• Monday, November 28, 2016 6:06 PM

    GALENA–Galena’s annual United Churches of Galena free Christmas concert is Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at St. Michael Church on Bench Street.

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    STOCKTON–The Northwest Illinois Forestry Association (NIFA) will meet on Monday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Stockton Public Library, 140 West Benton St. The board will begin to construct next year’s agenda of events and meetings with input from members and the public.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:57 PM
    ELIZABETH–Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive, agricultural business can be challenging.
  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:49 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Winter Marketplace (farmers’ market) continues on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Turner Hall.

  • Date set for JDCF owl prowl
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:39 PM

    GALENA–Join JDCF staff for an evening owl-prowl hike at Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve on Saturday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. 

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:34 PM

    GALENA–Galena Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Dec. 4 to benefit the Salvation Army.

  • Sterger, Stodden attend national convention
    Monday, November 28, 2016 5:24 PM

    Ashley Sterger and Angela Stodden from United Country Heartland Realty of Galena attended the national convention in early November of the National Association of Realtors.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 5:22 PM

    GALENA–The monthly meeting of Northwest Illinois Retired Police Officers will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday Dec. 14, in the Grant Room of Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor.

  • First Birthday - Dominick David Hernandez
    Monday, November 28, 2016 4:55 PM

    Dominick David Hernandez, son of Fortino and Amy Hernandez, Galena, celebrated his first birthday on Nov. 23.

  • Monday, November 28, 2016 4:54 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sister Marie Virginia Walters, OP, shares hundreds of humorous true stories told by Sinsinawa Dominican sisters through the years with her new book, “In Good Humor: Lighter Moments from Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters.”

  • CTE students to participate in art show
    Monday, November 28, 2016 4:43 PM

    The Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Educational (CTE) Academy National Art Honor Society (NAHS) announces its seventh annual gallery show at the Freeport Art Museum.

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  • Homemade makes gift giving simple
    Monday, November 28, 2016 4:20 PM
    Thanks to DIY websites such as Pinterest and Etsy, Mason jar mania is still as popular as ever. 
  • Monday, November 28, 2016 4:20 PM

    ELIZABETH–Extension is gearing up for the holidays by offering a series of hands-on programs that the whole family can come and enjoy.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:36 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Tri-State Choral Society will present its winter concert, “Magnify!” in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa Mound at 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 17.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:28 PM

    GALENA–On Tuesday evenings through Advent St. Matthew Lutheran Church will offer and host Advent worship services at 7 p.m.

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    GALENA–For those who would like a few moments of quiet space to give thanks between cooking the turkey and driving “over the river and through the woods,” Grace Episcopal Church will hold its Thanksgiving service at 9:30 a.m., on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24.
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:25 PM
    GALENA–Galena Clinic and Pieces of the Past Puzzles are co-sponsoring a free event for individuals with early to moderate Alzheimer’s and their care partners, as well as those who worry about memory problems. 
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 5:20 PM
    HANOVER–Back Street Players is bringing back another performance that will be sure to warm your heart this holiday season. 
  • Jazz trio performs at DeSoto
    Monday, November 21, 2016 5:12 PM
    GALENA–The John Erickson Jazz Trio will be returning to the DeSoto House Hotel, Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3.
  • Top artist
    Monday, November 21, 2016 5:08 PM

    GALENA–Taylor Adrian, a Galena High school senior, had her artwork selected for the Illinois Art Educators Traveling Student Show.

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  • Get some exercise and benefit the food pantry
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:43 PM

    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.

  • First Birthday - Alice Rae Rogers
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:38 PM

    Alice Rae Rogers, daughter of Derek and Heide Rogers, Scales Mound, celebrated her first birthday on Nov. 18.

  • Hello World - Kasin Ron Lyden
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:36 PM

    Sept. 23–Boy, Kasin Ron Lyden, born to Dustin and Traci Lyden, Galena.

  • Grace Episcopal Church continues relationship with South Sudan parish
    Monday, November 21, 2016 4:33 PM

    GALENA–Steve Dowe, chef and owner of Perry Street Brasserie and Grace Episcopal Church’s contact with Glory Parish in South Sudan, hosted a charity luncheon in honor of the visit by the Rt. Dr. Joseph Garang Atem Zorial, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Renk in South Sudan.

