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US Bank will close downtown location at end of October

GALENA–US Bank’s Perry Street location in downtown Galena will close in October after 48 years at the location. According to a letter to customers from the bank, the Perry Street … more

Temperly promoted with Hartig Drug

DUBUQUE, Iowa–Carrie Temperly, Galena, has been promoted to vice president of human resources at The Hartig Drug Company. Temperly started with Hartig in 2015 as director of human resources. … more

New Paint at depot in Elizabeth

Last week a painting crew of six from Winter Creations in Nora added a fresh coat of paint to the Chicago Great Western Railway Depot Museum in Elizabeth. The project was part of the ongoing … more

Train update

GALENA–There is no light at the end of the tunnel for those working to bring passenger rail service back to Jo Daviess County. A small group met on Aug. 15, for an update on the effort to … more

UCLA professor to share his perspective on the Driftless Area during presentation on August 29

ELIZABETH–Dr. Stanley W. Trimble will be presenting on his book, Historical Agriculture and Soil Erosion in the Upper Mississippi Valley Hill Country at the Elizabeth Community Building on … more

50 years! Elizabeth Nursing Home celebrates anniversary

Nancy Rife, who has been working at Elizabeth Nursing Home since opening in 1968, smiled next to Clinical Care Manager Karen Lisk, who returned to work at the nursing home on May 21 after she was … more

Galena River Trail officially complete to Aiken

GALENA–After more than 20 years of work, the Galena River Trail is complete. The final touches on phase three of the project wrapped up in late July. With phase three in place, trail users can … more

New members for hall of fame

DUBUQUE, Iowa–Christine Harris was in a jovial mood when she asked those aboard the Celebration Belle if anyone was wet. It was a question with an obvious answer for the president of the … more

East Dubuque plans hydrant flushing

EAST DUBUQUE–The city of East Dubuque will be flushing hydrants inside the city limits the week of Aug. 27-31. Citizens are asked to refrain from doing laundry from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. more

Drop it!

GALENA–Eagle Ridge’s North Course will be a busy place on Saturday, Aug. 25 for the third annual Galena Rotary Chopper Drop. Proceeds from the event provide funding for vocational … more

15 complete EMR training

GALENA–Fifteen participants completed a three month training program for certification as emergency medical responders (EMR). Galena EMS hosted the EMR program which was  taught by … more

Sigafus joins Apple River State Bank as loan review officer

GALENA–Scott Sigafus has joined Apple River State Bank as loan review officer. Sigafus received his bachelor of science degree in finance from Illinois State University. He is also an honors … more
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