• LaBarbera honored with TV award
    Monday, April 17, 2017 5:12 PM
    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Mark LaBarbera of Hazel Green and Dan Small of Westby, Wis., together received a first and second place in the annual Best of the Midwest Invitational Media Fest awards program, April 7 at the Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront. 
  • Birthday open house: James Krohmer
    Monday, April 17, 2017 5:11 PM
    James Krohmer, Stockton, will celebrate his 85th birthday on Sunday, April 23.
  • Anniversary: The Phillips
    Monday, April 17, 2017 5:09 PM
    Deloss and Doris Phillips, Galena, will observe their 65th wedding anniversary on April 20.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 5:07 PM
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    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Royal Scots vocal jazz ensemble will present a program of contemporary popular music, jazz standards and songs from the “Great American Songbook” in concert on Friday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.
  • Perfectly refreshing springtime dessert
    Monday, April 17, 2017 5:03 PM
    I always associate this dessert with spring. 
  • Devaney to perform at Galena Center For the Arts
    Monday, April 17, 2017 5:00 PM
    GALENA–Melanie Devaney, a singer-songwriter from Epworth, Iowa, will perform at the Galena Center For the Arts on Thursday, April 20 at 7 p.m. 
  • Davenport awarded research fellowship
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:59 PM
    ATLANTA, Ga.–Dr. Mark Davenport, associate professor of digital signal processing at the Georgia Institute of Technology School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the recipient of a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:57 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra (DSO) wraps up its 2016-17 Season of the Arts series with Music & Fantasy.
  • Students compete at engineering expo
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:55 PM
    SCALES MOUND–The 46th annual Engineering Expo at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville was held on Thursday, April 6. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:46 PM
    FREEPORT–Thousands of free financial education classes and seminars for consumers will be held across the U.S. during Money Smart Week, April 22-29, with nearly 20 seminars taking place locally in Stephenson, Jo Daviess and Carroll counties.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:45 PM
    GALENA–On Saturday, April 22 at 11 a.m., Becky Dimmlich from Valley Perennials Greenhouse in Galena will present “Pollinators Gardens” at the Galena Public Library.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:43 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–May 8-12 the Dubuque Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will celebrate National Tourism Week and the local travel industry through a series of events, tours of the community and social media engagement.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:42 PM
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis.–The Tallgrass Chamber Music Festival will present a preview concert featuring the Juliani Ensemble at the Nohr Art Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on April 23.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:42 PM
    FREEPORT–A new program for creative entrepreneurs will be offered by the University of Illinois Extension on Wednesday, April 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Ave., Freeport. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:41 PM
    DUBUQUE–The James B. and Melita A. McDonough Foundation is accepting grant requests now through May 31.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:24 PM
    STOCKTON–Zentangle is a new term for doodling.
  • Serious competition
    Monday, April 17, 2017 4:22 PM
    GALENA–Seven-year-old Graham Miller, son of Jonathan and Danielle Miller, Galena, participated in the first grade winner’s category at the 42nd annual Blackhawk Area Council Pinewood Derby on April 9 at Pecatonica High School. 
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:21 PM
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:20 PM
    ELIZABETH–The 1876 Banwarth House and Museum are known for their time period when Grant was president and Queen Victoria ruled the British Empire.
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 4:19 PM
  • Monday, April 17, 2017 3:55 PM
    GALENA–The Wisconsin Poet Laureate from 2015-2016, Kimberly Blaeser, will give a brief lecture and read from her poetical works on Friday, April 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Galena Public Library.
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    GALENA–University of Illinois Extension’s Nutrition and Wellness Educator Diane Reinhold will be giving a workshop on safely preserving food, “Freezing Your Summer Harvest.” 
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:47 PM
    ELIZABETH–Area citizens and businesses are invited to participate in the upcoming recycling and paper shred event collection set for Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elizabeth Community Building, just off U.S. 20, Elizabeth.
