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  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:29 PM
    GALENA–It’s not every day a local athlete gets international recognition.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:23 PM
    GALENA–While 8-year-old Loran Ahmedi’s physical heart is failing, his heart of courage is beating stronger than ever, said Charlie Ahmedi, Loran’s father and owner of Charlie’s Place in Hanover.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:22 PM
    GALENA–On Friday, Sept. 22, the Galena Clinic will be offering mental health first-aid training at 939 Galena Square Drive, Galena.
  • Adult entertainment for ED?
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:21 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The bombshell announcement came near the end of the East Dubuque City Council meeting: Council Member Adam Arling wants adult entertainment to return to East Dubuque.
  • Jo-Carroll Energy sprays Stagecoach Trail
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:20 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Conspicuous patches of brown, dead vegetation were seen along Stagecoach Trail during the week of July 24.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:15 PM
    ELIZABETH–When Kat Speaker, the law enforcement and criminal justice instructor at the Jo Daviess-Carroll Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy in Elizabeth, thinks outside the box for an activity that might inspire her students, she nails it.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:10 PM
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:03 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound junior Isaac Stadel is thinking from a more global perspective after spending a week this summer in Malawi, Africa.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:59 PM
    GALENA–James Wright has never forgotten his hometown of Galena, the people he knew here and the experiences that shaped his life.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:58 PM
    GALENA–The Zoning Board of Appeals approved a development permit for a new construction with metal siding during its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 9.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:57 PM
    GALENA–On Friday, Aug. 18, the Galena primary, middle and high school students will be back in school.
  • East Dubuque files eminent domain
    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:56 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque City Attorney Terry Kurt filed an eminent domain complaint of condemnation against James Runde, property owner of 198 Sinsinawa Ave., East Dubuque Savings Bank, East Dubuque Public Library, and unknown owners.
  • Removing hazardous tree
    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:48 PM
    GALENA–A dead American elm tree, located at 505 Meeker St., was removed by Lyons Logging and Tree Care of Dubuque, Iowa, on Aug. 10.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:45 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board has approved terminating Katherine Walker, executive director of the county’s suspended Galena/Jo Daviess Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), due to a lack of work, during its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 8.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:44 PM
    GALENA–Midwest Medical Center will host a community blood drive from 2:30-5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 22 inside the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center donor bus.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:29 PM
    GALENA–The 141 Galena High School students enrolled in Spanish I, II, III and IV classes will spend at least the first semester of the school year learning online through courses offered through the Illinois Virtual School.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:28 PM
    GALENA–Government access encompasses two different but related parts: open meetings and public information.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:25 PM
    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio–An explosion near his quarters while he was deployed to Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on Nov. 12, 2016, set Senior Airman Joshua O’Sullivan into motion.
  • Tuesday, August 08, 2017 10:35 AM
    GALENA–A juried outdoor show of art and fine crafts will welcome artists and artisans to the grounds of the Old Market House State Historic Site in downtown Galena, Saturday, Aug. 12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 08, 2017 10:33 AM
    GALENA–This weekend brings the inaugural season of the RiverSong Music Festival.
  • Tuesday, August 08, 2017 10:17 AM
    During the past several weeks, The Galena Gazette has dedicated pages of this newspaper to tell the stories of local immigrants.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:13 PM
    HANOVER–John Brinkmeier, Brinkmeier Insurance, Hanover has recently completed the mandatory training to become a trainer for the Beverage Alcohol Seller Server Education Training (BASSET).
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:10 PM
    GALENA–There wasn’t a vote, but it was very clear that the majority of members of the Galena School Board don’t support an application to the state for a tuition waiver for non-residential children of full-time district employees.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:03 PM
    GALENA–Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs visited Galena Wednesday, Aug. 2 to meet with county treasurers at a statewide convention held at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.
  • Trek of a lifetime
    Monday, August 07, 2017 8:03 PM
    When Cara Price turned 50 last summer, she decided she really wanted to ride more and treat herself to a horse trek every year.

  • HCC Foundation director, Berberet, set to retire
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:52 PM
    FREEPORT– James Berberet, Highland Community College Foundation executive director for the past six years, will be retiring from his position.
  • Poston named  Airman of the Year
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:43 PM
    GALENA–Amanda (Peters) Poston, a Galena High School graduate who resides in Bichester, Oxfordshire, England, was named Airman of the Year for her squadron at Croughton Royal Air Force Base, England.
  • Medical phenomenon
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:40 PM
    Nicklas Kale battled chronic intestinal problems, anemia, rashes and malnourishment since birth.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:38 PM
    GALENA–Since 1985, high waters have forced the Galena floodgates closed six times.
  • Karst presentation set for Aug. 15
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:32 PM
    GALENA–Scientists from the Illinois Geological, Water and Natural History Surveys (part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) have been conducting focused studies on the hydrogeology of Jo Daviess County, and their work is documented in a recently published circular entitled Karst of the Driftless Area of Jo Daviess County.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:31 PM
    GALENA–Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa will hold its fall job fair on Thursday, Aug. 17, in search of qualified applicants to bring on board for this fall season.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:31 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department and Jo Daviess County Emergency Management Agency are currently working on creating a Community Organization Active in Disaster (COAD).
  • Senior resources are crucial
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:29 PM
    HANOVER–It is no secret that Jo Daviess County is an aging county.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:27 PM
    GALENA–An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Ramada Galena.
  • GHS alum earns $10,000 physics scholarship
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:25 PM
    According to Isaac Newton’s first law of motion, an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:23 PM
    GALENA–Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney John Hay released a report on Wednesday, Aug. 2, that ruled a Stockton police officer was justified in his use of lethal force against Troy Boyle, who was unarmed.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:29 AM
    Flash floods and heavy rains caused Galena to close its flood gates for the first time in six years on Saturday, July 22.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:28 AM
    GALENA–The Galena School Board hired Brett Noble as athletic director during a special meeting on Tuesday, July 25.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:26 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Fire Department has canceled its charity golf tournament scheduled for Aug. 11.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:23 AM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council upheld an appeal to demolish a house on Gear Street during its Monday, July 24 meeting.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:12 AM
    GALENA–Cody Berry, 21, was sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, during court proceedings on Thursday, July 27, for his role in a fatal traffic accident.
  • Riverview Center to offer Intuitive Art Painting Workshop for Survivors of Domestic Violence
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:10 AM
    GALENA–The Riverview Center, along with local artist Jan Ketza, will offer an Intuitive Art Painting Workshop to Survivors of Domestic Violence on Thursday, August 10, 6-9 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:09 AM
    GALENA–Greater Galena Marketing Inc. (GGMI) Board of Directors approved of a website and domain name during its Tuesday, July 25 meeting.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:08 AM
    GALENA–Galena’s deer committee met on Wednesday, July 26, to revisit the results of a deer survey.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:07 AM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board of Health will be meeting Aug. 2 at 7 p.m., in the department’s Galena conference room.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:04 AM
    GALENA–Nine-year-old Violet Doyle is having quite the growing up experience.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 11:01 AM
    An East Dubuque landmark, the Frentress Homestead, was razed to the ground the week of July 17.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:52 AM
    GALENA–In the wake of 9/11, President George W. Bush began promoting volunteerism across the nation–instructing everyone to support their country–thus the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) was founded.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:51 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–On Saturday, Aug. 5, the East Dubuque Lion’s Club will be celebrating its 30th year of Auctions for Scholarships.
  • Tuesday, August 01, 2017 10:50 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess County Retired Teachers Association will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Elizabeth.
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