• Tuesday, December 06, 2016 2:07 PM
    HANOVER–The Hanover Fire Auxiliary will be holding a “Breakfast with Santa” at the Hanover Township Hall, Saturday, Dec. 10.
  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:26 AM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Alzheimer’s Association is offering free community education on research and the hope for effective treatments for anyone with an interest in caring for people with Alzheimer’s and related diseases at Mercy Medical Center’s first-floor cafeteria conference Room, on Friday, Dec. 9, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

  • Puppets will tell story of Jesus’ birth
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:24 AM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Audience members will be invited to sing along to a few of their favorite Christmas carols this holiday season when the Fever River Puppeteers present the marionette nativity story “It Came to Pass.”

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:16 AM

    ELIZABETH–Eight organizations from Jo Daviess, Carroll and Stephenson counties formed a co-op fundraiser, the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing.

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:11 AM
    FREEPORT–The Illinois Arts Council Agency has awarded the Freeport Art Museum $4,365 through the Community Arts Access re-granting program.
  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:10 AM
    SCALES MOUND–On Nov. 21, the Red Cross collected 44 units of blood product at the Scales Mound drive.
  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:05 AM

    GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church will once again offer the people of the tri-states its yearly star show about the birth of Jesus Christ.

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:17 AM

    GALENA–Midwest Medical Center will host a community blood drive from 2:30 to 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20 inside the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Donor Bus.

  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:16 AM
  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 10:15 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters are planning a series of services in celebration of Christmas.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 6:06 PM

    GALENA–Galena’s annual United Churches of Galena free Christmas concert is Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at St. Michael Church on Bench Street.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 6:04 PM
  • Monday, November 28, 2016 6:00 PM

    STOCKTON–The Northwest Illinois Forestry Association (NIFA) will meet on Monday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Stockton Public Library, 140 West Benton St. The board will begin to construct next year’s agenda of events and meetings with input from members and the public.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:57 PM
    ELIZABETH–Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive, agricultural business can be challenging.
  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:49 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Winter Marketplace (farmers’ market) continues on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Turner Hall.

  • Date set for JDCF owl prowl
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:39 PM

    GALENA–Join JDCF staff for an evening owl-prowl hike at Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. 

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:34 PM

    GALENA–Galena Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Dec. 4 to benefit the Salvation Army.

  • Sterger, Stodden attend national convention
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:24 PM

    Ashley Sterger and Angela Stodden from United Country Heartland Realty of Galena attended the national convention in early November of the National Association of Realtors.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:22 PM

    GALENA–The monthly meeting of Northwest Illinois Retired Police Officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday Dec. 14, in the Grant Room of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor.

  • First Birthday - Dominick David Hernandez
    Monday, November 28, 2016 4:55 PM

    Dominick David Hernandez, son of Fortino and Amy Hernandez, Galena, celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 23.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 4:54 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sister Marie Virginia Walters, OP, shares hundreds of humorous true stories told by Sinsinawa Dominican sisters through the years with her new book, “In Good Humor: Lighter Moments from Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters.”

  • CTE students to participate in art show
    Monday, November 28, 2016 4:43 PM

    The Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Educational (CTE) Academy National Art Honor Society (NAHS) announces its seventh annual gallery show at the Freeport Art Museum.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 4:40 PM
  • Homemade makes gift giving simple
    Monday, November 28, 2016 4:20 PM
    Thanks to DIY websites such as Pinterest and Etsy, Mason jar mania is still as popular as ever. 
  • Monday, November 28, 2016 4:20 PM

    ELIZABETH–Extension is gearing up for the holidays by offering a series of hands-on programs that the whole family can come and enjoy.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:36 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Tri-State Choral Society will present its winter concert, “Magnify!” in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa Mound at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 17.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:28 PM

    GALENA–On Tuesday evenings through Advent St. Matthew Lutheran Church will offer and host Advent worship services at 7 p.m.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:28 PM
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:27 PM
    GALENA–For those who would like a few moments of quiet space to give thanks between cooking the turkey and driving “over the river and through the woods,” Grace Episcopal Church will hold its Thanksgiving service at 9:30 a.m., on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24.
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:25 PM
    GALENA–Galena Clinic and Pieces of the Past Puzzles are co-sponsoring a free event for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer’s and their care partners, as well as those who worry about memory problems. 
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:20 PM
    HANOVER–Back Street Players is bringing back another performance that will be sure to warm your heart this holiday season. 
  • Jazz trio performs at DeSoto
    Monday, November 21, 2016 5:12 PM
    GALENA–The John Erickson Jazz Trio will be returning to the DeSoto House Hotel, Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3.
  • Top artist
    Monday, November 21, 2016 5:08 PM

    GALENA–Taylor Adrian, a Galena High school senior, had her artwork selected for the Illinois Art Educators Traveling Student Show.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:06 PM
  • Get some exercise and benefit the food pantry
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:43 PM

    GALENA–If you’re planning on overeating on Thanksgiving and will be in need of exercise. . .or if you want to help others as part of your Thanksgiving traditions. . .or if you believe in the mission of the Galena Food Pantry, this is your chance to accomplish one or all of these goals.

  • First Birthday - Alice Rae Rogers
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:38 PM

    Alice Rae Rogers, daughter of Derek and Heide Rogers, Scales Mound, celebrated her first birthday on Nov. 18.

  • Hello World - Kasin Ron Lyden
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:36 PM

    Sept. 23–Boy, Kasin Ron Lyden, born to Dustin and Traci Lyden, Galena.

  • Grace Episcopal Church continues relationship with South Sudan parish
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:33 PM

    GALENA–Steve Dowe, chef and owner of Perry Street Brasserie and Grace Episcopal Church’s contact with Glory Parish in South Sudan, hosted a charity luncheon in honor of the visit by the Rt. Dr. Joseph Garang Atem Zorial, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Renk in South Sudan.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 3:52 PM
    GALENA–Five homeowners in The Galena Territory invite the public to tour their decorated private homes during this year’s Galena Territory Holiday Housewalk. 
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 3:50 PM

    HANOVER–On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the mobile foot-care clinic will be at its Hanover office.

  • Groezinger lands spot with Phi Theta Kappa
    Monday, November 14, 2016 5:05 PM
    FREEPORT–Drew Groezinger, Stockton, was one of nine Highland Community College students inducted into the college’s chapter of the international honor society, Phi Theta Kappa.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 5:04 PM
    GALENA–The United Churches of Galena will host a Thanksgiving Eve Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 127 S. High St., on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 5:01 PM
    GALENA–St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its third meeting in Bally Hall on Monday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:54 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Public Library will host two adult programs on Saturday, Nov. 19.

  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:43 PM
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:41 PM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive in the Scales Mound School cafeteria on Nov. 21 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:40 PM

    FREEPORT–Join the Extension for the Beef Cow/Calf Meeting where Travis Meteer, Extension educator, will discuss winter management strategies for cow/calf operations and share information from the latest research being conducted by the University of Illinois.

  • Watch your speed
    Monday, November 14, 2016 4:25 PM
    You might have noticed the new speed detection device recently purchased by the City of Galena.
  • Hanover bazaar marks 50 years
    Monday, November 14, 2016 4:23 PM
    HANOVER–Fifty years ago, Mary Donahoe, a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hanover, had an idea.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:22 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts final Songwriters Showcase for 2016 will be at 7 p.m., Thursday Nov. 17, featuring Scott Stieber, Rick Harris and Don Greenwood, hosted by Lenny Wayne and L.A. Suess.

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