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  • ‘Where the Honeybees Thrive’
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:01 AM
    GALENA–It was during Heather Swan’s childhood in Galena that she really became aware of her connection to the natural world.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:58 AM
    GALENA–Bob “Boomer” Buman will never forget Nov. 15, 1972.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:54 AM
    GALENA–The 1937 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, You Can’t Take It with You by George Kaufman and Moss Hart, is snaking its way up to Turner Hall this weekend in the Galena High School (GHS) Drama Club’s rendition of the hilarious three-act comedy.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:47 AM
    GALENA–It’s time to hit the toy aisles!
  • US Bank names market president
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:46 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–US Bank in Dubuque has named Dean Wilgenbusch as market president for the Dubuque and Galena markets.
  • ‘Boomerang Bags’ at Piggly Wiggly
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:25 AM
    GALENA–Shoppers at Tammy’s Piggly Wiggly in Galena who forget to bring their own reusable bags can now borrow free “Boomerang Bags” from a stand near the checkout lanes.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:09 PM
    GALENA–The purchase of a .99-acre parcel of land is official.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:08 PM
    GALENA–It’s back to the drawing board in the search for a Spanish teacher at Galena High School.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:07 PM
    GALENA–The Galena School Board gave the go-ahead for a $23,980 band-aid to the Galena Primary School roof during the monthly business meeting Tuesday, Nov. 7.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:06 PM
    Raise your glass to a good time at the 33rd annual Galena Cellars’ Nouveau Wine Weekend!
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:05 PM
    GALENA–The United Churches of Galena Food Pantry holiday distribution dates for November and December differ from its normal schedule.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:03 PM
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:01 PM
    GALENA–As a service to the community, the city of Galena offers a monthly collection of television and computer monitors on the last Friday of every month.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:16 PM
    ELIZABETH–Members of the Friendship Quilt Guild honored 20 local veterans by presenting Quilts of Valor on Monday, Nov. 6 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:14 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Army Major Clayton Degenhardt remembers where he was on 9/11.
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  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:03 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts celebrates the holidays with the live radio play “Miracle on 34th Street,” a heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940s era radio broadcast, staged with vintage-styled commercials, period costumes and the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:54 AM
    GALENA–Treadmills, ellipticals, stationary and recumbent bikes, a rowing machine, free weights and weight machines to cover every muscle group–Galena Fitness has it all.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:01 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Steeped in history, the 150-year-old Shipping Association building in Scales Mound opened its doors to the public on Sunday, Oct. 29, for the Dylan Doyle Band.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:59 AM
    GALENA–Just in time for the holidays, The Workshop in Galena is launching Galena Boxes, a new program that gives Workshop consumers jobs while at the same time helping to promote Galena.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:57 AM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council approved hiring a grant writing service during its Monday, Oct. 23, meeting.
  • Generosity to local food pantries
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:55 AM
    SCHAPVILLE–Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Schapville recently reached out to seven food pantries in Jo Daviess County by giving each one a check for $600.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:34 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Eighty years ago, a library came to East Dubuque.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:33 PM
    GALENA–The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Galena was presented with a 2016 Country Inns & Suites President’s Award.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:31 PM
    GALENA–Yard waste open burn dates for the city of Galena will be Nov. 11 through Nov. 19.
  • Man sentenced to 36 years for sexual assault
    Monday, November 06, 2017 5:30 PM
    GALENA–A plea arrangement was completed for a Stockton man charged with rape.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:29 PM
    GALENA–The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Post 2665 will be conducting their annual distribution of the Buddy Poppy this weekend, Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, at various locations. 
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:26 PM
    Communities all throughout Jo Daviess County are planning Veterans Day observances this week.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:18 PM
    GALENA–Pam Ehrler has loved horses for as long as she can remember.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:01 PM
    APPLETON, Wis.–Book World announced that a liquidation sale is underway at each Book World store location, including the one on Main Street in Galena. 
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:38 PM
    WOODBINE–Large predators are making a return to the Midwest, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) is preparing for the populations of grey wolves, black bears and cougars to continue to increase in Illinois, said Doug Dufford, IDNR program manager.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:38 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The city of East Dubuque will be flushing hydrants within the city limits the week of Nov. 13-17.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:37 PM
    SAVANNA–National Association of Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Palisades Chapter 604 will hold its next luncheon and meeting on Thursday, Nov. 16 at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna at noon.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:37 PM
    GALENA–Crossroads Community Church will host Celebrate Recovery on Tuesday, Nov. 14, beginning at 6 p.m.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:29 PM
    GALENA–The Blackhawk Area Railroad Coalition (BARC) will meet at noon, Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Galena City Hall.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 4:28 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Historic Preservation Commission approved applicant Larry Aschebrook to demolish an addition at 624 Spring St.
  • Students work together to support teacher
    Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:18 AM
    ELIZABETH–At the start of the 2017-2018 school year, Kathleen Speaker, the law enforcement and criminal justice instructor at the Jo Daviess-Carroll Career and Technical Education Academy (CTE) in Elizabeth, was diagnosed with cancer.
  • Extra protection: Vests for K-9s
    Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:16 AM
    GALENA–Crow and Basco are busy dogs.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:11 AM
    GALENA– Greater Galena Marketing, Inc.’s (GGMI) board of directors changed a policy during its meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26, in response to the dismissal of Colin Sanderson, appointed director from Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:06 AM
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 11:00 AM
    Joan Klaus is all smiles as she sits in the Courtyard Restaurant at the DeSoto House Hotel.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:57 AM
  • Kraft named United Way director
    Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:39 AM
    FREEPORT–The United Way of Northwest Illinois announced that Connie Kraft is the organization’s new executive director after a thorough and lengthy search process by the board’s executive search committee.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:30 AM
    GALENA–Cougars, wolves and bears have all been spotted in Illinois over the past few years.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:29 AM
    GALENA–A blood drive is set for Tuesday, Nov. 7 from 1-6 pm. at the Galena Ramada.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:20 AM
    GALENA–The Illinois Office of Tourism announced that domestic and international travel expenditures reached $37.9 billion in 2016, a $571 million increase from 2015.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:16 AM
    GALENA–On Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m., the Jo Daviess County Board of Health will hold a regularly scheduled meeting in the conference room of the Jo Daviess County Health Department in Galena.
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017 10:13 AM
    GALENA–Sometimes community involvement runs in the family, and several members–past and present–of the Galena Fire Department are proof.
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