ELIZABETH–The sixth Jo Daviess County Apple-Plum Watershed Plan meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday April 8 in Room 139 of the Elizabeth Municipal Building.
GALENA–American Legion Post 193 in Galena holds its meetings the third Tuesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at 100 S. Main St.
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Galena resident and Peace Corps volunteer, Barbara Macy, will present “The Toughest Job You’ll Ever Love: The Peace Corps” at the Galena Public Library on Tuesday, March 31 at 6 p.m.
For the first time since the March 5 derailment, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway allowed members of the press to visit the site located 300 yards south of the Galena River.
The Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau will be voting whether or not to support a proposed singular voice plan at its next meeting.
GALENA–Registration forms are now available at the following participating Jo Daviess County banks for the Rotary Club of Galena’s 28th annual “Seniors Day In the Country” event to be held on Wednesday, April 15.
Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17) is currently accepting summer semester internship applications for her offices in Rock Island, Peoria, Rockford and Washington, D.C.
GALENA–As the new general manager at Stoney Creek Inn in Galena, Katie Wienen is excited to provide customers some “outrageous service,” service that goes above and beyond what anyone might expect.
GALENA–As the Galena School Board prepares to conduct public input sessions over the coming weeks and months on school facilities options, the board is planning to meet again in special session Tuesday, March 31 to plan what the input sessions will look like.
GALENA–Galena’s popular Wine Lovers’ Weekend will take place March 27-29.
GALENA–After about 20 minutes in closed session Monday, March 9, the Galena City Council, by a 6-1 vote, rescinded the termination of former Galena Police officer Don Barklow.
GALENA–The Thursday, March 5 Burlington Northern Santa Fe train derailment and resulting explosions, just a short distance from the city limits, was on the mind of a few Galena residents who urged city officials to take action before another disaster takes place.
After several months of presentations, a plan that would created a single Jo Daviess County marketing entity is gaining support from area leadership organizations.
GALENA–The Galena School Board will engage the public about school facilities plans.
Chief Randy Beadle said previous training with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway helped Galena volunteer firefighters know what to expect after the March 5 crude oil train derailment.
GALENA–Women in Illinois Politics is the theme for the Saturday, March 28 Lincoln Day luncheon, hosted by the Jo Daviess County Republican Central Committee, in the ballroom at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.
ROCKFORD–For the second year the Catholic Diocese of Rockford is inviting people to come to confession during its “Be Reconciled” initiative set for Wednesday, March 25.
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department will be holding an immunization clinic from 1-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24 at its Galena office.
DUBUQUE, Iowa–Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. moved up eight spots, from 74th to 66th, on Accounting Today’s list of the Top 100 CPA firms in the United States.
ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth community blood drive will take place Tuesday, March 31 from 12:30 -5:30 p.m., at the Elizabeth Community Building.
SAN ANTONIO–The United States Army promoted Elizabeth E. Painter to the rank of lieutenant colonel Jan. 29 during a ceremony at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC).
EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council made quick work of its Tuesday, March 3 agenda.
ELIZABETH–Area citizens are invited to participate in the upcoming super recycling event collection set for Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elizabeth Community Building.
GALENA–The Galena Winter Farmers Market is seeking vendors with produce or plants for the last market day of the season, April 8.
GALENA–Residents at Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community are enjoying a little pampering in their new “spa-like” surroundings in the facility’s two newly renovated shower suites.
GALENA–The Galena Area Emergency Medical Services (EMS) District is asking the Jo Daviess County Board to consider establishing a Special Service Area, which would function like a taxing district, to provide funding to help defray expenses.
After ten days, the Environmental Protection Agency continues to find no traces of crude oil in either the Galena River or the Mississippi River after the March 5 derailment of a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway oil train.
The next meeting of the VisitGalena.org Board of Directors is 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 17 at the Old Market House State Historic Site.
SPRINGFIELD–Gov. Bruce Rauner has named Rep. Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) to the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform.