Galena resident Mary Cinto has found her involvement in different community groups–from the Friends of the Library to the Midwest Medical Center Auxiliary–to be incredibly rewarding and great ways to meet new friends.
GALENA–If you’re planning on overeating on Thanksgiving and will be in need of exercise. . .or if you want to help others as part of your Thanksgiving traditions. . .or if you believe in the mission of the Galena Food Pantry, this is your chance to accomplish one or all of these goals.
SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound FFA members participated in another week of experiences in and out of school.
GALENA–For the first time, St. Matthew Lutheran Church will offer Advent services each Tuesday night at 7 p.m.
FREEPORT–The Highland Choral Music Department’s annual performance of George F. Handel’s “Messiah” will take place Sunday, Dec. 6, at United Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Stephenson St., Freeport, at 3 p.m.
GALENA–What would have happened 2,000 years ago if a neighborhood busybody, convinced that Mary of Nazareth couldn’t possibly be the “Little Miss Perfect” she seemed to be, were to hire a pair of ace detectives to get the goods on her?
From the Galena Daily Gazette of Dec. 4 and 8, 1865, it was reported that President Johnson recommended that the first Thursday in December be a day of national Thanksgiving.
FREEPORT–Highland Community College agriculture students competed at the Illinois Post-Secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) Fall Conference on Friday, Oct. 23, in Bloomington.
FREEPORT–Extension announces that Jackie de Batista has been named the 4-H youth development educator serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago counties.
GALENA–In years past the beginning of the Advent season was marked by the annual Advent Tea at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, held for all women of the community.
STOCKTON–Men. . .here’s an opportunity to show your culinary arts skills!
EAST DUBUQUE–In an effort to offer a brighter Christmas for Jo Daviess County residents, the East Dubuque Lions Club donated $750 to the East Dubuque Giving Tree Committee.
Colbie David Knauer
SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Art Gallery presents “Nativities of the World” Dec. 3 through Jan. 3.
GALENA–The Tree of Love ceremony and tree lighting will take place at Midwest Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m.
GALENA–Denny Diamond and the Jewels will be playing at the Galena Brewery, Saturday, Nov. 21 at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8:15 p.m.
Ever dined in a restaurant that serves one of those impossibly elegant apple tarts, the ones with the apple slices fanned out in the shape of a flower.
GALENA–Two Galena High School (GHS) team competed in the Junior Achievement Titan Competition in Moline Thursday, Nov. 5.
GALENA–One day, David Sproule found himself sitting on his back porch reminiscing about his childhood.
GALENA–Driftless Sisters Kat Karberg and Lily Sprengelmeyer grew up a block away from each other above their dads’ competing antique stores in downtown Galena.
HANOVER–John H. Brinkmeier, agent for Farmers Insurance in Hanover, recently returned from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where he was welcomed into the championship level by Farmers.
HANOVER–Codie Geisz and Kelley Koester of the River Ridge FFA Chapter received their American FFA Degree Saturday, Oct. 31 at the 88th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky.
Colbie David Knaver