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  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 2:05 PM

    GALENA–An evening of culinary fun is coming to Galena with the Taste of Home Cooking School on Thursday, May 7.

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  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:55 PM

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the opening of Blanding Landing Recreation Area on May 8.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:53 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Property–selling it and building it–attracted a lot of attention from East Dubuque City Council members on Monday, April 20.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:44 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Three local companies–Earl Thompson Masonry, Norm Davis Construction and Petsche Decorating, Inc.–were recognized recently for their work in four historic preservation projects in the city of Dubuque.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:41 PM

    After opening on March 1, the Midwest Health Clinic of Elizabeth held an open house on April 24 for Jo Daviess County residents to go inside and check it out.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:40 PM

    GALENA–On Saturday, May 9, Galena letter carriers will participate in the Letter Carrier Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:38 PM

    During the April 20 River Ridge School Board meeting, Superintendent Brad Albrecht gave an update on a Thomson Correctional Facility marketing campaign spearheaded by the villages of Elizabeth and Hanover.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:50 AM

    BENTON, Wis.–Benton Bible Church will host a community blood drive from 3-6 p.m., Wednesday, May 13.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:33 AM
    GALENA–The annual Rotary Club of Galena Derby Glitz and Auction will be held this Saturday, May 2 at the Galena Convention Center. 
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    GALENA–Tom Nack, a Galena attorney, former school board member and father of two, wants the Galena School Board to take immediate action to address overcrowding at Galena Primary School.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:46 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–When Kevin Chase became a Boy Scout, he met a couple of Eagle Scouts. 
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:34 AM

    GALENA–The Galena School Board has new leadership.

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:04 AM

    An archaeological survey conducted on one of the newest Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation’s properties determined that people have been living in the Apple River Valley for 11,000 years.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:27 PM
    GALENA–Sometimes there’s no better way to share lessons of kindness and empathy for others than by walking in the shoes of others. 
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  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:06 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 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 12:42 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 12:33 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 11:28 AM

    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.

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