• Monday, February 27, 2017 5:11 PM

    GALENA–Carla (Furlong) Sertle can still remember her freshman year of high school, when all the band members and Pirettes were called into the gym at Galena High School. 

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 5:10 PM

    GALENA–A meeting to organize and train burn team participants for the spring prescribed fire season will be held this year in The Galena Territory Owners’ Club Lounge, Saturday March 18. 

  • JDCF to feature prairie burns
    Monday, February 27, 2017 5:08 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) invites the public to two upcoming events exploring and celebrating “fire on the prairie.” 

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 5:05 PM
    GALENA–The Galena High School scholastic bowl team placed second in a field of 12 teams at the Illinois Masonic Academic Bowl sectional tournament at Morrison High School on Feb. 18. 
  • Monday, February 27, 2017 5:03 PM
    GALENA–After Lewis Hillard retired from Tri-State Travel, the company he founded in 1939 with his brother, Jim, he’d occasionally stop by the Galena office.
  • Monday, February 27, 2017 5:02 PM

    The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) announces that Apple River residents and life-long advocates for the natural world, John and Barbara Rutherford, have received the 2017 Nancy Hamill Winter Conservation Leadership Award.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 5:01 PM

    GALENA–The Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) board of directors approved language changes in the proposed services contract during its meeting on Thursday, Feb. 24.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:59 PM

    GALENA–With the April 4 referendum approaching, the Galena School Board decided Tuesday, Feb. 21 to allow Superintendent Greg Herbst to reopen discussions about the purchase of a piece of property contiguous to the middle school campus and to direct Herbst to accelerate the planning and design phases for the Galena Middle School additions. 

  • McCartin joins United Country-Heartland Realty
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:52 PM

    GALENA–Ana McCartin, licensed IllinoisRealtor, has recently joined the United Country–Heartland Realty, Inc., sales team.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:50 PM

    Thirty-nine sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade East Dubuque music students competed in 56 events at the Illinois Grade School Music Association on Feb. 18 in Lanark.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:39 PM

    GALENA–Two Jo Daviess County Health Department meetings will be held Wednesday, March 1.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:32 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School Board discussed results of a survey regarding schedule preferences during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:31 PM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School Board approved changes to its drivers’ education program during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:30 PM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved purchase of two 71-passenger diesel buses during its meeting on Monday, Feb. 21.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:29 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque native Marla Quinn received approval from the East Dubuque School Board on Tuesday, Feb. 21 for a new summer program.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:28 PM
    HANOVER–River Ridge School District is offering free preschool screenings on March 20-21.
  • Country Financial honors Joe Miller
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:27 PM

    GALENA–Country Financial representative Joe Miller of Galena has earned a position on the insurance group’s distinguished All American team for the 24th time.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:24 PM

    GALENA–The District IV Illinois Grade School Music Association Solo & Ensemble Festival was held on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Eastland Junior High.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:18 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.–Fortune magazine named U.S. Bancorp the world’s most admired superregional bank, for the seventh consecutive year.

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:16 AM
    GALENA–U.S. Bank awarded grants totaling $7,500 during 2016.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 5:07 PM
    GALENA–A constant challenge for law enforcement agencies is keeping pace with technology. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 5:05 PM
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 5:02 PM
    GALENA–The lease between the city of Galena and Deb Malone from Fever River Outfitters is on hold.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 5:00 PM
    GALENA TERRITORY–The Prairie Enthusiasts will be holding its 30th annual conference and banquet on Saturday, March 4, at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:59 PM
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:57 PM
    GALENA–When it comes to flushable wipes, what you see is not always what you get.
  • Eagle tours
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:45 PM
    Beginning in mid-February, volunteers from JDCF will be hosting the annual eagle watching tours at the Lost Mound Unit of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge just north of Savanna.
  • TCEDA sets date for annual meeting that will feature guest speaker Carmen Rossi
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:44 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Tri-County Economic Development Alliance (TCEDA) will be hosting its 2017 annual luncheon meeting at Timmerman’s Supper Club, East Dubuque, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 16.   
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:24 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board approved language changes in the proposed Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) contract during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:22 PM
    GALENA TERRITORY–Firefighters from the Scales Mound Fire Protection District responded to a fire in a first floor men’s bathroom at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa on Thursday, Feb. 16.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:11 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound School District will be holding its 2017-2018 Preschool screening on March 2-3. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:08 PM
    GALENA–At the January Galena River Watershed-based Planning Committee meeting, Scott Tompkins of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency presented on water quality, non-point source (NPS) pollution impairments and the nine required elements for watershed-based plan development using Section 319 funding resources.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:06 PM
    GALENA–An American Red Cross blood drive is planned for Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:03 PM
    GALENA–This year’s World Day of Prayer service will be held on Friday, March 3 at noon at Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 513 S. Bench St., Galena.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 3:50 PM
    GALENA–Members of the Jo Daviess County Board discussed term limits during the meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 3:47 PM
    GALENA–When Alden Kuntz, a sophomore at Wahlert Catholic High School in Dubuque, Iowa, got a letter in the mail recruiting him for a summer trip to Australia to compete with Down Under Sports in a track event, his mom, Maria, knew he needed to go.
  • Republican Lincoln Day dinner
    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:33 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Republican Central Committee hosted a Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 18 at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 6:08 PM
    GALENA–The 13th annual ARC father-daughter dance will be held at Galena Middle School, Sunday, Feb. 19 from 6-8 p.m.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 6:07 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Bridal Fair will take place Saturday, Feb. 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Galena Convention Center, 900 Galena Square Dr. This is a chance to meet face-to-face with wedding experts.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 6:05 PM
    GALENA–A fire erupted at 614 S. Prospect St. on Sunday morning, Feb. 12.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 6:04 PM
    GALENA–Timothy Fosnow, 56, Warren, agreed to a plea arrangement during court proceedings on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 6:01 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque’s liquor ordinance will be getting some unexpected attention.   
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:57 PM
    GALENA–Members of the Galena School Board got a glimpse at what a new 7-12 building and additions to Galena Middle School could look like during a committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, Feb. 7.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:55 PM
    LENA–Josh Jerry, Shullsburg, Wis., chief of police, asked participants a question that underscored the gravity of training exercises at Galena High School on Thursday, Feb. 9.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:52 PM
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:50 PM
    SCHAPVILLE–Bob Stark stands ready, ladle in hand.
  • Art project spans borders
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:46 PM

    SCALES MOUND–There are some aspiring artists in Karen Kelly’s eighth grade social studies class at Scales Mound School.

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:35 PM
    GALENA–Snack crackers, chick peas, raisins, cucumber and barbecue sauce.
  • Vault collapses
    Monday, February 13, 2017 5:13 PM

    GALENA–A vault of unknown age and purpose collapsed on Saturday, Jan. 28, on the property of the Miller and Steinke Funeral Home at 235 S. Bench St.

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:12 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess County Soil & Water Conservation District announces results from its Feb. 7 board election.   
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