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.
GALENA–There are a lot of unknowns as the Galena City Council moves forward in the 2015-16 budget process.
EAST DUBUQUE–Without fanfare, the East Dubuque City Council approved its budget for the fiscal year starting May 1.
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department announced that Infant Immunization Week is April 18-25.
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.
ELIZABETH–Come June 30, the Jo Daviess Carroll Area Vocational Center (AVC) will become the Jo Daviess Carroll Career and Technical Education (CTE) Academy.
Blaum Bros. Distilling Co. released its special edition bourbon on April 11 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War.
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.
The April 7 Jo Daviess County consolidated election saw a voter turnout of 16.38 percent participation with 2,590 votes cast.
Bridge unveiling Saturday
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.
Jo Daviess County Judge William Kelly has now dismissed all charges filed by former county Jo Daviess County Public Health Administrator Nancy Lewis.
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.
Scales Mound School superintendent Steve Bianchetta will be retiring as of June 30.
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.
Arlene Groezinger, Stockton, is a new member of the American Angus Association, headquartered in Saint Joseph, Mo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Terry Heim, managing broker/owner of Coldwell Banker Network Realty announces that Laura Nelson has joined his organization as a broker.
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.
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.
Surrenders at Appomattox, Lincoln is assassinated
GALENA–Caitlin Kennedy is a little girl with a big heart.
GALENA–Louis “Shorty” Schoenfeld graduated high school in 1944 and immediately enlisted in the United States Navy.
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–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.