GALENA–Members of the Galena City Council unanimously approved a resolution “supporting the protection of the health, safety and economic well-being of local citizens from the potential impact of crude oil and other highly flammable materials rail traffic” during their Monday, March 23 meeting.
GALENA–Susan and Donald Steffan overheard snippets of conversation at the table behind them at the Log Cabin, just as most folks do at restaurants.
A plan to dissolve the Galena/Jo Daviess Convention & Visitors Bureau and VisitGalena.org to form a new destination marketing organization is picking up steam with 17 county leadership groups signing resolutions of support.
GALENA–April 9 marks the 150th anniversary of Gen. Robert E. Lee’s surrender to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Va.
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Democratic Organization will have its regular meeting on Monday, April 6 at 7 p.m. at the West Galena Town Hall on Gear Street.
GALENA–Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti spoke to a packed house at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa during the annual Jo Daviess Republican Party Lincoln Day event Saturday, March 28.
GALENA–April marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. A symbolic “welcome home” dinner is being planned for Vietnam and all other veterans.
GALENA–The informal monthly meeting of northwest Illinois retired police officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 8, in the Grant Room of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor, Galena.
GALENA–The question written on the index card asked about the first thing he did when he got home from the war.
HANOVER–During a March 19 River Ridge School Board special meeting, the board approved the building addition project with contingency in the amount of $1.55 million.
GALENA–Scott Lee Arnold, 65, was arrested on March 25 and charged with public indecency for exposing himself.
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.
Lincoln inaugurated for second term, Grant arrives in Virginia
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.
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 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.
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.
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–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.