• Fatal hit-and-run case: Cory Rogers charged with felonies
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:30 PM

    GALENA–On Thursday, Sept. 29, Cory Rogers, 27, Scales Mound, was charged with one count failure to report an accident involving personal injury or death, a class 1 felony, and one count failure to report an accident involving personal injury or death, a class 4 felony, stemming from a hit-and-run accident on Sept. 17 resulting in the death of Alex M. Boelk, 17, Apple River.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 6:01 PM
    GALENA–Free admission will be offered to all patrons in appreciation of their ongoing support at the 10th annual Galena Oktoberfest, hosted by the Galena Lions Club
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:59 PM

    GALENA–After months of discussion on how to maximize the amount, the Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZAB) are about to be a done deal for the Galena School District. 

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:50 PM

    GALENA–Right around $11.5 million in repairs.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:49 PM
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:46 PM

    GALENA–The television show “Small Town Big Deal” visited Galena to film a segment about the historic town on Monday, Sept. 12.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:44 PM

    HANOVER–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) has acquired 160 acres just south of Hanover–the Oneota Preserve.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:41 PM
    Seventy-five people signed up for the grape stomp at the Galena Cellars & Vineyard Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the vineyard.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:39 PM

    STOCKTON–The Jo Daviess County Hazardous Material Response Team performed a drill simulating an herbicide spill on Saturday, Sept. 24.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:36 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Students in the East Dubuque School District will no longer take the ACT college assessment, said Darren Sirianni, junior and high school principal, at the East Dubuque School Board’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:35 PM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved the budget for the 2016-2017 school year at its regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 19.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:30 PM

    Galena Territory resident Kathy Rivera has been on a mission: stock the shelves at the Elizabeth Food Basket, the community’s food bank, to help feed community members in need.

  • A new role for Sister Kathleen Holland
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:26 PM
    GALENA–It’s Sister Kathleen Holland’s turn to shine.
  • Democrats plan candidate session
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:24 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess Democratic Central Committee will host a “Meet the Candidates” evening from 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the DeSoto House Hotel in Galena.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:23 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council made quick work of its agenda on Monday, Sept. 19. 

  • Running for city council?
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:20 PM

    GALENA–Petitions are now available at city hall for those interested in running for city of Galena elected office.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:17 PM

    GALENA–Galena Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 2. 

  • Learning to cope
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:17 PM

    GALENA–When talking about her health issues, Tara Harwick, a former Galena resident who now resides in St. Louis, Mo., said, “Some days I can’t even get out of bed, some days I feel great, every day is different.”

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:16 PM
    The Gazette would like to make a correction to the house explosion story on page 24 A.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:04 PM

    GALENA–VisitGalena is getting ready to launch a new marketing campaign on Thanksgiving weekend, according to Chris Hamilton, president and CEO, who shared details of the new campaign with the marketing committee Tuesday, Sept. 20.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:25 PM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School Board approved school and superintendent goals at its regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 19.

  • Filming begins on new Driftless region documentary
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:24 PM

    LACROSSE, Wis.–Producers of the Emmy Award-winning documentary film “Mysteries of the Driftless” are in the midst of the first of a series of stints of filming around the Driftless region for an upcoming feature-length film about the area, with the working title Decoding the Driftless.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:21 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Deer Committee heard a presentation from Bob Buman about methods to cull deer during the committee’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 21.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:20 PM

    STOCKTON–The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) announces that Dr. Stephen Petras received the association’s lifelong learning and service recognition on Saturday, July 16 in Boston, Mass.

  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016 9:31 AM

    GALENA–Dale Glick has spent the spring and summer cleaning and restoring headstones and the grounds at the Old City Cemetery in Galena.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 6:29 PM

    APPLE RIVER–Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left an Apple River teen dead.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 6:27 PM
    GALENA–Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery will celebrate the annual Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24 from noon to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 6:26 PM

    HANOVER–River Ridge’s homecoming week– “The Wildcats Save the Day”–kicks off Sept. 26 with fun and exciting events planned throughout the week. 

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 6:26 PM
    The finish time for Evelyn Ho-Wisniewski was incorrect in last week’s coverage of the Heroes for History Stair Challenge.
  • Good news for city
    Monday, September 19, 2016 5:39 PM

    GALENA–It’s good news all around for the city of Galena. 

  • Mallardfest 2016
    Monday, September 19, 2016 5:37 PM
    HANOVER–Every year, Mallardfest is combination of family reunion and celebration of community for the town of Hanover.
  • Food distribution
    Monday, September 19, 2016 5:32 PM

    GALENA–On Saturday, Sept. 10, approximately 40 volunteers from Crossroads Community Church, St. Mary’s and St. Michael’s Catholic churches, Lord of Love Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church, the Knights of Columbus and United Churches of Galena Food Pantry assisted six volunteers from the River Bend Food Bank, Davenport, Iowa, with the first mobile food pantry distribution in Galena.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:29 PM

    GALENA–Main Street business owners can breathe a sigh of relief.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:27 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) is applying for a renewal of its land trust accreditation, which recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever.
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:14 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board approved John Lang to take the empty seat of Steve Rutz, District 3 Dunleith III, for a term ending November 2018.
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:10 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board approved the most recent revised Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) contract at its regular meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 13, and will send the contract for review to the Galena City Council and the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) Board of Directors.

  • Music in the Park
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:46 PM
  • Galena man receives Naval promotion
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:38 PM

    GALENA–Chance Newcomer, Galena, has been promoted to petty officer second class and graduated from the Navy’s surface search and rescue school.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 4:31 PM
    Galena’s architecture and one of its most famous citizens, Elihu B. Washburne, will take center stage during the 49th annual Tour of Historic Galena Homes.
  • Unique story for stunning home
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:25 PM

    GALENA–Hezekiah Gear started from humble beginnings. Poverty and debt added to his struggle.

  • ‘A fine residence’
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:20 PM

    GALENA–Mike and Samantha Blaum and their children Elliot and Sabine are the fourth family to live in the Dawson House, the 115 year old home at 510 Park Ave., one of the historic properties featured on this year’s Tour of Historic Galena Homes.

  • From grocery store to lovely home
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:16 PM

    GALENA–It was while visiting Galena while they were dating that Mark and Carol Robinson took notice of the small town charm the community had to offer.

  • History on many levels
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:10 PM

    GALENA–On April 1, 1840, Elihu Washburne set foot on Galena soil, unaware of the significant events that would take place in his future and in his new home.

  • A day in jail
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:01 PM

    GALENA–The iconic red roofed building overlooking the city of Galena will make its return to the Tour of Historic Homes.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 3:57 PM
  • Historic home away from home
    Monday, September 19, 2016 3:45 PM

    GALENA–As guests enter the beautiful brick Italianate-style home and bed and breakfast at 1000 Third Street, they are greeted by namesake, Alice Snyder.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 3:41 PM

    GALENA–A proposed text amendment to create an ordinance to regulate short-term rental properties failed to receive approval from the Galena Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) during its regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14

  • ZBA examines split-parcel inns
    Monday, September 19, 2016 3:38 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Zoning Board of Appeals gave a negative opinion of a proposed split-parcel small inn during a non-binding feedback discussion during its regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

  • Jo Daviess Sheriff's Office investigating fatal hit-and-run accident
    Sunday, September 18, 2016 12:57 PM

    Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left an Apple River teen dead.

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 6:43 PM

    GALENA–It’s a week of blue and white fun as the Galena Pirates prepare for homecoming. 

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