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  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:34 PM
    GALENA–The 2015 Jo Daviess County 4-H Fair is quickly approaching. 
  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:29 PM

    After receiving complaints about previous singular voice resolution amendments, the Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau changed a couple of conditions in a proposed resolution that, if passed, would create a new singular voice tourism board for Jo Daviess County.

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:09 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17) recently announced a $1.2 million grant for Northwestern Illinois Community Action Agency in Freeport to help with Head Start programs in East Dubuque and Freeport.

  • Murdock joins Dubuque firm
    Tuesday, July 07, 2015 1:59 PM
    DUBUQUE, IOWA–Michelle Murdock, Galena, will be heading a new venture for the New Eagle Group. 
  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 10:22 AM

    GALENA–The Galena School District continues to offer a series of informational tours of the current school district facilities.

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:19 PM

    Galena, Hanover and Stockton all have plenty of fun activities planned to celebrate Independence Day.

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:01 PM
    HANOVER–Were you a member of Green Hills Girl Scout Legacy Council as a girl, adult or volunteer? 
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 12:00 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Area Chamber of Commerce is making a short move, from the second story of the Old Train Depot to the ground level. 
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:57 AM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Thirty-nine Iowa mathematics, science and technology teachers have been matched with local businesses and agencies across Iowa for this summer’s Real World Externships, a program of Governor Terry Branstad’s STEM Advisory Council.

  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 11:53 AM

    SPRINGFIELD–Nearly $7.5 million in Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) funding for fiscal year 2016 has been named in the governor’s latest budget cuts and will be “suspended” July 1 if a balanced budget cannot be reached by the General Assembly.

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  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:23 PM

    GALENA–The first Clint Sitzmann Memorial Shootout is planned for Saturday, July 11 at the Galena High School.

  • Buck Hill runners
    Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:17 PM
    GALENA–Several local athletes spent the morning of their Independence Day with a unique physical challenge: The Buck Hill Run. 
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:45 AM
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  • A season with the champs
    Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:41 AM

    CHICAGO–Michelle Ludwig, a 2014 Galena High School graduate, used to set her alarm so she could wake up in the middle of the night to tune in to hockey games and catch scores of NHL games.

  • An all-star cast
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 11:31 AM
    For the better part of 20 years, Galena residents Bill Salzmann and Mike Feldermann have been spending their summer weekends on the water. 
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:04 AM
    WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis.–The Tri-State Elite Girls AAU Basketball teams, featuring athletes ranging from grades 6-11 and hailing from Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin, earned first-place championships at the Noah’s Ark Summer Shootout in Wisconsin Dells, Wis. on Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31. 
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:03 AM
  • All-conference teams selected
    Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:01 AM

    With the 2015 NUIC baseball season officially under wraps, following another stellar regular season from area power house Warren-Stockton and a Cinderella run in the post season from River Ridge-Scales Mound, the IHSA has officially announced the NUIC all-conference selections.

  • Tuesday, June 09, 2015 11:51 AM

    LA CROSSE, Wis.–Scales Mound standout athlete Brittany Davis has put together quite the career for the Hornets over her four years of varsity sports.

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  • Monday, July 06, 2015 9:45 AM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Doris L. Sodemann, 92 of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Galena, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Stonehill Care Center, Dubuque. 

    Private family services will be held at a later date in Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.

    Online condolences maybe left at

    Click on name above for more information.

  • Friday, July 03, 2015 9:50 AM

    GALENA–Lawrence “Larry” O’Reilly, 77, of Galena, passed away Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at the Epione Pavilion, Cuba City, Wis.

    Family and friends may gather from 2-6 p.m., Saturday, July 11, 2015, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    The family requests donations be made to Hospice of Dubuque in memory of Larry.

    Click on name above for more information.
  • Monday, June 22, 2015 11:37 AM

    GALENA–Donald James Anthony, 87 of Galena, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    A Celebration of Life will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 25,  at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena.

    Friends may gather from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, June 25 at the funeral home until time of services. Military honors will be accorded by Galena VFW Post 2665 and American Legion Post 193 following the services. Burial will be held at a later date.

    Online condolences maybe left at

    Click on name above for more information.

  • Monday, June 22, 2015 11:36 AM

    HANOVER– Joe Simon Pash, 89, of Hanover died Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque IA surrounded by his family.

  • Monday, June 22, 2015 11:34 AM

    TUCSON, Ariz.–Deborah Ruth (Chapin) Becerra, 55, of Tucson, Ariz., formerly of Elizabeth, died unexpectedly at home on June 10, 2015, of complications due to lupus disease.

    Private services were held in Arizona; a family memorial service will be held at the Church of St. Mary, Elizabeth, in July.
    Click on name above for more information.

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  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:33 PM

    Bahr Family Reunion will be held July 19

  • First Birthday - Luke Ronald Ehrler
    Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:32 PM

    Luke Ronald Ehrler

  • Anniversary - The Sertles
    Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:29 PM
    The Sertles 
  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:16 PM

    Noemi Medler

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:15 PM
    DUBUQUE–The Mac Mavericks computer club will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, July 11 at 10 a.m. in the UnityPoint Finley A/B Auditorium. 
  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:14 PM

    APPLE RIVER–Louise Flannery will be the featured musician at the July Gospel Music Night on Sunday, July 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Apple River.

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:14 PM
    SAVANNA–National Association of Active & Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Palisades Chapter will hold its monthly luncheon and meeting at noon on Thursday July 16 at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna. 
  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:12 PM

    GALENA–Steve Barg, executive director of the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF), will be the featured speaker at the Galena Public Library Annual Meeting, Sunday, July 12 at 1 p.m.

  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:11 PM
  • Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:10 PM

    GALENA–Did your career include working in one of the area’s mines?

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