• A salad perfect for Memorial Day
    Monday, May 15, 2017 5:22 PM
    Homemade dressings are easier than you think. 
  • Lessons in ag
    Monday, May 15, 2017 5:16 PM
    GALENA–The Galena FFA Chapter hosted an Extrav-AG-anza event on Tuesday, May 9. Students in kindergarten through fifth grade–a total of 382–participated, moving between stations the FFA members worked together to organize and run.
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  • Celebrating the ag program’s first year
    Monday, May 15, 2017 5:03 PM
    GALENA–To conclude and celebrate its first year in existence, the Galena FFA Chapter held a banquet on Saturday, April 29.
  • Anniversary: The Hughes
    Monday, May 15, 2017 5:02 PM
    Ronald and Eileen Hughes, Stockton, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on May 20.
  • Card Shower: Shirley Jahncke
    Monday, May 15, 2017 5:01 PM
    Shirley Jahncke, Galena, will celebrate her 90th birthday on May 19.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 5:00 PM
    April 18–Boy, Harrison Lee, born to Mark and Kim Goodwin, Scales Mound.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:59 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–In honor of the Q Casino’s assistant manager’s birthday on May 19, that weekend’s shows will be on the house. 
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:58 PM
    SCALES MOUND–Ever wish you were rich enough to build a hospital? 
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:57 PM
    Christian Gronewold, Galena, and Hannah McGivney, Warren, are recipients of the third annual Wayne Bardell Memorial Scholarship. 
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:56 PM
    DUBUQUE–The Bell Tower Theater announces the fifth-annual free high school edition show, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” directed by Sue Flogel.
  • Music notes
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:51 PM
  • Singing out
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:48 PM
  • Volunteering
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:46 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–For a couple hours on the morning of Wednesday, May 3, East Dubuque High School students and staff participated for the fifth year in a row in a community service project.
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:45 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering a free summer program aimed at youth ages 6-12, designed to connect children with the natural world. 
  • Megan Gloss to give recital at Galena arts center
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:30 PM
    GALENA–Soprano Megan Gloss will present a recital, “The Lusty Month of May: Songs of Springtime and Romance” as part of the Sunday Salon series at the Galena Center for the Arts, at 2 p.m. on May 21. 
  • Monday, May 15, 2017 4:26 PM
    SAVANNA–Carroll County Substance Education Coalition (CCSEC) will be providing Illinois Liquor Control Commission’s Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training (BASSET) on Wednesday, May 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
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    GALENA–LYRA, a vocal ensemble of professional musicians from St. Petersburg, Russia, will be performing an a capella concert of sacred and secular music on Wednesday evening, May 24, at 7 p.m. at Turner Hall, 115 S. Bench St., Galena.
  • Natascha Myers to perform at the Songwriters Showcase
    Monday, May 15, 2017 4:02 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts’ Songwriters Showcase will feature Natascha Myers at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 18. Hosts are Lenny Wayne and L.A. Suess.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 5:20 PM
    MT. CARROLL–The International Preservation Studies Center (formerly the Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies), Mount Carroll, is offering two intensive, hands-on workshops in cemetery monument restoration.
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    GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church is hosting a public program, “Trampling Out the Vintage: Lincoln, the Bible, and the Wrath of God,” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 23.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:52 PM
    GALENA–The members of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, met Tuesday, May 2 at Bally Hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:51 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–It’s time to gear up for summer reading with East Dubuque District Library on Saturday, June 10, with a party.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:50 PM
    ELIZABETH–Throughout the month of April, the Jo Daviess County Master Gardeners were busy going to three schools throughout the county and presenting on vermicomposting.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:49 PM
    ELIZABETH–The Planetary Studies Foundation announces dates for its 2017 children’s summer workshops. 
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:48 PM
    APPLE RIVER–Members of all Apple River churches will hold a special night of healing on Saturday, May 20 at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., at the Rutherfords’ barn, 4131 E. Mt. Sumner Road, Apple River.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:47 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Tri-State Choral Society will present its spring concert at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 at Sinsinawa Mound.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:46 PM
    GALENA–LYRA, a vocal ensemble of professional musicians from St. Petersburg, Russia, will be performing an a capella concert of sacred and secular music on Wednesday, May 24, at 7 p.m., in Turner Hall, Galena. 
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:44 PM
     ELIZABETH–Are you ready to try your hand at growing your own vegetables but have no idea where to start?
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:41 PM
  • Engagement: Quade-Calvert
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:35 PM
    The engagement of Jordan Patrica Quade and Patrick Eugene Calvert, both of Dubuque, Iowa, is being announced.
  • Engagement: Suiter-Sertle
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:33 PM
    The engagement of Ashley Suiter and Michael Sertle, both of Troy, is being announced.
  • Anniversary: The Lees
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:32 PM
     Joseph and Mary Ann Lee, Scales Mound, celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on May 5.
  • Hello World: Maja Lorelei Rijpma
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:30 PM
    March 16–Girl, Maja Lorelei, born to Jorden and Kerri Rijpma, Galena.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:29 PM
    April 9–Girl, Skylar Mae, born to Chris and Kelli Jackson, Galena.
  • Oregon pair plan to connect communities along U.S. 20 with their art; will be in Galena May 16
    Monday, May 08, 2017 4:26 PM
    Multimedia artist Sal Strom is connecting states, communities and libraries along U.S. 20 with her art. 
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:10 PM
    CHARLESTON, S.C.–Jail Hill Inn, Galena, is now a member of Select Registry, an organization made up of a diverse collection of independent, boutique properties.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:06 PM
    SAVANNA–The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Palisades Chapter 604 will meet Thursday, May 18, at noon at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna.
  • Monday, May 08, 2017 4:05 PM
    GALENA–The Hills Unit of the Jo Daviess County Home and Community Education held its April 20 meeting at noon at the home of Betty Cogan.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 9:08 PM
    ELIZABETH–Eight organizations from Jo Daviess, Carroll and Stephenson counties formed a co-op fundraiser, the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 9:08 PM
    HANOVER–The Senior Resource Center and Volunteer Hospice of Northwest Illinois will be holding a “Powerful Tools for the Caregiver” class beginning Tuesday, May 16, and running through June 20.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 9:06 PM
    ELIZABETH–Registration is drawing near for the Saturday, May 13 program, 1-2:30 p.m. about Queen Victoria at the 1876 Banwarth House and Museum.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 8:59 PM
    GALENA–The Rotary Club of Galena is all set for its annual Rotary Derby Glitz & Auction event at the Galena Ramada, Saturday, May 6.
  • Try coveted morel mushroom pesto this spring
    Monday, May 01, 2017 8:56 PM
    Spring produce always brings to mind images of asparagus and artichokes, but there are plenty of veggies that are just as amazing as their popular counterparts.
  • Monday, May 01, 2017 8:54 PM
    APPLE RIVER–Apple River United Methodist Church is sponsoring a discussion to increase awareness and knowledge on issues of sexual and domestic violence prevention on Tuesday, May 9 at 7 p.m., in its Fellowship Hall.
  • Card Shower: Rita Mae Kaiser celebrates 90th
    Monday, May 01, 2017 8:52 PM
    Rita Mae Kaiser, Hazel Green, Wis., will celebrate her 90th birthday on May 7.
  • Engagement: Walz-Newton
    Monday, May 01, 2017 8:51 PM
    The engagement of Kendall Walz, O’Fallon, Mo., and Paul Newton, Jefferson City, Mo., is being announced.
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