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  • Monday, July 17, 2017 7:09 PM

    GALENA–Registration for Galena School District families who have students returning for the 2017-18 school year will be essentially the same as past years.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 7:08 PM

    HANOVER–Plaques and ceremonies aren’t the awards that matter to River Ridge’s Ed Curry.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 7:03 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board approved the first transfer of funds to the county’s sole tourism promotion entity, Greater Galena Marketing, Inc. (GGMI).

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:55 PM

    GALENA–Need information on Medicare, Medicaid, tax freezes, prescription drug savings or other benefit programs?

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:54 PM

    GALENA–It’s not going to be a simple job to remove a large dead elm tree positioned partially on city property and partially on private property at 505 Meeker St., and the bid amount proved that point.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:48 PM
    Every once in a while Crystal Olson will pull her dump truck up to a stoplight and watch as people in the vehicle next to her glance up and do a double take. 
  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:46 PM

    GALENA–Arturo Cuellar will never forget the dead bodies he saw as he crossed the Rio Grande River to the U.S.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:45 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Set Free Dubuque, a non-profit organization working to stop human trafficking in the tri-state area will offer a Walk to Set Free on Sunday, July 30.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:45 PM

    ELIZABETH–There were some intense moments on Saturday, July 1 at Stenzel Auction in Cambridge as the bidding got underway for a unique piece of history.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:44 PM

    STOCKTON–A free Take Charge of Your Health, Live Well, Be Well workshop, presented by Stanford University-trained leaders, will be held at Volunteer Hospice of Northwest Illinois, 105 S. Main St., Stockton, beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 1 p.m.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:42 PM
    GALENA–It’s official.
  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:41 PM

    ELIZABETH–The 97th annual Elizabeth Community Fair, “Country Pride Community Wide,” will offer family fun July 21-23.

  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:40 PM
  • Monday, July 17, 2017 6:38 PM

    ELIZABETH–It seems only fitting that someone who has called Elizabeth home since 1941 and worked on Main Street for over 60 years would play a prominent role in one of the community’s most important events.

  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:51 PM
    GALENA–Midwest Medical Center (MMC) officials recently applied for a $33.2 million loan through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). 
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:51 PM
    WASHINGTON, DC–Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced a $1,304,469 grant for the Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency to operate its Head Start program.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:48 PM
    GALENA–Due to a busy summer schedule, University of Illinois Extension and the city of Galena have decided to postpone the next two programs in the City of Galena Program series until later this fall.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:48 PM
    GALENA–A damp streak that often runs the width of the back stage wall at Turner Hall is a concern, and the city’s Turner Hall committee is considering ways to curb the erosion of the hillside behind the historic Bench Street property.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:47 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound School District registration is set for 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, July 31 at the school for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:45 PM
    GALENA–Demolition of an uninhabited, deteriorating property at 318 Gear St. was denied by the Galena Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) during its meeting on Thursday, July 6.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:43 PM
    GALENA–Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary Foundation will host a Culver’s Share Night on Tuesday, Aug., 8 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. 
  • House roof collapses
    Monday, July 10, 2017 7:43 PM
    GALENA–A roof collapsed on a home at 330 Franklin St. at about 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 2.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:42 PM
    In the June 21 the Gazette it incorrectly stated a tree fell on a garage at 113 Irvine St., after a storm made its way through Galena June 14. 
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:42 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board of Health will meet at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 12 in the health department’s conference room.

  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:41 PM
    GALENA–Graffiti and vandalism occurred in downtown Galena during the overnight hours of Monday, July 3, into Tuesday, July 4.
  • Grant Park granted new playground
    Monday, July 10, 2017 7:25 PM
    GALENA–The Kiwanis Club of Galena recently donated new playground equipment for Grant Park.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:21 PM
    GALENA–Each Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Alex Montgomery works at Culver’s of Galena in the main dining room.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:10 PM
    GALENA–On June 6, three representatives of Galena High School (GHS) embarked on a week-long journey to Central America.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:08 PM
    GALENA–Officials in the Galena, East Dubuque, River Ridge and Scales Mound school districts agree that finding school bus drivers isn’t easy.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:04 PM
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 7:00 PM
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 6:54 PM
    GALENA–It was love that brought Steve Dowe to the U.S. close to 40 years ago.  
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 6:52 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–During the early morning hours of Monday, July 3, Canadian National railroad company lost contact with an employee along the Mississippi River near East Dubuque.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 6:50 PM
    ELIZABETH–The 2017 Jo Daviess County 4-H Fair is just around the corner. Local 4-Hers have submitted their entries and the judges have been secured.
  • Monday, July 10, 2017 6:44 PM
    GALENA–A lazy summer day on the river was abruptly interrupted with the sound of a loud splash.
  • Dog owners scoop the poop
    Monday, July 03, 2017 7:40 PM
    What used to be a big, smelly problem, is now but a distant memory.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 7:39 PM
    GALENA–Thursday night, June 29 storms caused power outages for about 1,050 residents, said Peggy Francomb, Jo-Carroll Energy manager of communications and marketing.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 7:23 PM
    If you have wanted more information on Medicare, Medicaid, tax freezes, prescription drug savings or other benefit programs, you may be in luck.
  • Rockin’ around Hanover
    Monday, July 03, 2017 7:21 PM
    HANOVER–Hanover residents and visitors are finding painted rocks around the downtown area, which are then photographed and hidden again.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 7:10 PM
    ELIZABETH–Roberts Plumbing and Heating announces that it has sold its former heating division and continues to provide plumbing services as Roberts Plumbing under Vincent Earthmoving, Inc.
  • Vondran, Houy accept new Dupaco assignments
    Monday, July 03, 2017 7:09 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Dupaco Community Credit Union Board of Directors has announced the following staff changes.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 7:08 PM
    GALENA–Jim Webster, Galena, reports that he’s received calls from “IRS scammers” this week.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 6:59 PM
    GALENA–The city of Galena has a new liquor license classification.
  • ZBA approves zoning district change
    Monday, July 03, 2017 6:56 PM
    GALENA–The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) approved of a zoning district change during its meeting on Tuesday, June 27.
  • Allendorf goes to Washington
    Monday, July 03, 2017 6:55 PM
    WASHINGTON D.C.–Access to high-speed broadband internet is essential for the continued success and well-being of rural America, small businesses and continued economic development a local cooperative representative told a United States House of Representatives subcommittee on Thursday, June 22.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 6:50 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–At the start of the 2016 school year, the East Dubuque School District began mounting stop-arm cameras on its buses.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 6:47 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School Board confirmed during its meeting on Wednesday, June 28, that the intergovernmental agreement for a cooperative track team between East Dubuque, River Ridge and Galena high schools is in place.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 6:42 PM
    GALENA–Camp Casper recently concluded its seventh year, providing a fun and experiential week-long outdoor day camp for 9-13 year-olds.
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 6:40 PM
    GALENA–The Old Train Depot Building on Galena’s east side may once again have tenants, if all goes according to plan.
  • GGMI seats new director
    Monday, July 03, 2017 6:38 PM
    GALENA–The Greater Galena Marketing, Inc. (GGMI) Board of Directors appointed Nancy Shady to the open restaurant seat during its meeting on Tuesday, June 27.
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