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Plans set for regional wine-growing workshop

GALENA–A regional wine-growing workshop will be held Thursday, July 19 at Galena Cellars Vineyard from 10 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.


Galena Girl Scouts earn bronze award

Galena Troop 7428 members, from left, Grace McIntyre, Ella Getz, Lily Waterman, Sophia Wachter, work on a project to create handmade baskets for new moms with newborns.


Galena Food Pantry receives DRA grant to buy food

GALENA–United Churches of Galena Food Pantry has received a $5,000 grant from the Dubuque Racing Association to be spent on the purchase of canned and boxed food, meat, eggs and produce.


Galena library plans special youth programs

GALENA–Explore the science of sound with Grout Museum District at the library on Tuesday, July 17 at 2 p.m.


Rough n’ rowdy rodeo

Jordan Corrigan clings onto his horse for dear life while it tries bucking him off. The Shenandoah Riding Center hosted cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country at their annual Shenandoah Pro Rodeo on June 30 and July 1. Attend next year’s rodeo on Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6.


Meeting for watershed plan July 12

GALENA–The Galena River watershed planning process is coming to a close. A presentation of the draft plan and request for comments will be held at the Galena City Hall at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, July 12. The draft plan is available for viewing at bit.ly/JulyDraft. In addition to the public meeting on July 12, questions and comments can be sent to Beth Baranski at beth@bhms-arch.com or 563-580-6192, through Aug. 8. more

Hanover celebrates

Seven-year-old Ashlyn Edens was prepared to collect some candy during the Hanover Days parade Tuesday, July 3.


Fourth fun in Galena

Chloe Muehleip was all decked out in red, white and blue as she snacked on her hot dog and cheese curds at the Galena ARC Fourth of July festivities Wednesday, July 4 at Recreation Park. There was music, games, food and fun for the entire family.


Charges denied for two ED officials

EAST DUBUQUE–Charges were denied due to lack of evidence in an investigation into two East Dubuque officials.


Making history

GALENA–When Karen Sieber, the new curator and director of education and outreach for the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society, thinks about history, she considers the past, present and future.


Scales Mound officer arrested

SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound police officer Darin Oberhart, 50, of Bettendorf, Iowa, was arrested in Rock Island for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Friday, July 6. more

Hanover grocery store opens

HANOVER–Hanover residents will no longer have to travel to buy groceries. more
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