In July 2014, with the reappointment of the Rev. Max Lasrado to Blessed Sacrament in North Aurora, a normal rotation that periodically occurs within an archdiocese, Bishop David Malloy appointed the Rev. David Reese as administrator of St. Mary and St. Michael in Galena and Holy Trinity in Scales Mound.
HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–A beanstalk that climbs into the clouds, a singing harp and a goose that’s better than an ATM–it’s all there and more in the Fever River Puppeteers’ marionette production of “Jack and the Beanstalk.”
GALENA–When L.A. Suess and Lenny Wayne first talked about bringing a Songwriter’s Showcase to the Galena Center for the Arts, the thought was to do a few live performances, offering a chance for area artists to play some original songs and help raise awareness for the center.
Cameron Charles McMartin
Heidenreich reunion to be held Sept. 5
GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church is starting two new Bible classes in September.
WARREN–Jo Daviess County Democrats will meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Warren Community Building, Warren.
GALENA–The Mt. Pleasant School reunion was held Saturday, Aug. 15 at noon at Happy Joe’s.
ELIZABETH–Stockton Dance Center owner Mary Berryhill, in conjunction with Greater Elizabeth Arts & Recreation (GEAR), will be providing dance classes in Elizabeth this fall.
Hastings/Atkins/Eversole Reunion Aug. 30
Bonnet family reunion Aug. 23
Cora June Randecker
Royce Jacob Houy
GALENA–S. Matthew Lutheran Church is making plans for classes and programs.
GALENA–The 2014 movie “The Other One,” 80 percent filmed in the area, will be shown at the Galena Center for the Arts on Saturday, Aug. 22, starting with a reception at 6 p.m.
GALENA–On the sunny breezy morning of Aug. 13, the prairie at Galena Gateway Park rustled as volunteers from the Northwestern Illinois Prairie Enthusiasts (NIPE) and the Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) were busy collecting seeds for the fall planting.
MASSBACH–Massbach Ridge Winery is the recipient of awards from the Illinois State Wine Competition at the Illinois State Fair.
Adam Mostert is relatively new to Galena, just recently beginning his work at Galena Bible Church as pastor of Christian education.
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Democrats will be sponsoring an event at the Elizabeth Community Building at 4 p.m., on Sunday, Sept. 13 to raise funds for supporting local Democratic candidates.
Wurster family reunion Sunday, Aug. 16
Lucas Stephenson Weis
Easton Edward Wasmund
Kaylee Marie Phillips
Sophia Grace Wall-Harkness
GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will be featuring Grace McPhillips, actress and executive producer of the movie “The Other One,” a Sterling Rock Production, in a special event, “The Other One–Retrospective” on Saturday, Aug. 22.