for an outdoor adventure!
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2016 10:31 AM
    GALENA–Downtown Galena brings Bourbon Street to the Midwest with a fun-packed Mardi Gras weekend full of music, festivities and beads.
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016 11:12 AM

    GALENA–Where can you go when your child needs help with his or her homework and you can’t afford to pay for a private tutor?

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