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  • Monday, June 19, 2017 5:24 PM
    GALENA–On March 5, 2015, a Burlington Northern Sante Fe (BNSF) train consisting of 105 cars derailed south of Galena.
  • City seeks to mark crosswalk
    Monday, June 19, 2017 5:22 PM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council voted to submit an application to the Illinois Department of Transportation for approval to put a movable pedestrian crossing sign in the crosswalk at the intersection of Spring and Prospect streets during its meeting on Monday, June 12.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 5:20 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board voted to fast-track air conditioning unit repair for the Galena/Jo Daviess Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) during its Tuesday, June 13 meeting.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 5:12 PM
    GALENA–Did you know that, topographically, the average slope in Illinois is just 1.2 percent and that Jo Daviess County has the highest average slope at 11.4 percent, and that the average slope in the Galena River Watershed is even higher, 16.7 percent?
  • Country Fair awards $45,092 in grants
    Monday, June 19, 2017 5:09 PM
    GALENA–Jo Daviess County Country Fair Charities awarded $45,092.58 in grants, proceeds from the 2016 fair, to several local organizations during the annual grant awards night at the Galena Elks Lodge on Thursday, June 15.
  • Women’s luncheon: Re-scripting life and career
    Monday, June 19, 2017 5:05 PM
    GALENA–Life and career were the focus of the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce Network of Empowered Women’s panel luncheon Tuesday, June 13 at the DeSoto House Hotel.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:54 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department is reporting the first West-Nile-virus-positive-bird sample detected in the county for 2017.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:48 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board voted to suspend the Galena/Jo Daviess Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) indefinitely during its meeting on Tuesday, June 13.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:46 PM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council approved creating a new classification of liquor license during its meeting on Monday, June 12.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:45 PM
    GALENA–Midwest Medical Center will host a community blood drive from 2:30-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 27, inside Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center donor bus.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:43 PM
    GALENA–The United Churches of Galena Food Pantry announces that it has received a $10,750 grant from the Dubuque Racing Association to be spent on the purchase of canned and boxed food, meat, eggs and fresh produce.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:34 PM
    Some of Spain’s top exports include cars, refined petroleum, and, it would seem, high school juniors. 
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:32 PM
    GALENA–Thirty-five years ago, when Marge Hospodar asked Bonnie Cox, her children in tow in a stroller, if she’d consider becoming a member of the just-forming League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County, there is no way Cox ever would have guessed where her involvement with the organization would lead.
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:28 PM
    GALENA–Prairie Ridge of Galena is rising from the prairie. 
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:24 PM
    GALENA–Up until April of this year, Dr. Ann Cameron Williams says, she had never even considered running for public office. 
  • Monday, June 19, 2017 4:20 PM
    SCALES MOUND–When Rise Van Lent stepped off the airplane in Chicago in February 2007, it wasn’t the language or the cultural differences that offered the largest shock to her system. 
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:12 PM
    SCHAPVILLE–The tractors–more than two dozen of them–rolled out of the parking lot of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church on Saturday morning just after 9.
  • Sen. Bivins not running
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:10 PM
    On Monday, June 12, Tim Bivins announced he’s not running for another term as state senator of the 45th District.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 12:00 PM
    GALENA–The Hope Foundation of Jo Daviess County believes in collaboration and partnerships, public and private entities working together for the benefit of the whole.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:32 AM
    GALENA–There are parts of her story that Olga Sanchez would rather not remember.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:23 AM
    The Lemfco Foundry in downtown Galena has stood watch over the city for more than a century, with the Einsweiler family passing down ownership through the generations.
  • Tara Einsweiler joins Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 11:04 AM
    Caroline Ruhl, Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors, announces that Tara Einsweiler has joined its Galena office.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:57 AM
    GALENA–Joe Miller will never forget walking Galena’s Main Street with Jack Doyle as they searched for a store front for an insurance and real estate business.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:56 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The city of East Dubuque, at its May 31 council meeting, entered into a Tax Increment Financing deal with S & K Packaging Inc. and Stackis Hydraulic & Hose, Inc.
