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  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:01 PM
    Celebrating Mardi Gras in New Orleans is an event that most of us want to experience at least once in our lifetimes. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:05 PM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s Clarence Mitchell Library announces several upcoming events for its Friday Forum series and workshops, which will be held in the library, located on the second floor of the Marvin-Burt Liberal Arts Center on the Highland campus.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:02 PM

    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Historical Society invites the general public to help celebrate the Sesquicentennial of the end of the American Civil War at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 9, with a special program to be held in the upstairs hall of the Planetary Studies Foundation at 115 N. Main St., Elizabeth.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 2:01 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Ever wish you were rich enough to build a hospital? 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:59 PM
    GALENA–It’s the time of the year when avid gardeners begin planning summer gardens and starting seeds indoors. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:54 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Historical Society will hold its 13th annual Trivia Challenge on Saturday, March 21, at the Elizabeth Community Building at 7 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:36 PM

    FREEPORT–Writers from high school to 100-plus-years-old are invited to join the Freeport Writers group which meets at the Freeport Library once a week.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:35 PM
  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:04 PM

    Rita Brown

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:03 PM
    GALENA–Grace Episcopal Church will conduct a “Quiet Day” on Saturday, March 7. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:59 AM
    GALENA–Galena Miners Lodge will be holding its next breakfast on Sunday, March 1 from 8 a.m. to noon. 
  • Felting workshop set for March 9
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:57 AM

    At 6 p.m., Monday, March 9, Larissa Distler will teach a needle felting workshop for beginners at the Galena Center for the Arts.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:56 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Make a gourd clock at Sinsinawa Mound on Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:55 AM

    Elena L. Fitzsimmons

  • Hello World
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:52 AM
    Mackenzie Jewel Knautz 
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:41 AM
  • Musical honors
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:39 AM

    GALENA–Galena High School musicians have taken the stage recently for some impressive performances locally and at the state level.

  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:27 AM

    GALENA–Women, men and children in more than 170 countries and regions, including Galena, will celebrate World Day of Prayer, Friday, March 6.

  • ‘Coal boy’ general
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 11:13 AM
    GALENA–Life was hard for 18-year-old John Rawlins in 1849. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:38 AM

    PEARL CITY–Pearl City Elevator, Inc, is again sponsoring two scholarships.

  • Rosenbaum captures geography bee
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:36 AM
    HANOVER–Seventh grader Nick Rosenbaum captured first-place honors at the River Ridge Geography Bee on Jan. 21. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 11:00 AM
    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. 22. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:59 AM

    ELIZABETH–The Winter Weekend Workshops at Apple River Fort State Historic Site continue Feb. 21, 1-3 p.m., with a look at the crude and often dangerous medicine available to settlers on the 1830s frontier.

  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:55 AM

    Teresa Hannaman

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:50 AM
    GALENA–The United Churches of Galena will offer a Lenten service of Taizé prayer on Monday, February 23 at Grace Episcopal Church, Galena. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:50 AM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College has recognized staff member Vicki Schulz of Stockton with an Excellence Award. 
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:46 AM

    STOCKTON–The Wills Family, long-time residents and philanthropic members of the area, have established a scholarship program for Jo Daviess County residents through the family trust.

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:45 AM
  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:39 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Biblical women of the Passion narratives will be brought to life at Sinsinawa Mound’s Lenten Retreat: “Women of the Passion,” March 5-6, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day, by Sister Mary Ellen O’Dea, OP, a lifelong student of the Scriptures.

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:38 AM
    GALENA–Grace Episcopal Church will offer Ash Wednesday liturgies on Wednesday, Feb. 18. 
  • Wedding - Hatter-Johnson
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:35 AM
  • Wedding - Rosenthal-Bessert
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:33 AM


  • Relay For Life hosts kick-off party Feb. 16
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:37 PM
    GALENA–Find out more about Relay For Life of Jo Daviess County at the kick off party Monday, Feb. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Midwest Medical Center. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:36 PM
    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. 
  • A perfect Valentine’s Day gift
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:26 PM

    Looking for an easy treat to make for this Valentine’s Day? Consider a simple but still sensational chocolate bark.

  • Hello, Neighbor!
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 2:57 PM

    Patricia Holland

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:51 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–After the great success of last years’ show, the Bell Tower Theater announces the return of magician P.T. Murphy and a brand new addition of Magic at the Bell Tower.

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:38 PM
    HANOVER–A benefit for 73-year-old rural Hanover resident Trudy Metz will take place Sunday, Feb. 15 at the Hanover VFW Hall, beginning at 3 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:23 PM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College (HCC) Global Task Force, Boyer Colloquium and HCC will host a lecture and discussion, “Ebola and Other Dangerous, Contagious Diseases,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17 in the Student/Conference Center, Room H201.

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:22 PM
    GALENA–Are you looking for easy and helpful ways to eat healthier and feel better? 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:18 PM
    ELIZABETH–Proper pruning and training is an important step in ensuring healthy, strong fruit trees. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:12 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA will host the labor and product auction this year on Saturday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 12:11 PM

    The Jo Daviess County Beef Association Scholarship Fund has been established to provide financial assistance to Jo Daviess County residents studying agricultural related fields.

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:33 AM
    The American Red Cross is making plans for three blood drives in Jo Daviess County. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:32 AM
    FREEPORT–Submissions are now being accepted for the 22nd annual “Prairie Wind” art and literary magazine. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:30 AM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater is holding auditions for its 2015 high school musical, “The Addams Family” on Friday, March 6, 6-8 p.m.; Saturday, March 7, 1:30-4:30 p.m.; and Sunday, March 8 (call-backs, by invitation only) at 6 p.m., at Bell Tower Theater.

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:29 AM

    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Area Chamber of Commerce was organized in 1986 with 30 members and presently has membership 50-plus and growing.

  • FFA attends leadership conference
    Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:24 AM
    MOUND–More than 680 students and 140 teachers from across Illinois attended the 212° Leadership Conference held recently in Schaumburg. 
  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:20 AM

    Brecklyn Elizabeth Ambrosia

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