When Petar Radocaj arrived in Galena for the first time in 2006, he walked from the bus stop at McDonald’s to the downtown area to find Fried Green Tomatoes, the restaurant at which he was set to work as part of the Summer Work Travel program.
Lilia Ann Heins
Millie Lou Wienen
Zink-Endress reunion Sunday, Aug. 9
Ivy Ruth Benson
GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation and the Planetary Studies Foundation invite the public to a night sky viewing event on Saturday, August 8 from 7-11 p.m., at Horseshoe Mound Preserve.
GALENA–Masina Pascal Ategou will return to the Galena Center for the Arts to teach a second togo dance class due to the success of the first class and requests for a second class.
FREEPORT–High school students, mentors, parents, school personnel and guests attended the end-of-the-year celebration of the 2014-2015 Highland Community College Servant Leadership Program on Sunday, April 26.
The Hill Unit of Jo Daviess County Association of Home, Community and Education (HCE), held its meeting on May 18.
STOCKTON–The 48th annual Willow Folk Music Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 8 and 9, at the Willow Church grounds, three miles east of Stockton on U.S. 20 to Willow Road, turn right and travel south six miles.
It’s tough to improve on the simplicity of summer-perfect corn on the cob slathered with butter and sprinkled with salt.
Recently appointed to fill a vacancy, rural Scales Mound resident Jennifer Vandigo is the newest member of the Scales Mound Board of Education.
FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Foundation’s Events and Auction Committee recently released the menu for Shindig V–“Woodstock,” to be held Aug. 15 in Freeport.
GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church invites community members who desire healing of body, mind or spirit to attend a special prayer service for healing Thursday, July 30, at 7 p.m.
Randecker reunion will be held Aug. 2
Lane Nicholas Vondran
Brody Steven Peterson
GALENA–Doctors, nurses, CNAs, office workers, maintenance persons, and others involved in keeping the community healthy through area hospitals, nursing homes and clinics are invited to a recognition event July 26 at 3 p.m.
After buying a second home on Dodge Street about four years ago, the Taylors always knew they’d someday move to Galena full time–but they never imagined it would be as soon of a move as it was.
DUBUQUE–Looking for a chance to act in an American masterpiece?
The Galena Public Library has plans for a number of adult events.