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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:24 PM

    GALENA–After meeting in closed session Monday, April 13, members of the Galena City Council approved the hiring of two new city employees.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:23 PM

    A Galena man was sentenced to 180 days in the Jo Daviess County Jail after pleading guilty to a felony charge of failing to register as a sex offender.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:22 PM has declined a Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau invitation to hold a joint meeting between members of both boards.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:15 PM

    Jo Daviess County is set to receive $5,582 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:04 PM

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:26 PM
    SPRINGFIELD–The Illinois Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers and agrichemical facilities to save their empty agrichemical containers.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:25 PM

    GALENA–With many new exhibitors and a keynote speaker to end the day, the 18th annual Galena Earth Day Fest at Turner Hall on Wednesday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., is packed full of exciting things to do and learn.

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  • Hope Foundation provides Stockton couple grant
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:14 PM
    STOCKTON–The Hope Foundation recently provided a grant of $1,500 to help Joe Dvorak of Stockton build an accessible ramp allowing him access in and out of his home.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:06 PM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:06 PM

    GALENA–As a high school student, Mary Timpe Robsman remembers leading Burlington Tours in Galena, climbing aboard a bus at the U.S. Grant Home on Bouthillier Street and sharing with visitors all sorts of interesting historical facts about Galena as they made their way around town.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:42 PM
    In an April 13 meeting, the Jo Daviess County Board approved the partial funding of a billboard inviting Thomson Correctional Facility workers to consider Elizabeth and Hanover as options for residency.
  • Together again, remembering
    Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:33 PM

    GALENA–There was a lot of reminiscing going on Thursday, April 9 as World War II shipmates Herb Kane, from Waterloo, Iowa, and Leonard Beetstra, from Harvard, met up to share lunch and memories at Durty Gurt’s in Galena, the half-way point for the two men who served together in the South Pacific decades ago.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:45 PM

    GALENA– Area youth will come together to exhibit and perform their art at the Youth Art Festival on Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chestnut Mountain Resort.

  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 12:28 PM

    Civil War battles coming to Galena

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:22 PM

    GALENA–A judge ruled in favor of the City of Galena in a lawsuit alleging that the city used architect Greg Stauder’s designs to apply for a state-funded grant.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:20 PM

    GALENA–There are a lot of unknowns as the Galena City Council moves forward in the 2015-16 budget process.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:14 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Without fanfare, the East Dubuque City Council approved its budget for the fiscal year starting May 1.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:13 PM
    GALENA–AARP will be conducting a smart driving class in Galena on April 22-23 at St. Matthew Lutheran.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:11 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department announced that Infant Immunization Week is April 18-25.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:15 PM

    ELIZABETH–Come June 30, the Jo Daviess Carroll Area Vocational Center (AVC) will become the Jo Daviess Carroll Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:13 PM
    ELIZABETH–Jo-Carroll Energy will hold its annual meeting of members on Saturday, April 18 in Geneseo.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1:05 PM

    River Ridge School’s American history students will be traveling to Springfield in May to compete in a statewide Illinois Historic Preservation Agency competition with their historical documentaries.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:25 AM

    GALENA–The numbers are staggering when it comes to the costs incurred for personnel and equipment in the aftermath of the March 5 Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) train derailment south of Galena.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 10:46 AM

    Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. released its special edition bourbon on April 11 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 10:20 AM

    The April 7 Jo Daviess County consolidated election saw a voter turnout of 16.38 percent participation with 2,590 votes cast.

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015 10:12 AM

    Bridge unveiling Saturday

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:20 PM

    GALENA–Following his March 25 arrest for public indecency in downtown Galena, Shullsburg, Wis., resident Scott Lee Arnold missed his April 2 court date because he’s serving a scheduled jail sentence in Grant County, Wis., for previous arrests.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:19 PM
    GALENA–The Galena School Board continues to tweak its plans for community information sessions.
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:16 PM

    Jo Daviess County Judge William Kelly has now dismissed all charges filed by former county Jo Daviess County Public Health Administrator Nancy Lewis.

  • Questers focus on keeping history alive
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:12 PM

    GALENA–For several years now, the Galena Belle Questers have made it their mission to help people know who Congressman Elihu Washburne was and the important role he played in history.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 2:11 PM

    Scales Mound School superintendent Steve Bianchetta will be retiring as of June 30.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:55 PM

    GALENA–After several months of discussion about a plan that would create a singular destination marketing organization, the Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau met to vote on their support.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:49 PM

    Arlene Groezinger, Stockton, is a new member of the American Angus Association, headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:44 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Area Land Enthusiasts (GALE)–in conjunction with the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation and the city of Galena–is planning a prescribed burn at Galena Gateway Park on Tuesday, April 14.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:43 PM

    GALENA–The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will install lane closures, weather permitting, on U.S. 20/Ill. 84 from Franklin Street to Industrial Avenue in the city of Galena.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:39 PM

    SAVANNA–NARFE (National Association of Active & Retired Federal Employees) Palisades Chapter will hold its monthly luncheon and meeting at noon on Thursday, April 16 at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 1:34 PM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College will be holding a public meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10 about expanding its advanced manufacturing programs.
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  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:32 AM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department will be holding an immunization clinic from 1-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21 at its Galena office.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:30 AM

    Terry Heim, managing broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Network Realty announces that Laura Nelson has joined his organization as a broker.

  • Stockton Chamber of Commerce receives equipment and supplies from VisitGalena
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 11:28 AM

    STOCKTON–Continuing its mission to forge regional alliances, VisitGalena recently contributed office equipment and supplies to the Stockton Chamber of Commerce following a recent Team Galena-Jo Daviess County meeting.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:44 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Education Foundation announces it is in receipt of a bequest from the Melvin Young estate of $105,000.
  • Radins purchase Goldmoor
    Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:40 AM
    GALENA–The Goldmoor Inn, 9001 N. Sand Hill Road, has been acquired by Slobo and Birgit Radin, a couple whose careers each span 25 years in the global hospitality industry.
  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:22 AM

    GALENA–From her wedding day in May 1952 until this past November, Darlene Scharpf called Rice Township home. It was there that she raised her son, farmed alongside her husband and was actively involved in township happenings.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 9:38 AM

    Surrenders at Appomattox, Lincoln is assassinated

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 9:32 AM

    GALENA–Caitlin Kennedy is a little girl with a big heart.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 9:13 AM

    GALENA–Louis “Shorty” Schoenfeld graduated high school in 1944 and immediately enlisted in the United States Navy.

  • Tuesday, April 07, 2015 9:11 AM
    GALENA–A year-and-a-half ago, Ryan Patterson was a different person.
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