  • Monday, November 21, 2016 3:52 PM
    GALENA–Five homeowners in The Galena Territory invite the public to tour their decorated private homes during this year’s Galena Territory Holiday Housewalk. 
  • Monday, November 21, 2016 3:50 PM

    HANOVER–On Tuesday, Dec. 13, the mobile foot-care clinic will be at its Hanover office.

  • Groezinger lands spot with Phi Theta Kappa
    Monday, November 14, 2016 5:05 PM
    FREEPORT–Drew Groezinger, Stockton, was one of nine Highland Community College students inducted into the college’s chapter of the international honor society, Phi Theta Kappa.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 5:04 PM
    GALENA–The United Churches of Galena will host a Thanksgiving Eve Service at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 127 S. High St., on Wednesday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 5:01 PM
    GALENA–St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its third meeting in Bally Hall on Monday, Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:54 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Public Library will host two adult programs on Saturday, Nov. 19.

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    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA is partnering with the American Red Cross to sponsor a blood drive in the Scales Mound School cafeteria on Nov. 21 from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m.

  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:40 PM

    FREEPORT–Join the Extension for the Beef Cow/Calf Meeting where Travis Meteer, Extension educator, will discuss winter management strategies for cow/calf operations and share information from the latest research being conducted by the University of Illinois.

  • Watch your speed
    Monday, November 14, 2016 4:25 PM
    You might have noticed the new speed detection device recently purchased by the City of Galena.
  • Hanover bazaar marks 50 years
    Monday, November 14, 2016 4:23 PM
    HANOVER–Fifty years ago, Mary Donahoe, a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Hanover, had an idea.
  • Monday, November 14, 2016 4:22 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts final Songwriters Showcase for 2016 will be at 7 p.m., Thursday Nov. 17, featuring Scott Stieber, Rick Harris and Don Greenwood, hosted by Lenny Wayne and L.A. Suess.

  • Thanksgiving appetizers
    Monday, November 14, 2016 4:02 PM
    Turkey. Mashed potatoes. Stuffing. Gravy. Hot buttery rolls. Pumpkin Pie. 
  • Ghosts of Galena’s past will share a story
    Monday, November 14, 2016 3:57 PM

    GALENA–Galena is a ghost town–phantoms have been reported in mines, on bridges, in boarding houses, museums, hotels and restaurants.

  • Monday, November 14, 2016 3:53 PM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Theatre Department will hold auditions for the spring theatrical production, William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” on Nov. 16, 3-5 p.m., and Nov. 17, 4 to 5 p.m., in the Fine Arts Theatre, located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.

  • Monday, November 07, 2016 5:13 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Information sessions for people involved in or interested in beginning farming are set for 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, and 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, at Sinsinawa Mound.

  • Monday, November 07, 2016 5:12 PM

    GALENA–The Hills Unit of Jo Daviess County Home & Community Education met at the home of Sharon Goucher for their October meeting.

  • First Birthday - Finn E. Stadel
    Monday, November 07, 2016 5:10 PM

    Finn E. Stadel, son of Ryan and Kara Stadel, Scales Mound, celebrated his first birthday on Oct. 20.

  • Scales Mound offers it up dark & spooky
    Monday, November 07, 2016 4:59 PM

    SCALES MOUND–On Oct. 27, Scales Mound School hosted its first Dark and Spooky Family Reading Night.

  • ‘Of Mice and Men’: A classic on stage in Galena
    Monday, November 07, 2016 4:54 PM

    GALENA–“The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry,” as is illustrated in the classic 1937 drama, “Of Mice and Men,” by Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck, based on his novel of the same name.

  • Jail Hill Inn receives award
    Monday, November 07, 2016 4:51 PM

    CHICAGO–Jail Hill Inn owner Matthew Carroll received the Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award for Adaptive Use on Saturday, Oct. 22.

  • Monday, November 07, 2016 4:50 PM

    GALENA–The Tree of Love ceremony and tree lighting will take place at Midwest Medical Center on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 6:30 p.m.

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