GALENA–The autopsy report for Brian L. Friede, 57, Galena, was released by the Jo Daviess County State’s Attorney’s office on Friday, Aug. 26.
GALENA–For over three years Tiffany Nieman, director of the United Way of Northwest Illinois, has been working to engage the public.
GALENA–Staff at Midwest Medical Center received hazardous material and decontamination training on Friday, Aug. 26.
GALENA–Dan Schleicher, Elizabeth Emergency Medical Services (EMS) coordinator, gave the county a somber warning during a presentation on Monday, Aug. 15 to the Law Enforcement and Courts Committee of the Jo Daviess County Board.
GALENA–In an Aug. 8 letter to Gov. Bruce Rauner, Galena Mayor Terry Renner requested the governor’s support “for a project of vital importance to one of the most visited destinations in Illinois–Galena.”
EAST DUBUQUE–Angi Jones never set out to become an elementary principal, but it seems that’s what was meant to be.
GALENA–Senator Tim Bivins, 45th district, and state representative Brian Stewart, 89th district, visited with the public and members of the Jo Daviess County Board for a discussion on county issues and concerns on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at the Jo Daviess County Courthouse.
GALENA–Dewey Avenue is getting a face lift thanks to Boy Scout Sean Hartness.
Because of the Labor Day holiday, The Galena Gazette has early deadlines for the Sept. 7 edition.
GALENA–The Galena Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Sept. 4.
WARREN–A horse has been identified as having the West Nile Virus (WNV) in the Warren area, reported Matt Calvert, Jo Daviess County Director of Environmental Health, on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
STOCKTON–A “Cover Crops and Nutrient Management” field day will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 at some of the Greg Thoren acreage.
GALENA–A fine art show is coming to Galena the third weekend in October.
GALENA–The River Bend Mobile Food Pantry will be in Galena on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Galena Convention Center, 900 Galena Square Dr.
GALENA–The autopsy report has been completed for Brian L. Friede, Galena, confirmed the Winnebago County Coroner’s office on Friday, Aug. 12.
GALENA–Brian P. Hartlep, convicted of theft in October 2015, filed a motion on June 1 for a new trial based on newly discovered evidence.
GALENA–Opening night of the 2016 football season wasn’t short on pageantry as Galena celebrated Senior Night but ultimately fell to the Amboy Clippers 20-14.
GALENA–The inaugural Galena city golf championship was held Aug. 13-14 at Eagle Ridge Inn’s North Course and the Galena Golf Club.
GALENA–About 50 Galena primary and middle-schoolers participated in this years’ Galena youth football camp presented by Galena varsity football coach Ed Freed, his staff and members of the Galena football team.
HANOVER–A new men’s basketball league has opened registration to teams throughout the region to compete in a multi-conference season and tournament.
EAST DUBUQUE–Irma J. “Jeanie” Wiley, 84, of East Dubuque, formerly of Elizabeth, lived her life to make others happy. At the age of 84, she passed away at Brookfield Rehab in Brookfield, Wis.
A Celebration of Jeanie’s life will be held at noon on Thursday, Sept. 1, at Law-Jones Funeral Home in Elizabeth. Burial of ashes will take place in the Elizabeth Cemetery. A memorial gathering will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the Celebration of Life Service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the Food Basket in Elizabeth in Jeanie’s memory.
Friends and family are invited to share in Jeanie’s life at lawjonesfuneralhome.com.
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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.–Fred. D. Hancock, Jr., 74, Jackson Hole, Wyo., formerly of Galena, passed away Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Jackson Hole.
DENVER, Colo.–On July 25 2016, in Denver, Colo., at the age of 91, Lorraine J. Hittman left this earth to be with the Lord.
stockton–Marie Jane Strampe, 94, of Stockton, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Presence St. Joseph Center in Freeport.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 29, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Stockton.There will be a visitation before the service beginning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be in Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Stockton.
A memorial fund has been established.
Condolences may be shared with her family at hermannfuneralhome.com.
GALENA–Joseph G. Rice, 61, of Galena, passed away Aug. 15, 2016, at his home.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no public visitation. Cremation rites have been accorded.
The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is assisting the family.
Online condolences maybe left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.
Today is one of those days when the old axiom “God’s in his heaven and all’s right with his world” actually applies.
Two men, each in their 60s, sat down last week to remember favorite moments of boyhood, their boyhood hero and the man who made it all possible.
ELIZABETH–Ryan Reifsteck completed a test of physical and mental endurance few of us will ever attempt, much less finish.
SINSINAWA, Wis.–Praying with Poetry will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at Sinsinawa Mound.
Aug. 12–Girl, Isla Jane Studtmann, born to William Studtmann and Ashley Dobbs, Madison, Wis.
FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s Clarence Mitchell Library is offering a program for Banned Books Week at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28 in room M-120.