• Galena students selected for ILMEA festivals
    Tuesday, December 01, 2015 11:24 AM

    GALENA–In early October, students from all over northwest Illinois auditioned for the Illinois Music Educators Association (ILMEA) District VIII jazz, orchestra and concert Festivals.

  • Walk, run and bike to benefit the Galena Food Pantry
    Tuesday, December 01, 2015 11:08 AM

    GALENA–Eagle Ridge’s Woodstone Restaurant in the Galena Territory welcomed the registration team and participants into their warm dining room for the duration of the Winter Hunger fundraising event on Friday, Nov. 27.

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 11:07 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters invite you to worship with them as they celebrate the Christmas season. 
  • Villanova University chemistry professor lectures at Scales Mound
    Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:59 AM

    SCALES MOUND–In addition to being the Head of the Chemistry Department with 25 teaching staff at Villanova University in Pennsylvania, Dr. Scott Kassel teaches and is involved in a research program.

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:38 AM
    GALENA–Wednesday, Dec. 9 is the next Galena Winter Market day of the season. 
  • Hello World - Dominick David Hernandez
    Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:38 AM
    Dominick David Hernandez 
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:37 AM
    GALENA–Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Sunday, Dec. 6. 
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:35 AM
    GALENA–When the winter winds are blowing, warm up with hot cider and cookies at the opening reception for “The Art of Craft” exhibit on Friday, Dec. 4 from 5-8 p.m. at the Galena Center for the Arts. 
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:33 AM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College will be providing express registration services on Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the HCC Student/Conference Center. 
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:30 AM
    MINERAL POINT, Wis.–Galena artist Beth Bird will be introducing new work during the festive Gallery Showcase at Longbranch Gallery in Mineral Point, Wis., on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • GHS Titan team finishes third
    Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:28 AM

    GALENA–Students from Bettendorf, DeWitt, Dixon, East Moline, Galena, Geneseo, Mediapolis, and West Liberty went head to head in the Scholarship Round for the Drs. David & Agnes Palmer Junior Achievement Titan Competition on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Palmer College.

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:24 AM
    FREEPORT–Northwest Illinois Audubon Society is planning a number of programs in December. 
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:19 AM
    Cranberries are a seasonal favorite that often find their way into our homes at this time of year. 
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:18 AM
    GALENA–The monthly meeting of Northwest Illinois Retired Police Officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9, in the Grant Room of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor. 
  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:18 AM

    GALENA–Join Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation staff and volunteers for a new event this year–an owl prowl at Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 5 p.m.

  • Tuesday, December 01, 2015 10:16 AM
  • Hello, Neighbor! - Mary Cinto
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:34 AM

    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.

  • Get some exercise and benefit the food pantry
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:31 AM

    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.

  • Another busy week for Scales Mound FFA
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:28 AM

    SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound FFA members participated in another week of experiences in and out of school.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:26 AM

    GALENA–For the first time, St. Matthew Lutheran Church will offer Advent services each Tuesday night at 7 p.m.

  • Hello World - Finn Eugene Stadel
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:02 AM
    Finn Eugene Stadel 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:49 AM

    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.

  • New chef at Goldmoor
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:48 AM
    GALENA–Carlos Valdez has been named executive chef for the Goldmoor Inn in Galena, according to co-owners Slobo and Birgit Radin. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:47 AM

    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?

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:22 AM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois is seeking award nominations for worthy volunteers. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:21 AM

    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.

  • Scales Mound FFA attends national convention
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:19 AM
    SCALES MOUND–On Tuesday, Oct. 27, nine FFA Scales Mound FFA members headed for the National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Ky. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:17 AM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College agriculture students competed at the Illinois Post-Secondary Agriculture Students (PAS) Fall Conference on Friday, Oct. 23, in Bloomington.

  • 4-Hers honored at annual banquet
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:11 AM
    “4-H: Where Treasures Are Found” was the theme for the 4-H Achievement and Volunteer Recognition Banquet that was held on Sunday, Oct. 25 at the Elizabeth Community Building. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:09 AM
    ELIZABETH–Come join Diane Sipiera as she shows a PowerPoint presentation on how Thanksgiving and Christmas were celebrated in the late 1800s. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:07 AM

    FREEPORT–Extension announces that Jackie de Batista has been named the 4-H youth development educator serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago counties.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:06 AM
    CUBA CITY, Wis.–For the second year, the Cuba City Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the glow of the holidays. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:01 AM
    ELIZABETH–The holiday season is right around the corner. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:47 AM
    Is your idea of health consuming handfuls of prescription pills? 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:43 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:43 AM
    GERD is an acronym for gastro esophageal reflux disease. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:42 AM

    STOCKTON–Men. . .here’s an opportunity to show your culinary arts skills!

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:41 AM
    Bed & Breakfast Innkeepers of Galena (BBIG) is once again making plans for its annual Best of Galena progressive dinner. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:40 AM
  • ED Giving Tree receives $750 boost
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:38 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 9:37 AM
    FREEPORT–McIver Publishing will be sponsoring an author fair on Saturday, Nov. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:54 PM
  • SM Greenhands work for their degrees
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:53 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA Greenhands have been busy working on the steps necessary to earn their Greenhand Degree at the annual banquet in March. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:40 PM
    ELIZABETH–The history of tea offers great insight into the history of the world. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:39 PM
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:22 PM

    Colbie David Knauer

  • Anniversary - The Binns
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 2:21 PM

    The Binns

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:50 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Moms, daughters and other loved ones of all ages are invited to Sinsinawa Mound for the fourth annual Christmas tea celebration, “Mother/Daughter Christmas Nativi-Tea,” on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. 
  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:49 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Art Gallery presents “Nativities of the World” Dec. 3 through Jan. 3.

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 1:34 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Tri-State Choral Society will perform a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 at Sinsinawa Mound. 
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