WOODBINE BEND–The public is invited to a workshop on two of the area’s most beautiful native birds: bluebirds and red-headed woodpeckers.
HANOVER–Seventh and eighth grade students at River Ridge School recently participated in the annual Hanover VFW Ladies Auxiliary essay contest. The students wrote on the theme “America’s Gift to Me.”
ELIZABETH–On Wednesday, Dec. 13, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Jo Daviess County Extension Office, 204 Vine St, Elizabeth, the University of Illinois Extension will hold a beef cattle update.
Oct. 3–Girl, Indigo LaRue, born to Jonathan Wiley and Valerie Berning, Hanover.
GALENA–The Galena Cultural Arts Alliance (GCAA), an umbrella organization for arts organizations of the Galena area, hosts its annual fall awards gala this year at Alice Snyder’s House, 1000 Third St, Galena, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 6-8 p.m.
DUBUQUE, Iowa–Rick Springfield has joined the lineup on the Back Waters Stage at Q Casino.
GALENA–Galena area residents will benefit from the Jeffrey Arnold Foundation for the Arts later this month.
FREEPORT–Stateline Music Foundation is offering scholarship aid awards for high school seniors graduating in 2017 who will enroll in college curriculum in music and who reside or attend high school in one of nine counties in northwestern Illinois–Jo Daviess, Carroll, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, DeKalb, Whiteside and Lee–and Rock, Grant and Lafayette counties in Wisconsin.
ELIZABETH–In celebration of February being Career and Technical Education Month, the Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Education (CTE) Academy will be hosting an open house on Wednesday, Feb. 8, from 4 to 7 p.m.
GALENA–The teaching ministry of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 127 S. High St., Galena, continues to welcome the community to opportunities for learning.
FREEPORT–On Saturday, April 21, 1-4 p.m., the Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will be hosting a free afternoon of events to increase awareness of the environment.
10 years ago: Feb. 13, 2008
The votes are counted, and the primary is over. Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney Terry Kurt will face no opposition in the general election this November. Republican Kurt defeated challenger Don Schweihs in the …