The Jo Daviess County Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, Aug. 13 for a proposed Special Service Area, which would function like a tax district and defray capital expenses for Galena EMS.
With a dwindling number of nurses, the Jo Daviess County Department of Health is trying to generate ideas on how to attract applicants to its home health care program.
Sponsored by Burlington Northern Santa Fe railway, six members of the Galena Volunteer Fire Department traveled to Pueblo, Colo. for a railroad hazardous material response training earlier this month.
GALENA–Galena High School junior Luc Pham had an eye-opening experience as he has experienced first hand the life of a journalist during a week at the Missouri Urban Journalism Workshop (MUJW) held at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.
GALENA–The Galena School Board will take up the issue of whether or not to hire a half-time or full-time vocal music instructor at their committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 5 p.m. in the Galena Middle School Library.
In a July 20 River Ridge School Board meeting, the board discussed keeping the 2015-2016 general student fee the same as the year prior.
GALENA–The informal monthly meeting of northwest Illinois retired police officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12, in the Grant Room of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor, Galena.
EAST DUBUQUE–Plan A for a new East Dubuque City Hall may be dead in the water, but a Plan B may be quickly developing.
GALENA–Registration for families in the Galena School District who have students returning for the 2015-2016 school year will be the same as last year which includes the option to pay electronically.
After realizing it has outgrown its historic Bench Street building, the ARC is looking into multiple options for relocating so its programs, and its children, can flourish.
ANKENY, Iowa– Galena Cellars received a gold and two bronze medals in the ninth annual Mid-American Wine Competition held at the Des Moines Area Community College campus, Ankeny, Iowa.
GALENA–The American Red Cross blood and platelet donors can now help save lives in less time by using the new Red Cross RapidPass online health history system.
GALENA–The Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Advisory Board recently expanded the size of the CVB Sales & Marketing Committee to 11 members.
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board voted unanimously to approve and support a request from Daniel Reed to expand the City of Freeport/Stephenson County Enterprise Zone to a location in Warren for the construction of a cheese plant.
EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School District isn’t giving up much information on the investigation that led to the superintendent being placed on paid administrative leave.
GALENA–After hearing funding options from the project contractor at a July 13 meeting, the Galena City Council again tabled a decision on a contract that would improve Park Avenue Street conditions.
GALENA–Couples everywhere who dream of getting married in Galena can now enter to win an all-expenses paid wedding downtown–but they will have to say “I do” in a window.
ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Community Fair will offer fun for the entire family this weekend, Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26.
EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council has put the brakes on building a new city hall–for now.
After years of being lax on the issue, The City of Galena is going to start enforcing a code downtown that would call for the removal of flags outside downtown stores downtown that are used to attract business.
EAST DUBUQUE–Greg Herbst, superintendent of East Dubuque Schools, stood before a ball field full of supporters Wednesday evening, July 8.
FREEPORT–Highland Community College (HCC) is committed to expanding its advanced manufacturing programs by adding the latest in modern Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine tools for its students to remain competitive in gaining jobs in area manufacturing.
Galena ARC recreation director Brian Beadle said the center offers programs for youth and adults alike year-round.
FREEPORT–The state passed the Smoke-Free Campus Act banning smoking in both indoor and outdoor spaces on state-supported college and university campuses beginning July 1.
Last year William Caron decided it was time to continue his own educational experience--something he encourages all of his students to do.
The bright blue tarp covering the chimney has finally been taken down from the roof of the historic Meeker Street building.