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  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:16 PM
    GALENA–Brothers Matt and Mike Blaum, owners of Blaum Bros. Distilling Company in Galena, unveiled a product not seen in Galena in more than 80 years: Galena distilled rye whiskey.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:15 PM
    GALENA–Galena River Trail, the bike path and Gateway Park will be closed during deer hunting season on the following dates:
  • Chicago man gets two years on gun charge
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:13 PM
    GALENA–Kriston K. Gordon, 25, Chicago, was sentenced to two years in the Department of Corrections as a result of a plea arrangement completed in court proceedings on Thursday, Nov. 9.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:12 PM
    GALENA–Galena’s the place to be this weekend to usher in the Christmas holiday season!
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 12:10 PM
    ELIZABETH–While teaching ethics at Blackhawk Community College in Kewanee, James Breed struggled to find a textbook that fit the subject matter addressed in his introductory class.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:59 AM
    GALENA–The inability of the Jo Daviess County Health Department to attract qualified candidates has prompted the county board to release the department from the county’s compensation plan.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:58 AM
    GALENA–There was a new addition to this year’s Halloween Parade in Galena, but they weren’t seen on a float.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:57 AM
    HANOVER–There will be an AARP Safe Driving class in Hanover at the Senior Resource Center on Thursday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:56 AM
    ELIZABETH–Main Street shops adorned in fresh greenery, a live nativity and a visit from Santa Claus provide the perfect backdrop for the start of the holiday season as Elizabeth celebrates Christmas in the Village, Friday through Sunday, Dec. 1-3.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:52 AM
    ELIZABETH–Dr. Paul Sipiera, president and CEO of the Planetary Studies Foundation, works with Dr. Christina Hollis and Randy Shaw as they move a large meteorite to the middle of one of the rooms at the PSF’s Earth and Space Science Museum on Main Street in Elizabeth.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:08 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound School District will join the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) in the sixth statewide survey of school climate and learning conditions.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:06 AM
    EAST DUBUQUE–About 25 parents attended the East Dubuque School Board meeting to voice their disapproval of the actions of a faculty member.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:05 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Food Pantry has received a $1,500 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, made on the behalf of Theisen’s Home-Farm-Auto.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:04 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound will host Defend the Sacred: Indigenous Perspectives on the Enbridge Pipeline at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:38 AM
    GALENA–All Aboard!!!
  • Top 4-H honors
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:34 AM
    ELIZABETH–The 2017 Jo Daviess County 4-H Achievement and Volunteer Recognition Banquet was held Sunday, Nov. 12 at the Elizabeth Community Building.
  • Galena FFA: I Can, We Will! at national convention
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:20 AM
    GALENA–Nine members of the Galena FFA started their journey to the National FFA Convention and Career Expo in Indianapolis, Ind., on Tuesday, Oct. 24.
  • Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:35 AM
    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–Behavioral health concerns can arise at any time in one’s life to affect mood, thinking and behavior.
  • ‘Where the Honeybees Thrive’
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 7:01 AM
    GALENA–It was during Heather Swan’s childhood in Galena that she really became aware of her connection to the natural world.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:58 AM
    GALENA–Bob “Boomer” Buman will never forget Nov. 15, 1972.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:54 AM
    GALENA–The 1937 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, You Can’t Take It with You by George Kaufman and Moss Hart, is snaking its way up to Turner Hall this weekend in the Galena High School (GHS) Drama Club’s rendition of the hilarious three-act comedy.
  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:47 AM
    GALENA–It’s time to hit the toy aisles!
  • US Bank names market president
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:46 AM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–US Bank in Dubuque has named Dean Wilgenbusch as market president for the Dubuque and Galena markets.
  • ‘Boomerang Bags’ at Piggly Wiggly
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:25 AM
    GALENA–Shoppers at Tammy’s Piggly Wiggly in Galena who forget to bring their own reusable bags can now borrow free “Boomerang Bags” from a stand near the checkout lanes.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:09 PM
    GALENA–The purchase of a .99-acre parcel of land is official.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:08 PM
    GALENA–It’s back to the drawing board in the search for a Spanish teacher at Galena High School.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:07 PM
    GALENA–The Galena School Board gave the go-ahead for a $23,980 band-aid to the Galena Primary School roof during the monthly business meeting Tuesday, Nov. 7.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:06 PM
    Raise your glass to a good time at the 33rd annual Galena Cellars’ Nouveau Wine Weekend!
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:05 PM
    GALENA–The United Churches of Galena Food Pantry holiday distribution dates for November and December differ from its normal schedule.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:03 PM
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 5:01 PM
    GALENA–As a service to the community, the city of Galena offers a monthly collection of television and computer monitors on the last Friday of every month.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:16 PM
    ELIZABETH–Members of the Friendship Quilt Guild honored 20 local veterans by presenting Quilts of Valor on Monday, Nov. 6 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Elizabeth.
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 4:14 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Army Major Clayton Degenhardt remembers where he was on 9/11.
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  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 10:03 AM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts celebrates the holidays with the live radio play “Miracle on 34th Street,” a heartwarming holiday classic retold in the tradition of a live 1940s era radio broadcast, staged with vintage-styled commercials, period costumes and the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 9:54 AM
    GALENA–Treadmills, ellipticals, stationary and recumbent bikes, a rowing machine, free weights and weight machines to cover every muscle group–Galena Fitness has it all.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 7:01 AM
    SCALES MOUND–Steeped in history, the 150-year-old Shipping Association building in Scales Mound opened its doors to the public on Sunday, Oct. 29, for the Dylan Doyle Band.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:59 AM
    GALENA–Just in time for the holidays, The Workshop in Galena is launching Galena Boxes, a new program that gives Workshop consumers jobs while at the same time helping to promote Galena.
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:57 AM
    GALENA–The Galena City Council approved hiring a grant writing service during its Monday, Oct. 23, meeting.
  • Generosity to local food pantries
    Tuesday, November 07, 2017 6:55 AM
    SCHAPVILLE–Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Schapville recently reached out to seven food pantries in Jo Daviess County by giving each one a check for $600.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:34 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–Eighty years ago, a library came to East Dubuque.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:33 PM
    GALENA–The Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Galena was presented with a 2016 Country Inns & Suites President’s Award.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:31 PM
    GALENA–Yard waste open burn dates for the city of Galena will be Nov. 11 through Nov. 19.
  • Man sentenced to 36 years for sexual assault
    Monday, November 06, 2017 5:30 PM
    GALENA–A plea arrangement was completed for a Stockton man charged with rape.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:29 PM
    GALENA–The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Post 2665 will be conducting their annual distribution of the Buddy Poppy this weekend, Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11, at various locations. 
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:26 PM
    Communities all throughout Jo Daviess County are planning Veterans Day observances this week.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:18 PM
    GALENA–Pam Ehrler has loved horses for as long as she can remember.
  • Monday, November 06, 2017 5:01 PM
    APPLETON, Wis.–Book World announced that a liquidation sale is underway at each Book World store location, including the one on Main Street in Galena. 
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