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  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:42 PM

    In a March 28 Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau meeting Matthew Carroll resigned as chair to dedicate more time to his new business venture.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:41 PM

    After hearing enough interest from its members, the Jo Daviess County Board will be seeing the singular voice proposal at a May 14 special meeting.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 2:09 PM
     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 1:56 PM

    THOMSON–The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge will celebrate the 19th annual Migratory Bird Day with programs and tours Saturday, May 9 at the Ingersoll Wetlands Learning Center, 7071 Riverview Road, Thomson.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 1:53 PM

    GALENA–It’s a new era in plumbing as Holland Plumbing, a longtime Galena business, became Elite Plumbing, under the ownership of Marc Phillips and Mike Hilby, on April 1. 

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 12:28 PM
    GALENA–“Seven Civil War veterans and one World War I veteran are buried in the Miner Cemetery,” said David Tippet, who has been a part of keeping the grounds at Miner Cemetery in shape. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 11:02 AM
    GALENA–In the middle of winter all Becky and Carl Dimmlich can think of is creating some colorful blossoms. 
  • Getting creative with concrete
    Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:56 AM

    This summer, while thinking of renovations that will make you want to be outside, keep in mind the visual beauty Jackson Concrete & Excavation provides with its decorative concrete installations.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:47 AM
    GALENA–When Damon Heim bought his house in 2006, there may have been a bit of buyer’s remorse. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:45 AM

    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, May 05, 2015 10:25 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound agriculture students have been working in their greenhouse since late January to produce a new crop of plants for 2015. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:23 AM

    GALENA–Kimberly Hatfield was sworn in Wednesday, April 29 as Galena’s newest full-time police officer.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:22 AM
    GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church is sponsoring a “questions” class on Tuesdays, May 5, 12, 19, and 26. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:19 AM

    GALENA–Galena Police officers Keith Brandel and Tony Yett received a round of applause from the audience and a citation from Mayor Terry Renner during the Monday, April 27 Galena City Council meeting.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:16 AM
     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 10:09 AM

    GALENA–Four panelists–John Hay, Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney; Cathy McDermott, clinical director and sexual assault therapist at Riverview Center; Dr. Jennifer Aurand, mental health director of FHN; and Lisa Breitsprecker, guidance counselor at Galena Middle School–will participate in a League of Women Voters discussion about “Violence Prevention in Jo Daviess County–Identifying and Intervening with People at Risk” on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at Midwest Medical Center.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:58 AM

    The Scales Mound School District is looking for a district resident to fill a vacancy on the school’s Board of Education.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:55 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–On Monday, May 4, Dan Welp will be moving two seats to the left. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:46 AM
    ELIZABETH–It’s a picture perfect Friday morning as Elizabeth sculptor David Seagraves carefully places the bronze image of the late Elizabeth “Betty” Bornemann on her marble tombstone. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:40 AM

    GALENA–At the Monday, April 27 Galena City Council meeting, with the help of several members of the Galena Fire Department, Mayor Terry Renner took time to recognize several local businesses and individuals who contributed food and support during the March 5 Burlington Northern Santa Fe train derailment just south of Galena.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:39 AM
    GALENA–The Taste of Home Cooking School will take place Thursday evening, May 7 at the Galena Convention Center. 
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:37 AM

    GALENA–The open burn dates for the city of Galena will be Saturday, May 9 through Sunday, May 17.

     
  • Tuesday, May 05, 2015 9:36 AM

    GALENA–Attorney Craig Brown is suing Jo Daviess County for what he believes to be an illegal tax the county is collecting by distributing the tax-exempt Midwest Medical Center’s (MMC) property tax amongst county property owners.

     
  • 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 1:40 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 1:05 PM

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

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 1:02 PM
     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 12:41 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 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. 
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:21 AM
     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:17 AM

    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 9:46 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–When Kevin Chase became a Boy Scout, he met a couple of Eagle Scouts. 
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 9:34 AM

    GALENA–The Galena School Board has new leadership.

     
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 9:04 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

    VisitGalena.org 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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