  • Big band concert
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:54 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Foundation announces its annual concert featuring Hunter Fuerste and his American Vintage Orchestra.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:50 AM
    GALENA–The Galena/Jo Daviess Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) Event Investment Program was again at the center of discussion for the CVB board during its May 30 meeting.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:39 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School District will be destroying the temporary records of the class of 2012 on June 30.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:37 AM
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:31 AM
    GALENA–There are many aspects of teaching that Galena High School English teacher Linda Howard will miss as she steps out of the classroom and into retirement.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 10:27 AM
    GALENA–Every once in a while, as Marty Petitgout cleans the desks in classrooms at Galena High School, he runs across something familiar.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 9:57 AM
    GALENA–Peter Gorham is a sculptor and words are his clay.
  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 9:47 AM
    GALENA–Kimberlee Kidwell, newly appointed University of Illinois Dean of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, visited Jo Daviess and Stephenson counties on Tuesday, June 6.
  • Tuesday, June 06, 2017 10:18 AM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department will hold two meetings on Wednesday, June 7 in the health department’s conference room, 9483 U.S. 20 West, Galena.
  • Local heroes recognized by Culver’s
    Monday, June 05, 2017 6:43 PM
    GALENA–Dave Hess, the Galena Fire Department and Jo Daviess County Sheriff’s Deputy Lisa Duerr are heroes.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 6:34 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department is looking for volunteers to join their Medical Reserve Corps.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:45 PM
    GALENA–Stephan Blackamore, 33, Galena, was arrested by Galena Police officers on Sunday, June 4.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:44 PM
    GALENA–Roughly one million visitors pass through Jo Daviess County annually, making tourism one of the primary industries in the county.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:40 PM
    GALENA–Jo Daviess County is known for its rolling hills, ravines and rivers, a picturesque landscape that is part of a larger geographical area known as the Driftless Area.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:37 PM
    GALENA–There’s a question that Carmela Cordero finds herself contemplating from time to time.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:34 PM
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:33 PM
    GALENA–Be a living witness to history at Greenwood Cemetery on Saturday and Sunday, June 10 and 11, with shows starting every 20 minutes from 2 to 4:30 p.m. for the annual Cemetery Walk, an event benefiting the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society.
  • Jo Daviess Mutual celebrates 130 years
    Monday, June 05, 2017 5:30 PM
    GALENA–Since 1887, America has endured two world wars, 32 leap years, and eight “Fast and Furious” movies.
  • Monday, June 05, 2017 5:23 PM
    GALENA–The creative community space at the Galena Center for the Arts is a whole lot more colorful, thanks to the recent addition of a mural, designed, drawn and painted by Galena fifth grade Girl Scout Troop 7270 for their Junior Bronze Award project.
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:08 AM
    GALENA–The Mississippi River is forever immortalized in Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” and has sparked countless dreams of traveling the iconic river.
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:05 AM
    Catching up with Dr. Richard Scheuring is a challenging task, especially if you’re taking notes.
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 11:02 AM
    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–Crisis management is how Jo Daviess County Engineer Steve Keeffer best describes the ongoing struggle to keep the county’s bridges operational.
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 10:57 AM
    GALENA–When Dorte Breckenridge visited the United States for the first time in late 1963, she was impressed by the friendliness of the people she met and the vastness of the country.
  • Tuesday, May 30, 2017 10:55 AM
  • Eagle Ridge GM joins TCEDA board
    Monday, May 29, 2017 4:19 PM
    The Tri-County Economic Development Alliance (TCEDA) announces that Thomas Ruhs, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa general manager, is now a member of the TCEDA Board.
  • New look at Main and Commerce
    Monday, May 29, 2017 4:10 PM
    GALENA–The City of Galena is giving the entrance to downtown a new look.
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