• Monday, January 09, 2017 7:01 PM

    ELIZABETH–The writing is on the wall.

  • Monday, January 09, 2017 7:00 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Rotary Roundtable “Water–We’re All In The Same Boat,” is set for Jan. 10-11 at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa. 
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    GALENA–Galena Superintendent Greg Herbst had a message for the Galena School Board during its meeting Thursday, Jan. 5.

  • Sharing a sense of community
    Monday, January 09, 2017 6:30 PM

    GALENA–A little over three years ago, Ken Van Horn’s wife passed away.

  • Monday, January 09, 2017 6:24 PM
    WOODBINE–The new Community Foundation of Jo Daviess County will hold its second educational meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at Woodbine Bend Golf Course.
  • Damon Heim joins Illinois Bank & Trust board
    Monday, January 09, 2017 6:22 PM

    GALENA–Illinois Bank & Trust announces the addition of Galena native and real estate broker Damon Heim to its board of directors.

  • Monday, January 09, 2017 6:21 PM

    GALENA–Residents are urged to test homes for radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer in the U.S.

  • Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau earns honors
    Monday, January 09, 2017 5:52 PM

    CHICAGO–The Jo Daviess County Farm Bureau was recognized for its achievements during the 102nd annual meeting of the Illinois Farm Bureau held in Chicago, Dec. 3-7.

  • Monday, January 09, 2017 5:49 PM
    GALENA–At first glance, preliminary numbers for Galena and Jo Daviess County’s 2016 hotel/motel tax collection appear to have mostly remained stagnant, with a slight decline.
  • Monday, January 09, 2017 5:39 PM
    In the Dec. 21 edition of the Gazette, Emma Riedl was misidentified in the listing of Illinois State Scholars. 
  • Monday, January 09, 2017 5:38 PM

    ELIZABETH–The annual membership meeting of the Elizabeth Area Chamber of Commerce will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. at The Welcome Inn.

  • New business on Main Street
    Monday, January 09, 2017 5:35 PM

    GALENA–Creative Expressions has opened its doors to the public and is one of the newest businesses on Main Street.

  • Monday, January 09, 2017 5:25 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess County Soil & Water Conservation District will be holding elections for two directors on Feb. 7 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its office in Elizabeth.
  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 10:01 AM

    GALENA–2017 marks the 50th year the Galena High School Band will march in the Chicago St. Patrick’s Day parade.

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:59 AM

    GALENA–Air and water. . .human beings need them both unpolluted from mining runoff, industrial or agricultural runoff, sewer system breakdowns or casual discards of household drugs, prescriptions, or other contaminated materials requiring special handling.

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:55 AM

    GALENA–If there’s enough snow on the ground, the deer population in the city of Galena can expect a helicopter count at some point this winter.

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:52 AM

    STOCKTON–Irvin Ronald Lawfer, 82, passed away on Dec. 18, after a lifetime of service to his county, state and country.

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:49 AM

    GALENA–Dan Mennenoh believes that 2017 will be the year he becomes American Airlines best friend.

  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:39 AM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board of Health will meet Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the health department in Galena. 
  • ‘Windy Day’
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:25 AM
    ELIZABETH–About a year ago, when Mark and Diane Turczynski had the wind turbine on their rural Elizabeth property removed, there remained a lonely concrete pad.
  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 9:09 AM

    EAST DUBUQUE–There are two contested races and two uncontested races for the city council in East Dubuque.

  • St. Mary’s Christmas Pageant turns 20
    Tuesday, January 03, 2017 8:45 AM
    GALENA– In the past 20 years, many little angels and shepherds have set foot in St. Mary’s Catholic Church. 
  • Tuesday, January 03, 2017 8:35 AM

    GALENA–Due to the holiday, the Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all you can eat monthly breakfast on Sunday, Jan. 8.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 10:03 AM

    GALENA–Xavier Anderson, 28, Galena, had two felony counts dismissed by the state on Tuesday, Dec. 20.

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    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board approved spending $56,080 to replace a bank of 18 servers during its regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 13.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:40 AM

    GALENA–Galena Middle School fifth through eighth graders serenaded residents at Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:39 AM
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    EAST DUBUQUE–Tori Lindeman, superintendent, presented her quarterly report to the East Dubuque School Board during its regular meeting Tuesday, Dec. 20.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:34 AM

    GALENA–After the consolidated election of April 4, the Galena City Council meetings will see no change. None of the seats up for election are contested.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:32 AM

    JO DAVIESS COUNTY– There are several contested school board races in the Tuesday, April 4 consolidated election.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:31 AM

    WINNEBAGO–Thames Management Resources will help entrepreneurs in Jo Daviess, Whiteside and Carroll counties grow their businesses profitably through a partnership with the Tri-County Economic Development Alliance (TCEDA).

  • Shop with a Cop
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016 9:28 AM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office held its Shop with a Cop event again this year. 
  • Vacation rentals approved
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016 8:49 AM

    GALENA–The City of Galena’s Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved five special use permit applications for vacation rentals during its regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 14.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 8:48 AM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board voted to approve the 2016 tax levy during its regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 19.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 8:46 AM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School Board recognized Zach Stadel and Jacob Winslow for their selection as Illinois State Scholars during its regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 19.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 8:42 AM

    GALENA–For the Galena School Board, the jury’s still out on the recent exercise that utilized the analytical hierarchy process to rank the district’s four building options.

  • Tuesday, December 27, 2016 8:41 AM
    SCALES MOUND–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. 
  • Monday, December 19, 2016 5:13 PM
    WOODBINE–The Community Foundation of Jo Daviess County will hold its second informational meeting for community members, community organizations, financial and legal advisors, and all other interested Jo Daviess County residents from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, at Woodbine Bend Golf Course and Restaurant, 3500 E Center Rd, Stockton.
  • Monday, December 19, 2016 5:12 PM

    The Gazette has early deadlines the next two weeks because of the holiday season.

  • Monday, December 19, 2016 5:10 PM

    GALENA–After three-and-a-half hours of discussion over the eight criteria established the week before, the Galena School Board Thursday, Dec. 15 found that it is Option D–a one building solution–that ranks highest among board members with a rating of 53.28 percent.

  • Monday, December 19, 2016 5:07 PM
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    GALENA–Three Galena High School students were recognized for their award-winning Voice of Democracy essays by Galena Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2665 on Tuesday, Dec. 13.
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