  • Lots of jumpers
    Monday, April 10, 2017 5:46 PM
    GALENA–Students at Galena Primary School did a lot of jumping this spring to raise money for the American Heart Association.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:42 PM
  • SM juniors take SAT
    Monday, April 10, 2017 5:41 PM
    SCALES MOUND–On April 5, Scales Mound juniors joined students throughout Illinois in taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) for the first time.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:41 PM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College (HCC) Fine Arts Department will present a program of choral, orchestral and piano music on Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center. 
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:38 PM
    FREEPORT–Stateline Music Foundation is offering scholarship aid awards for high school seniors graduating in 2017 who will enroll in college curriculum in music and who reside or attend high school in one of nine counties in northwestern Illinois–Jo Daviess, Carroll, Stephenson, Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, DeKalb, Whiteside and Lee–and Rock, Grant and Lafayette counties in Wisconsin. 
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:37 PM
    GALENA–The St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held a meeting Monday, April 3 in Bally Hall at 7 p.m. 
  • Card Shower: Marilyn “Molly” Gerlich
    Monday, April 10, 2017 5:36 PM
    Marilyn “Molly” Gerlich of West Des Moines, Iowa, will celebrate her 90th birthday on April 22.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:35 PM
    GALENA–This year marks the 20th anniversary for Galena’s Earth Day Fest at Turner Hall and the theme is “Our Water - Our Life!”
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:34 PM
    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society has planned two spring events.
  • Highland Ag Club members travel to National conference in Missouri
    Monday, April 10, 2017 5:32 PM
     FREEPORT–Highland Community College Agriculture students recently participated in the National Postsecondary Agriculture Students (PAS) annual conference March 13-16 at the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, Mo.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:29 PM
    STOCKTON–If you are looking for a one of a kind gift for Mother’s Day, the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners have you covered.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:28 PM
     ELIZABETH–It is that time of year again where gardeners are itching to begin planting and growing produce.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:25 PM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Big Band will perform its spring concert on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.
  • River clean-up set for April 22
    Monday, April 10, 2017 5:25 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) announces that the annual Mississippi River Clean-Up, sponsored this year by Chestnut Mountain Resort, will take place on Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at Gear’s Ferry Landing south of Galena.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:10 PM
    FREEPORT–The Freeport Art Museum announces the award of four grants totaling $5,020 in support of unique programming that increases public access to the arts through the Community Arts Access program.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:08 PM
    GALENA–For the third year, the Galena Center for the Arts will be an official venue for the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival, and will host the annual “sneak peek” prior to the festival’s regular schedule.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:03 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–There will be a chance to learn about the man behind the Tony award-winning musical, “Hamilton,” on Wednesday, April 19 at 5:30 p.m. at the East Dubuque Library District.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017 5:00 PM
    GALENA–The members of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, met Tuesday, April 4 at Bally Hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
  • New bluebird season is starting
    Monday, April 10, 2017 4:49 PM
    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–Bluebirds are returning now, selecting their nest box, and looking forward to raising their families.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:04 PM
    SAVANNA–The Savanna Historical Society will host an informational program on Lyme disease on Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. at the Savanna Museum and Cultural Center, 406 Main St.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:03 PM
    GALENA–VisitGalena invites the public to the Old Market House, for the next Featured Friday, April 7, at 10 a.m. to meet one of Galena’s newest businesses, Myrtle’s Pies.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:39 AM
    GALENA–The last Galena Winter Marketplace (farmers’ market) of the season will take place on Wednesday, April 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Turner Hall, Galena.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:31 AM
    GALENA–Due to lack of attendance, the April meeting of Northwest Illinois Retired Police Officers is cancelled.
  • Tuesday, April 04, 2017 11:03 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Farmers Market will hold its annual season opening meeting on April 21 at 5 p.m. at the Elizabeth Village Hall meeting room.
  • Learning some family history
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017 10:58 AM
    GALENA–A couple weeks ago Terry Heim got a text from Mike Doyle, who’d been reading through past issues of The Galena Gazette at the Galena Public Library.
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