• Monday, July 25, 2016 5:04 PM
    ELIZABETH–High humidity and equally high temperatures are no strangers to the farms and the families that live on them throughout Jo Daviess County. 
  • Card Shower - Robert Bonnet
    Monday, July 25, 2016 4:46 PM

    Robert Bonnet, Lena, celebrated his 90th birthday on July 16.

  • Monday, July 25, 2016 4:42 PM
  • Trip of a lifetime
    Monday, July 25, 2016 4:24 PM
    GALENA–The world got a little smaller for Julia Lieb this summer.
  • Add some pizazz to fruit salad
    Monday, July 25, 2016 4:00 PM

    To give your fruit salad some extra pizazz this summer, give it a hit from the savory side of the food world.

  • Monday, July 25, 2016 3:53 PM
    LENA–Ladies Day Out is preparing for its annual holiday show on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Lena School District from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
  • Three graduate from Lutheran diakonia program
    Monday, July 25, 2016 3:40 PM

    SCHAPVILLE–Members of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church celebrated the graduation ceremony of three new diakonia graduates in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Northern Illinois Synod on July 10.

  • Monday, July 25, 2016 3:27 PM
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 3:25 PM
    GALENA–Summer is here and the growing season is well underway.
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 3:21 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater announces the area premiere of a new musical comedy; “Assisted Living: The Musical,” written by Rick Compton and Betsy Bennett.
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 3:04 PM
    GALENA–The start of the school year is fast approaching.
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 3:03 PM
    STOCKTON–The 49th annual Willow Folk Music Festival is set for Aug. 13-14 at the Willow Church, rural Stockton.
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 3:01 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Bruce Bengtson will play the Aug. 24 Summer Organ Concert at Sinsinawa Mound at 7 p.m.
  • Back Street Players go on stage this week with ‘Bad Year for Tomatoes’ in Hanover
    Monday, July 25, 2016 2:35 PM
    HANOVER–Back Street Players is dusting off its old ways, and bringing a new twist to community theatre with the comedy, “A Bad Year for Tomatoes,” showing Wednesday, July 27 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, July 28 at 7 p.m.
  • Monday, July 25, 2016 2:27 PM

    The Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing is coming back for another year, with four new organizations joining the cooperative fundraiser.

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:53 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is collaborating with the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin to offer the Memory Café program on Thursday, July 28 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:49 PM
    GALENA–Illinois Bank & Trust branches in Galena, Stockton and Elizabeth will participate in the bank’s annual summer celebration, a free picnic open to the public, on Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:17 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Artist Barb McKinlay of Dubuque, Iowa, will lead a class that will bring out your creative side at Sinsinawa Mound.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:14 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–It’s an irresistible recipe for fun: cars, corn, games and music. And, it’s all on the menu of a one-night-only 30th anniversary of the Saturday Night KAT Cruise.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:19 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering a free summer program aimed at youth between the ages of 7-12 designed to connect children with the natural world.
  • Anniversary - The Kerns
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:13 PM
    Delbert and Beverly Kern, Galena, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on July 14.
  • First Birthday - Kellen Mathew Honerbaum
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:12 PM
    Kellen Mathew Honerbaum, son of Mark and Stephany Honerbaum, Freeport, celebrated his first birthday on July 8.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:11 PM
    July 7–Twin boys, Evan Richard and Owen Steven Goldberg, born to Andy and Ashley Goldberg, Woodridge.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 5:08 PM
    Randecker reunion August 7
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:59 PM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s 2016 new student orientation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 4 to 6:30 p.m., and Wednesday, Aug. 3, from noon to 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:39 PM
  • #GalenaReads reaches milestone
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:28 PM
    GALENA–On Saturday, July 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. the Galena Public Library will host “Sundaes on Saturday” the official wrap-up party for the 2016 summer reading program, “#GalenaReads.”
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:27 PM
    THOMSON–Armed with GPS units, teams will “race” by attempting to complete a series of challenges located on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 4:06 PM
  • Five students receive IBT scholarships
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:58 PM
    GALENA–Five seniors from four area high schools recently earned $1,000 scholarships from Illinois Bank & Trust to use toward their pursuit of higher education.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:56 PM
    GALENA–Grace Episcopal Church will be hosting Hal Martin’s Art, a show, including five of his new paintings.
  • Sinsinawa Art Gallery to feature new art form
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:50 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sister Joeann Daley, OP, will be featured in “The Evolution of the Artistic Imagination” at Sinsinawa Art Gallery, Sinsinawa, Aug. 4 to Sept. 28.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:41 PM
    LENA–Community Bank recently awarded scholarships to students from Warren and Lena-Winslow high schools for their winning essays in the bank’s annual scholarship program.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:40 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–David O’Shea, Dublin, Ireland, will play his first concert of the Summer Organ Concert series at Sinsinawa Mound at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:33 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is bringing the meditative art of Zentangle to the tri-state area Saturday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:25 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.—Sinsinawa Mound’s Summer Organ Concert for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, will bring international talent together.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:24 PM
    GALENA–Meet and greets with the two artists featured at Hello Galena are set.
  • Encore Performance
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:19 PM
    GALENA–It’s coming back by popular demand!
  • Vonn to perform at Galena Center for the Arts
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:42 PM
    The July Songwriter’s Showcase at the Galena Center for the Arts will feature Jay Vonn performing his own original songs.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:40 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound’s Summer Organ Concert series continues at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3, with Dalaie Choi of Iowa City, Iowa, playing her inaugural concert of the series.
  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 2:38 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Drazen Dupor, Madison, Wis., will lead an Icon Retreat at Sinsinawa Mound, Aug.
  • ‘Farmers Helping Farmers’
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:26 PM
    ELIZABETH–Nancy Berlage grew up on a farm about a mile outside of Elizabeth, a farm her mother, Arlene, still owns.
  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016 2:16 PM
    GALENA–Grace Episcopal Church’s annual outdoor celebration, “Mass in the Grass,” will take place at 10 a.m., Sunday, July 17.
  • Sprouting business
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:57 PM
    GALENA–Rita Jones has always had a pretty strong business instinct.
  • Improvements to Cemetery Park
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:30 PM

    GALENA–Galena’s Cemetery Park has an updated look thanks to some recent donations and volunteers.

  • Gold medal goes to Scales Mound FFA
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:25 PM

    SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound FFA chapter and its members earned numerous honors at the State FFA Convention, June 14-16 in Springfield.

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:24 PM

    GALENA–The first annual Uptown Galena Block Party and Music Festival will be held on Sunday, July 17 on Main St., between Diagonal and Franklin Streets.

  • Anniversary - The Heims
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:23 PM

    Larry and Judy Heim, Galena, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 18.

  • Anniversary - The Harrises
    Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:21 PM

    William and Jane Ann Harris, Galena, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 16.

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016 1:20 PM

    July 8–Boy, Peyton James Brian Garcea, born to Joey and Tiffany Garcea, Elizabeth.

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