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  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:10 AM
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  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:54 PM
    GALENA–The Galena High School Music Department finished in fourth place in Class C of the IHSA State Series for Music.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:53 PM
    GALENA–The 15th annual Mississippi River Clean Up will take place on Saturday, April 28, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Ferry Landing in Galena. Individuals and families with older children are welcome.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:51 PM
    GALENA–One-year-old Asher Vermeulen may have been too young to understand the significance of his recent visit to Midwest Medical Center, but everyone around him on Sunday, April 22 certainly did. 
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:51 PM
    GALENA–This weekend, April 28-29 is Boy Scout Weekend in Galena.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:46 PM
    HANOVER–The Hanover Ambulance Board is now faced with the task of trying to put the pieces back together after the agency was hit with sanctions from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:44 PM
    GALENA–After five years in chiropractic practice in Rockford, Dr. Agnieszka Cluchey and her husband, Cole, knew they were ready for a new opportunity, a chance to branch out on their own.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:41 PM
    SCALES MOUND–When Scales Mound fourth graders learn of a need, they’re not afraid to take action.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:33 PM
    GALENA–The recently ended grievance between Galena School District custodians and the district turned out to be rather costly.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:32 PM
    GALENA–After spending the current school year using the Illinois Virtual School for Spanish instruction, the Galena School Board hired a full-time Spanish teacher during the Tuesday, April 17 board meeting.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:29 PM
    GALENA–At about 1:30 p.m., on Friday, April 20, an announcement at Galena High School alerted students that an intruder had entered the school through the front entrance.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:29 PM
    GALENA–There will be a free Take Charge of Your Life, Live Well, Be Well, Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshop, at Prairie Ridge of Galena starting Friday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:28 PM
    GALENA–The city of Galena will be holding early registration for American Red Cross swim lessons on Wednesday, May 2 from 4-6:30 p.m. 
  • Tunnel uncovered at Grace Church
    Monday, April 23, 2018 4:26 PM
    GALENA–A tunnel was found on the property of Grace Episcopal Church during construction for the church’s new parish building, on Monday, April 16.
  • Off to the pinewood derby
    Monday, April 23, 2018 4:23 PM
    GALENA–Galena second grader Graham Miller, the son of Jonathan and Danielle Miller, raced in the 43rd annual Blackhawk Area Council races on Sunday, April 15 in Pecatonica.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:21 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The normal calm of an East Dubuque City Council meeting became a tempest of frustration on Monday, April 16.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:17 PM
    GALENA–In a show of support for townships throughout the county, about 30 people attended the Monday, April 9, Jo Daviess County Board meeting to speak against a proposed fee increase.
  • Contract signed
    Monday, April 23, 2018 4:05 PM
    GALENA–The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society has reached a major milestone in the development of a new history museum on the site of the historic Stillman mansion.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 4:04 PM
    GALENA–Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary is sponsoring a bake sale, just a few days before Mother’s Day.
  • Light bulb moment leads to award for former Galenian Angie Myers
    Monday, April 23, 2018 4:02 PM
    An entrepreneurial project of a former Galenian is scoring a big success with the Senior Corps of Retired Executives, otherwise known as SCORE.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 3:58 PM
    GALENA–Ready for a good time?
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 3:46 PM
    GALENA–This Saturday, April 28, volunteers will span out over a tree-lined section of U.S. 20 in Galena to plants trees and flowers, adding to the beauty of the area.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 3:41 PM
  • Galena EMS honors two members for service
    Monday, April 23, 2018 3:38 PM
    GALENA–The annual Galena Emergency Medical Service (EMS) District Board Dinner was held on Saturday, April 7 at Ehrler Ranch, Galena.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 3:37 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School Board made personnel moves during its meeting on Monday, April 16.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 3:35 PM
    HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved tenure for two teachers during its meeting on Monday, April 16.
  • Monday, April 23, 2018 3:21 PM
    SPRINGFIELD–The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and other state and local health departments, is expanding its investigation of a multi-state cluster of E. coli infections to include not only chopped romaine lettuce, but full heads and hearts of romaine lettuce.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 3:29 PM
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  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:04 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque Police Chief Steve O’Connell confirmed on Friday, April 13, that East Dubuque Police Officer Gerald Fluhr was placed on paid administrative leave.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 11:03 AM
    GALENA–Each year the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society celebrates the birthday of Galena’s favorite son, Civil War hero and 18th president, Ulysses S. Grant.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:59 AM
    GALENA–It’s time yet again for the Galena High School (GHS) Drama Club to perform its annual spring production.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:43 AM
    GALENA–There were no members of the public who wished to comment on the city of Galena’s 2018-19 fiscal year operating budget during the public hearing held for that purpose during the Monday, April 9 city council meeting.
  • Sewer work underway
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:42 AM
    GALENA–Work is underway on the long-planned project that will change the route of the sewer flow from the hospital, industrial park and Cobblestone Crossing subdivision from its current path down from Chetlain Lane to Franklin Street to a route across U.S. 20 to Bartell Boulevard, through the Scenic Meadows development to Dewey Avenue.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:39 AM
    GALENA–Friday, April 20 is considered National School Walkout Day.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:35 AM
    GALENA–Kind. Quiet. Gentle. Well-respected. Engaged. Supportive. The words used by those who knew him best to describe long-time Galena pharmacist and community supporter Roy Clingman paint a picture of a good man, an individual committed to his family and community.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:32 AM
    HANOVER–At the end of March, the Hanover factory was ablaze with light, a sight not seen in more than three years.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:29 AM
    Two corrections to last week’s article about the Galena Public Library Family Festival: the event is Sunday, June 3 and the magician is Chris McBrien.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:20 AM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department is urging people not to use synthetic cannabinoids, often called Spice, K2 or fake weed. 
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:20 AM
    SPRINGFIELD–Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White commended the Illinois House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee for approving legislation initiated by his office to strengthen Illinois’ law on distracted driving.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 10:11 AM
    For years, Hendrica Regez read about composting in magazines, but it wasn’t until the first time she bought a house–and finally had a yard–that she had the opportunity to give composting a try on her own.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 11:05 AM
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  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 11:02 AM
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 11:00 AM
    GALENA–Do you have important documents in need of disposing and don’t want to put them through your shredder one page at a time?
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:59 AM
    HANOVER–After operating in flux for the last four months, Hanover Ambulance has a direction, and a deadline.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:57 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The numbers are in and the budget is ready for the city of East Dubuque’s fiscal year beginning May 1.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:45 AM
    GALENA–A few years ago, when Norah Webster, a 1993 Galena High School graduate, saw a social media post about the Iron Curtain Trail in Europe, she was intrigued.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:45 AM
    GALENA–Even though it’s hard to imagine going from $1,000 in seed money to a fund of $500,000, money specifically for the ongoing maintenance and restoration of historic Turner Hall, everything has to start somewhere.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:43 AM
    GALENA–Joe Bartch loves to draw.
  • Library to scoop up fun
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:42 AM
    GALENA–Last year, during a strategizing session at the Galena Public Library, library board members talked about how many people in the community may not realize all the resources the library has to offer.
  • Illinois Bank & Trust promotes Heather Vincent
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:40 AM
    GALENA–Illinois Bank & Trust announced the promotion of long-time employee Heather Vincent.
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