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    ELIZABETH–On Saturday, April 29, the Jo Daviess County Master Gardeners will be holding its annual spring break gardening event from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elizabeth Community Building.

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    GALENA–The Galena Winter Marketplace is returning to Turner Hall on Wednesday, March 8 from 4 to 6 p.m.

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    FREEPORT–The schedule is set for the 20th anniversary celebration of Highland Community College’s Servant Leadership Program, Saturday, March 11. 

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    FREEPORT–During its Feb. 21 meeting, the Highland Community College Board of Trustees approved a resolution reducing the number of full-time faculty, citing low enrollment in the Wind Turbine Technician program. 

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:47 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts in collaboration with the ARC is planning the third annual Youth Arts Festival.
  • Puppeteers to present An Irish Cinderella
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:46 PM

    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the Fever River Puppeteers will present “An Irish Cinderella,” 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, March 10; 2 p.m., Sunday, March 11; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18; and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 19, at the Hazel Green Opera House, Hazel Green.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:44 PM
    ELIZABETH–Are you ready to trade in that flip phone?
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     DUBUQUE, Iowa–Dubuque’s Catholic sisters are planning an inside look at religious life.
  • Card Shower : Noreen McCarthy
    Monday, February 27, 2017 4:42 PM

    Noreen (McDermott) McCarthy of Galena will celebrate her 90th birthday on March 10.

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    STOCKTON–Volunteer Hospice of Northwest Illinois announces that Dr. Jackie Cahill and Dr. Rani Sabri from Everglow Chiropractic in downtown Stockton will speak at its March meeting.

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    ELIZABETH–Eight organizations from Jo Daviess, Carroll and Stephenson counties formed a co-op fundraiser, the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:39 PM
    GALENA–Due to small turnout the Second Friday Gallery Stroll in Galena has been cancelled for March and April dates.

  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:25 PM
    ELIZABETH–Extension Program Coordinator Alex Burbach and Jo Daviess County Master Gardener Madelynn Wilharm will facilitate The Watershed Game on March 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Extension office, Elizabeth.
  • Monday, February 27, 2017 4:21 PM
    GALENA–Vendors who sell produce, honey, baked goods, preserves, meat, cheese, eggs and/or craft and gift items are welcome to apply to the 2017 Summer Galena Marketplace (farmers market.) 
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    GALENA–A session on deer resistant plants, which may be more appropriately titled “gardening in harmony with nature,” will be held on Thursday, March 9 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Galena City Hall.
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    GALENA–Does your child like to share an opinion or like prizes?

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    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Praying with the Seasons: Spring Equinox will be held at Sinsinawa Mound, 7 to 9 a.m., Saturday, March 18.
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  • Give these waffle combinations a try
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:54 PM
    As a parent, I find it very important to eat together as a family.
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    ROCKFORD–Extension educators, Master Gardeners and other plant experts will present a variety of education sessions and hands-on workshops at Gardening for Food, Flowers and Fun on Saturday, March 4 from 8 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Northern Illinois University-Rockford.
  • Do you remember?
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:50 PM
    If you have walked or driven past Bench and Green streets recently, you might have noticed a different look to the back hillside at the funeral home parking lot.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:49 PM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College District high school juried art exhibit is designed to recognize high school artists in northwest Illinois and to celebrate their visual contributions to the community.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:48 PM
    FREEPORT–In December 2016, at the first meeting of the advisory committee for Highland Community College’s agriculture program, Jay Kempel, FS/Stephenson Service Co. general manager, presented HCC President Tim Hood and agriculture instructor Justin Ebert with a $10,000 donation to the program.
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    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Composer, artist and author Dan Schutte will be at Sinsinawa Mound for a concert Friday, March 3, and a retreat Saturday, March 4. 
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    ELIZABETH–One successful program on apple tree pruning will lead to another from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, March 8 at the Extension office.
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    FREEPORT–In honor of National Mentoring Month, the local Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Northwest Illinois organization thanked its volunteer mentors with open house events in Stephenson and Jo Daviess counties.
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     SINSINAWA, Wis.–Join glass artist Barb McKinlay for a Glass Garden Stakes class, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 1. Participants will create three five- or eight-inch fused glass garden art pieces on 12- or 18-inch stakes.
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    FREEPORT–April 1 is the deadline for submitting Highland Community College Foundation scholarship applications, according to Pat Dunn, foundation director of operations and member of the HCC Scholarship Committee.
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    GALENA–Galena School District will offer free preschool screenings for all children who are 3 years old by Sept. 1. Children who are 5 years old by Sept. 1, are kindergarten eligible and not included in this screening.
  • Anniversary: The Beyers
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:29 PM
     Allen and Sharon Beyer, Savanna, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 20.
  • Anniversary: The Shermans
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:29 PM
     Roger and Helen Sherman, East Dubuque, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 23.
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:27 PM
    Teams from three Jo Daviess County high schools swept the Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering (WYSE) regional competition held at Highland Community College on Thursday, Feb. 2.
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    GALENA–As deer have left their natural habitat and moved into the city of Galena issues have emerged and evolved. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:20 PM
    “For several years now there has been a Science Siesta aimed just for girls, but no longer is that the case for the 2017 year,” said Johnna Jennings, Extension 4-H youth development educator.
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    FREEPORT–Highland Community College Theatre Arts program presents “Midsummer Night’s Dream,” by William Shakespeare for the spring 2017 theater production. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:17 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa is planning a discussion of Terry Tempest Williams’ ecological classic, “Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place” at 6:30 p.m. 
  • Ag club competes at Illinois PAS conference
    Monday, February 20, 2017 4:09 PM

     FREEPORT–On Friday, Feb. 10, 10 Highland Community College Agriculture students, including Drew Groezinger and Annelis Tapia, Stockton, participated in the Illinois Postsecondary Agriculture Students (PAS) annual conference at Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield. 

  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:07 PM
    GALENA–As in past years, St. Matthew Lutheran Church will observe Lent with midweek worship services and free soup suppers for all. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:05 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Lenten Taize Prayer will be held at Sinsinawa Mound at 7 p.m. Mondays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, and April 3. 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:03 PM
    STOCKTON–What do you know about hospice? 
  • Monday, February 20, 2017 4:02 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The annual Mass to commemorate the death of Venerable Samuel Mazzuchelli, OP, will be held at St. Patrick Church, Benton, Wis., at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26.
  • GHS grad helps save man’s life
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 9:57 AM

    DUBUQUE, IOWA–Taylor Bennett was heading home after work on the morning of Friday, Jan. 27, when she passed a stopped vehicle.

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:45 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Bell Tower Theater is accepting registrations for its spring youth theater classes for children in kindergarten through sixth grade.
  • Monday, February 13, 2017 5:43 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.—Sinsinawa Mound is offering a retreat, Miryam, Mother of the Word Incarnate, March 16-17. Sister Mary Ellen O’Dea, will dramatically present and help you discover your soul sister.   
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