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New co-op to support food from local producers

JO DAVIESS COUNTY–A new local co-op, Jo Daviess Local Foods (JDLF), is making it possible for Jo Daviess County residents to order food and other items from local producers at jd.luluslocalfood.com.


Turning 65 class set in Galena

FREEPORT–If you have wanted more information on Medicare, Medicaid, tax freezes, prescription drug savings or other benefit programs right in your hometown, you may be in luck. more

My garden: A love story

Every morning, I look out the kitchen windows to my fenced-in flower borders. No matter the season, there is something to see. The stars are still out when I wake up. Seeing them gives me the sense of being in an awesome universe.


All sorts of uses for garlic scapes

The first time I saw garlic scapes at a farmer’s market, I thought they were beautiful, but I certainly didn’t think they were edible. Those long, gangly heads and that tough stalk?


Seeing the world

Thirty-three East Dubuque High School students and five chaperones had an overseas adventure in June when they traveled for 12 days to Ireland, Scotland, England and France.


Program features mastering the art of making salsa

ELIZABETH–Extension is hosting a session, “Yes you CAN: Preserving Practice Mastering the Art of Making Salsa,” on Monday, Aug. 6, 5-9:30 p.m., at the CTE Academy, Elizabeth.


Grocery store opens in Hanover

HANOVER–Hanover is labeled the best village by a dam site, but in reality, it is located in a desert, a food desert.


New member of association

ELIZABETH–Phillip Brown, Elizabeth, , is a new member of the American Angus Association.


FROM THE PAGES OF THE GALENA GAZETTE: 1993, Floodgates close due to flooding

Cory Cassens, executive director of Jo Daviess County Farm Service Agency, says he can hear the strain in farmers’ voices this season. This spring’s rain and flooding has affected farmers across the Midwest, and even Jo Daviess’ generally elevated terrain hasn’t saved fields from becoming mud pits. more

Galena Lions Club awards four scholarships

GALENA–The Galena Lions Club recently awarded four $1,500 scholarships to young women who are devoting their studies and future careers to helping others. more
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