• Monday, April 24, 2017 5:23 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The city of East Dubuque will be flushing hydrants during the week of May 1 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. inside the city limits.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:23 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation announces that it is teaming up with Twin Ponds Research Farm in Elizabeth and Murphy’s Gardens in Galena to host its first native plant sale this spring.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:22 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Q Casino is announcing four May shows. Performing at 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 are John Cafferty, of the Beaver Brown Band, Michael ‘Tunes’ Antunes, Randall Hall, formerly of Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Stephanie V.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:21 PM
    60,000 copies strong, the spring/summer edition of The Galenian is out now!
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:20 PM
    GALENA–The Boy Scouts are coming to town for the annual Blackhawk Council U.S. Grant Pilgrimage.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:18 PM

    GALENA–General Grant’s Homefront Civil War Celebration will take place at Depot Park on Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:12 PM

    GALENA–“Phasing” was a catch phrase leading up to the failed April 4 referendum, and now the Galena School Board has to sort out exactly what a phased approach to school facilities’ improvements is going to look like. 

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:09 PM

    GALENA–Numerous organizations came together on Wednesday, April 19, at Turner Hall to celebrate Earth Day.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:08 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will once again produce an old time radio mystery/comedy, “After The Thin Man” at 7 p.m. on April 27, 28 and 29 and at 2 p.m. on April 30. 

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 5:07 PM

    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–In honor of National Volunteer Week, the Jo Daviess County Health Department is recognizing the following Jo Daviess County Medical Reserve Corps members for dedicated service to the county: Michael Connors, Carmen Ferguson, Bernece Hill, Michael Koeller, Susan Lipnick, Nancy McMenamin, Paul McMenamin, John Meyerhofer, Peg Murphy, Nikki Chamberlain-Pham, Duc Pham, Hendrica Regez, Brent Riemer, Carol Risinger, Joann Robinson, Walter Schaefer, Elaine Schlichting and Shirley Toepfer.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:58 PM

    GALENA–For the most part, Charissa McAuliff had a good life growing up in the Philippines. 

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:54 PM
  • 25 years of ministry in Galena
    Monday, April 24, 2017 4:53 PM
    GALENA–When the Rev. Jim McCrea was growing up, he either wanted to be a writer or a helicopter pilot. 
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:52 PM

    ELIZABETH–The village of Elizabeth will publicly kick off a broad-based economic development campaign on Saturday, April 29 with the addition of a new video on its website, the first of four videos produced to highlight community assets to “Grow Elizabeth.” 

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:50 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–After two hours of deliberation in closed session, the East Dubuque School Board approved Superintendent Tori Lindeman’s recommendation to dismiss the district’s food service director.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:49 PM

    GALENA–The Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) is on the clock.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:49 PM
    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–You know the importance of car seats, baby gates and other ways to keep them safe.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:48 PM

    GALENA–With work progressing on the joint Galena Foundation and city of Galena work at Grant Park, the city’s Grant Park committee turned its attention to an approaching fund-raising push. 

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:47 PM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School Greenhouse will be open to the public beginning Friday, May 5. 

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:46 PM

    The Elizabeth-Stockton-Hanover Business Expo will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Elizabeth Municipal Gym in Elizabeth. 

  • Scales Mound places third at Ag Mechanics CDE
    Monday, April 24, 2017 4:31 PM
    On Monday, April 10, the Scales Mound FFA Chapter competed in the Section 1 Ag Mechanics Career Development Event. 
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:30 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Police Department would like to notify the residents of a phone scam we have received information on.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:29 PM
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:29 PM

    HANOVER–In honor of its 25th year, Backstreet Players, is bringing back its first play, “Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie. 

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:23 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with a burglary investigation.

  • Monday, April 24, 2017 4:21 PM
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:24 PM
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:21 PM
    GALENA–Each Friday afternoon, 29-year-old Wes Randecker spends an hour-and-a-half volunteering in Marlys Strube’s reading classroom at Galena Primary School.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:19 PM
    GALENA–A new home for the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society museum is moving closer to reality.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:18 PM
    GALENA–During a special school board meeting Tuesday, April 11, newly-elected members of the Galena School Board, Mike Einsweiler and Nikki Frank, had the chance to learn a little more about what their new roles will entail.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:17 PM
    GALENA–The Galena River Watershed-Based Planning Committee of the League of Women Voters meets monthly to address water resource management issues in the Galena River watershed. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:15 PM
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:13 PM
    GALENA–Students of the Northwest Academy were on hand at the Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve on Wednesday, April 12 to witness the culmination of a project they began with the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) back in the fall of 2014.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:01 PM
    GALENA–Coming home has a special meaning for veterans, especially those who have served during times of war.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:00 PM
    GALENA–The Zoning Board of Appeals approved of a plan that would allow for the construction of a new building at the Blaum Brothers Distillery location at 9380 U.S. 20 West.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:52 PM
    GALENA–Galena High School will host a community blood drive for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, May 3 at Galena High School.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:44 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council issued a new Class C liquor license at its Monday, April 3 meeting.
  • Health department hosts engagement dinner
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:38 PM
    THE GALENA TERRITORY–The Jo Daviess County Health Department hosted a community engagement dinner on Wednesday, April 5, at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.
  • Happy 195th Birthday, U.S. Grant!
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:26 PM
    GALENA–If Ulysses S. Grant were blessed with unusually long life, he’d be 195 years old this year.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:25 PM
     GALENA–For 51 Sundays of the year visitors are welcome to sit in the pew at the Galena United Methodist Church once occupied by the Ulysses S. Grant family.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:18 PM
    GALENA–With the decision last week by the Galena City Council not to adopt the proposed Welcome City resolution, some in the community questioned what that decision would mean for the immigrant community in terms of immigration enforcement.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:13 PM
    GALENA–It was love that brought Carola Connor from her native Germany to the United States in April 1965.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:11 PM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council approved the 2017-18 operating budget on Monday, April 10.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:10 PM
     GALENA–Join Chris Evans, University of Illinois Forestry Extension and research specialist, for a discussion on invasive plant species.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:09 PM
    GALENA–The city of Galena will be holding early registration for American Red Cross swim lessons on Wednesday, May 3 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:08 PM
    In the article on the extension to the Galena River Bike Trail in last week’s Gazette, it indicated the new portion of the trail will run from Galena Junction to Aiken. 
  • Loeffelholz appointed trust officer at First Community Bank of Galena
    Monday, April 17, 2017 3:57 PM
    GALENA–Brittany Loeffelholz has joined the trust department of First Community Bank of Galena as trust officer.
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:12 AM
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:11 AM
    On the April 13 episode, “Small Town Big Deal” TV show co-hosts Rodney Miller and Jann Carl will feature Galena which was the winner of the show’s Shop on Main contest of Best Small Towns in America.
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017 9:11 AM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council, by a 5-2 vote on Monday, April 10, denied the proposed Welcome City resolution, ending more than a month of debate on a topic that’s proven controversial.
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