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  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:43 AM
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:01 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Northwestern Illinois Reading Council is sponsoring story hours for children through sixth grade with Santa at the following locations and times.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:00 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Art Gallery presents “Nativities of the World” Dec. 1–Jan. 2.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:59 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Toys for Tots, the city of East Dubuque and East Dubuque United are holding a toy drive on Friday, Dec. 8 from noon to 5 p.m.
  • Christmas Jazz at DeSoto
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:57 AM
    GALENA–The John Erickson Trio returns to the DeSoto House Hotel, 230 S. Main St., Galena, on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2 at 7:30 pm.
  • Former local teacher & musician returns on tour
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:47 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Riley Ann, who taught high school English at Scales Mound from 2010-2015 and is known for starting the local band The Matriarchs, returns to the tri-state area to perform at The Busted Lift in Dubuque on Friday, November 24.
  • Does this story ring a bell?
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:45 AM
    To many people, there is a certain reverence in hearing the sound of the church bell ringing.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:44 AM
    STOCKTON–Cost savings and better energy choices start with knowledge.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:43 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering Advent Taize Prayer at 7 p.m. Mondays, Dec. 4, 11 and 18.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:33 AM
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:31 AM
    GALENA–On Saturday, Jan. 13, the Galena Public Library will host Galena LitFest, an all-day event sponsored by the Friends of the Galena Public Library at the Desoto House Hotel.
  • 3 Jo Daviess County businesses in Illinois Made Holiday Gift Guide
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:29 AM
    CHICAGO–Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the Illinois Office of Tourism is releasing its first Illinois Made holiday gift guide featuring small businesses across the state, including three from Jo Daviess County.
  • Yarn ministry helps food pantry and shelter ministries
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:27 AM
    GALENA–Fall has arrived and with it members of the Richard Babcock Memorial Yarn Ministry are gathering to create hats, mittens, scarves, sweaters and prayer shawls to share with the United Churches Food Pantry in Galena and Shelter Care Ministries in Rockford.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:26 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sarah Barnes, artist and owner of Create It Art Studio, Dubuque, will help you learn about painting on canvas at Sinsinawa Mound’s Canvas Painting workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:25 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Book & Gift Gallery invites you to come to its ninth annual Holiday Open House Saturday, Dec. 9.
  • Groezinger earns FFA’s highest honor
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:19 AM
    STOCKTON–Drew Groezinger, Stockton FFA member, recently brought home the highest honor in FFA, the American Farmer Degree.
  • Scales Mound team places third at Greenhand quiz bowl competition
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:17 AM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound Introduction to Ag students competed at the Section 1 Greenhand Quiz Bowl Contest on Nov. 6.
  • Students collect during ‘Socktober’
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:15 AM
    GALENA–The Galena High School (GHS) Student Council recently donated socks to the homeless in Dubuque after a “Socktober” fundraiser to collect socks as a competition between grades nine through 12.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:14 AM
    SCALES MOUND–On Nov. 14, the Red Cross collected 30 units of blood product at the Scales Mound drive.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:13 AM
    FREEPORT–Enjoy the joyous sounds of familiar and new holiday songs with a holiday concert by the Highland chorale and youth choir at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3 in the Fine Arts Theatre located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center on the Highland Community College Campus.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:41 AM
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:33 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Dueling Pianos returns to Mississippi Moon Bar for a special New Year’s Eve performance on Sunday, Dec. 31.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:30 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Entertainer Steve Moris will bring his eclectic mix of music and comedy back to the Mississippi Moon Bar on Friday, Feb. 16.
  • Embrace a southern Thanksgiving
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:31 AM
    There’s a reason why you often find southern-style Thanksgivings recipes in so many food magazines.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:04 AM
    GALENA–The Hills Unit of the Jo Daviess County Association of Home and Community Education (HCE) met at the home of Bev Kern on Oct. 26 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:03 AM
    SAVANNA–The Bridge Celebration Planners, a group of citizens recently chosen by the mayors of Savanna and Sabula to plan and direct bridge related celebration events, would like to engage area artists to develop a design concept for a bridge dedication plaque honoring Dale Gardner, a former NASA astronaut and Savanna High School graduate, and area veterans for whom the new Dale Gardner Veterans Memorial Bridge is named.
  • Ludwig selected as DAR honoree
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:00 AM
    GALENA–Elisabeth “Lisi” Ludwig, a Galena High School senior, was selected by the school’s faculty as this year’s nominee for the Jo Daviess National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter Award.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:57 AM
  • Hello World: Bryson John and Veda Ann Bessert
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:56 AM
    Sept. 16–Twins, Bryson John and Veda Ann Bessert, born to Kyle and Kalli Bessert, Galena.
  • Laura Ingalls’ Christmas Memories Nov. 18
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:53 AM
    GALENA–Get ready for the holiday season by joining Laura Ingalls at the DeSoto House Hotel on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:52 AM
    FREEPORT–Take a step back in time to the 16th century, where English costumes and harmonious music herald in the Christmas season with the traditional concert with a capella carols.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:52 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Moms, daughters and other loved ones of all ages are invited to Sinsinawa Mound for the sixth annual Christmas tea celebration, “Mother/Daughter Christmas Nativi-Tea,” Saturday, Dec. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Songwriters Showcase features Dan Peart
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:51 AM
    GALENA–The Songwriters Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 16 at the Galena Center for the Arts celebrates three years of showcasing regional singer/songwriters.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:49 AM
    GALENA–The annual Christmas Concert of the United Churches of Galena has brought capacity crowds for years to St. Michael Catholic Church on Bench Street.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:46 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–A session to help those interested in developing a farm business plan is being held at Sinsinawa Mound from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:45 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Dancer and dance instructor Christine Miller will join the Thursday, Nov. 30 Memory Café from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Sinsinawa Mound.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:44 AM
    On Saturday, Nov. 18 at 8 a.m. Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will offer a field trip to the Mississippi River to observe migrating waterfowl.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:43 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Township Public Library is getting into the holiday spirit by asking people to come into the library to paint, color or animate a “hand” turkey and write a note about what they are thankful for. 
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:42 AM
    GALENA–St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its third meeting Nov. 6 in Bally Hall at 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:24 AM
    GALENA–The Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary Foundation’s annual Tree of Love ceremony and tree lighting will take place at Midwest Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:24 AM
    GALENA–The people of St. Matthew Lutheran Church invite all Galena residents and visitors to join them Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:02 PM
    GALENA–On Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m., the Galena Public Library will screen the documentary film “From Damascus to Chicago.”
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:02 PM
    GALENA–The members of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, held their monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 7 at Bally Hall at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:22 PM
    HANOVER–The annual All-Church Bazaar will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hanover Township Park District.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:20 PM
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:42 AM
    FREEPORT–“Life Choices: A Conversation,” a session addressing advance care planning and all the topics related to it, will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Senior Activity Center, 216 E. Stephenson St., Freeport.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:02 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater’s holiday show is “Winter Wonderettes,” a holiday celebration featuring some favorite Christmas tunes.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:01 AM
    GALENA–Local author Karen Stockwell will hold a book signing at Book World in Galena from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:00 AM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College (HCC) Concert Band and Orchestra will hold a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 in the Fine Arts Theatre in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.

  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:59 AM
    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Rock Club’s holiday gem, jewelry, fossil and mineral show and sale is set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12, at Highland Community College, Freeport.
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