• Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:11 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque Ordinance Committee is meeting this week to consider addressing a parking issue on St. Mary’s Drive.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:09 PM
    HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved personnel assignments during its meeting on Monday, May 15.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:09 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School Board met on Monday, May 15, and discussed new physical fitness assessments required by the state.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 12:04 PM
    CHICAGO–The Illinois Bar Foundation (IBF) has approved a grant of $5,000 to Riverview Center in Galena for legal assistance to survivors of domestic violence.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:56 AM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Recently passed and signed into Illinois law by Gov. Bruce Rauner, the Epinephrine Auto-Injector Act allows greater latitude to organizations looking to stock EpiPens.

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:53 AM
    GALENA–Do you fish in the area?
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:38 AM
    GALENA–Each year around Memorial Day, American Legion Auxiliary volunteers distribute millions of bright red poppies in exchange for contributions to assist disabled and hospitalized veterans.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:32 AM
    GALENA–Elizabeth Townsend, executive director Jo Daviess County Health Department, said during a Jo Daviess County Board meeting on Tuesday, May 9, the health department is looking to expand services it offers.
  • Tourism awards to Stockton Strong, Dana Meadows
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:29 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Stockton Strong was recognized as the John Bussman Partner of the Year by Tri-State Tourism Council, and Galena businessman Dana Meadows was honored with the 2017 VisitGalena Leadership Award during the Tri-State Tourism Hospitality Breakfast on Friday, May 12 at the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:25 AM
    GALENA–The City of Galena Deer Committee met on Tuesday, May 16, to discuss results from the citywide deer survey.
  • Outpouring for Operation Gratitude
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:23 AM
    GALENA–Michele Greene, a staff member at Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community’s Adult Daycare, knew she wanted to spearhead a project that would bring about awareness of the adult daycare program and make a difference in the lives of others.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:58 AM

    GALENA–When the Rev. Dennis Hill was forced to leave Lord of Love Lutheran Church, the church he’d help found, back in 2014, the congregation was broken hearted.

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:57 AM
    GALENA–The Network of Empowered Women is sponsoring, “Act Two: Re-scripting Your Life and Career.”
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:55 AM
    GALENA–Vacation Bible School sponsored by First Presbyterian Church, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Galena United Methodist Church, Grace Episcopal Church, Crossroads Community Church and St. Matthew Lutheran Church will be held 1-4 p.m., June 12-16.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:39 AM
    GALENA–Lehn Duhack, 33, Galena, owner of the Cornerstone Bar, had a misdemeanor aggravated assault charge dismissed by the state during court proceedings on Tuesday, May 16.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:37 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Memorial Day program will begin with a 12:50 p.m. parade on Sunday, May 28.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:36 AM
    GALENA–The name may have recently changed from McCoy Real Estate to Ruhl & Ruhl, but even with the business transition, the familiar faces will remain.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:33 AM

    GALENA–The Galena School Board isn’t interested in even initiating a conversation with East Dubuque School District officials about the possibility of consolidating.

  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:21 AM
    GALENA–Ask Kirsten Bell about the last year or so of her life and she has some stories to share.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:17 AM
    GALENA–“You killed the car.”
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 10:15 AM
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:44 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Eve Nottrott has something to celebrate other than school ending for the year.
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:20 AM
    For years, Stan Thor had some treasured pieces of history tucked away in a safe.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:41 PM
    GALENA–Galenian Tiffany Willard’s life was forever changed in 39 minutes.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:39 PM
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:37 PM
    A 96-year-old man approaches Kurt Krohmer of Elizabeth and says that he’s waited his entire life to have electric lights in his house.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:33 PM
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  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:28 PM
    GALENA–Betsy Achett remembers sitting at the table with her family after finishing her first meal as a new resident of the United States.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:26 PM
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  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:20 PM
    GALENA–The annual audit of Jo Daviess County was given a positive review by Matt Schueler, partner with Wipfli, during a board meeting on Tuesday, May 9. 
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:19 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–In a 50-minute meeting, the East Dubuque City Council’s Planning Committee settled on three possible options for dealing with city hall issues that have been swirling around the council table for two or more years.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:18 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–In January of this year, parents of St. Mary School students were presented with grim realities forcing a decision between the parish and diocese to close their school.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:32 PM
    Tick-borne diseases are on the rise and prevention should be on everyone’s mind, particularly during the spring, summer, and early-fall when ticks are most active. 
  • Depot needs infrastructure
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:27 PM
    GALENA–Rep. Cheri Bustos heard a message loud and clear in a fog and rain shrouded Chestnut Mountain Resort on Wednesday, May 10: the former Savanna Army Depot needs infrastructure improvements.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:27 PM
    GALENA–The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society received preliminary approval for a planned unit development rezoning and project plan on the Stillman Mansion site during a Galena Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting on Wednesday, May 3.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:24 PM
    GALENA–Illinois Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Heartland Financial USA, Inc. has been named a “Forbes Best Bank 2017.”
  • Dog registration goes digital
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:22 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department now has a digital option for dog owners needing to register their dogs.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:05 PM
    ELIZABETH–Emergency responders responded to an infant-not-breathing call at 526 S. Madison St., at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 11.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 3:58 PM
    GALENA–Eighty two percent of the 686 people who responded to the city’s 2017 deer survey see deer in their yards and 90 percent see them in their immediate neighborhood.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 3:57 PM
    GALENA–Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors has joined forces with McCoy Real Estate Inc., and will be opening a new office in Galena located at 412 S. Main St., formerly the office of McCoy Real Estate. 
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 5:25 PM
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    GALENA–Immigration has long been a hot-button topic in the United States.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 5:21 PM
    GALENA–The reboot of the Galena Police Department’s Citizen’s Academy culminated on Tuesday, May 2, when 15 Galenians graduated from the academy.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 5:20 PM
    Folks at the April 26 meeting of the Galena River Watershed Planning Committee heard complementary stories of the Galena River’s history giving new meaning to water conditions existing today.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 5:15 PM
    GALENA–A hallmark of Galena are the many historic mansions that dot the cityscape.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 5:12 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Tucked away off a residential street on Dubuque’s northwest side is what many would consider a hidden gem.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 5:07 PM
    GALENA–Galena is known for its rolling hills and valleys, and while it makes for spectacular landscapes, the topography in town makes it difficult for the backyard gardener.
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