• Stockwell features Grape Escape in book
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:15 PM
    GALENA–Local author, Karen Stockwell, will be having a book release party at Miss Kitty’s Grape Escape on Sunday, May 1 from noon to 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:14 PM
    GALENA–It took 101 mom ‘n’ pop shops on an 1800s Main Street and the love of thousands of Galena fans but it’s happened.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:11 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque District Library is hosting a Money Smart week open and free to the public May 2-7.
  • First Birthday - Calvin Joseph Kaiser
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:25 AM

    Calvin Joseph Kaiser, son of Corey and Jennifer Kaiser, Galena, celebrated his first birthday on April 2.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:23 AM
    GALENA–With May 5 being the National Day of Prayer, Crossroads Community Church will hold a prayer service at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:17 AM

    ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth History Museum will host an open house on Saturday, May 7, to mark the beginning of its 2016 season and to introduce visitors to the museum’s new location at 110 E. Myrtle St. in downtown Elizabeth.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:16 AM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering an evening focused on exploring the well-known and little-known complexities of hydraulic fracturing through firsthand experience, investigative journalism, storytelling and verse.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:13 AM
    DERINDA–There will be a tea party in honor of Dorothy Ellinor by the Derinda Lutheran Church Relay for Life team.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:10 AM

    GALENA–Illinois Bank & Trust will help kids in Jo Daviess County get a head start on their education through a unique reading service.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:34 AM
    ELIZABETH–Today many people are looking to find healthier ways to live.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:31 AM
    STOCKTON–Members of the Stockton High School class of 1951 will observe the 65th anniversary of their graduation with a series of events in Stockton on Saturday, May 7.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:21 AM

    FREEPORT–The Highland Big Band will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 in the Fine Arts Theatre in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center on the Highland campus.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:20 AM

    STOCKTON–Drew Groezinger, Stockton, 10-year member of the Jo Daviess County 4-H program, has been honored for his exemplary volunteer service with a certificate of excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, and with a President’s Volunteer Service Award granted by the program on behalf of President Barack Obama.

  • Women of Courage & Commitment present ‘Scandalous Grandmothers’
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:13 AM

    GALENA–Find out whose grandmother lost her arm in an accident with a bus…who escaped the dirt of East End London to be chased out of an apartment in Brooklyn by a haunt…whose grandmother graduated from high school in Galena, the first in her family to do so…find out whose grandmother was best friends with Indians from the Squirrel –Tail family….whose grandmother drove herself and her children across British Columbia’s terrifyingly rough roads in a 1937 Chrysler.

  • Felting classes planned in May
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:11 AM

    GALENA–In May, Larissa Distler will teach two felting classes at the Galena Center for the Arts.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:08 AM

    JO DAVIESS COUNTY–The Office of Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger will host two financial literacy presentations in Elizabeth and Galena as part of Money Smart Week festivities.

  • Radio suspense drama at Center for the Arts
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:08 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts is the recipient of a Community Access Grant from the Freeport Art Museum and the Illinois Arts Council to support the production of the classic old time radio mystery, “The Thin Man” at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 1.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:03 AM

    SCALES MOUND–Anyone interested in participating in the second annual Council Hill/Scales Mound Area garage sale, call Mary Bader at 815-541-0100.

  • Apple River Fort selling raffle tickets for Abraham Lincoln Statue
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:51 AM

    FREEPORT–Raffle tickets are being sold to help fund a sculpture commemorating Abraham Lincoln’s 1832 march to Kellogg’s Grove, now Kent.

  • Anniversary - The Hellers
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:49 AM
    Glenn and Diane Heller, Galena, will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary on April 24.
  • Engagement - Junk-Woodward
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:48 AM

    The engagement of Chelsey Marie Junk and Joshua Thomas Woodward, both of Dubuque, Iowa, is being announced.

  • Hello World - Alice Estelle Heller
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:47 AM

    Dec. 19, 2015–Girl, Alice Estelle,Heller, born to Corey and Joy Heller, Gilroy, Calif.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:46 AM

    April 7–Boy, Weston Jeffery Daugherty, born to Justin Keith and Sarah Ruth Daugherty, Cuba City, Wis.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:44 AM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–The next Memory Café is planned for 1-2:30 p.m. at Sinsinawa Mound on April 28.
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:14 AM

    GALENA–“Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA,” a film that tells the story of how guns and the billions of dollars made off of them, affect the lives of everyday Americans, will be shown Tuesday, May 3 at 7 p.m. at Galena Middle School as part of a program on gun violence sponsored by the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Jo Daviess County.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:13 AM

    ELIZABETH–Small Town Saloon, Elizabeth, will be hosting a benefit for Curtis Cook and Dalton Bauer on Saturday, April 23.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:11 AM
    GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church will again offer a service for healing open to all in the community.
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:02 AM

    Among the many foods to anticipate in the spring is asparagus.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:55 AM

    GALENA–Thursday, April 21, at 7 p.m., will be the monthly Songwriter’s Showcase, this month featuring Ron Frank and Melanie Devaney.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:51 AM

    GALENA–The Galena Public Library will be offering “How Does Your Garden Grow?” for children kindergarten to six on Friday, April 22 at 2 p.m.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:45 PM
    GALENA–The members of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 5 at Bally Hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:45 PM

    Grace Episcopal Church will host its second annual trivia night on Sunday, April 24 at Taste! Country Roadhouse, Menominee.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:42 PM

    GALENA–The theme for this year’s Galena Earth Day Fest on Wednesday, April 20, at Turner Hall in Galena, is all about community.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:41 PM

    GALENA–Westminster Presbyterian Church, 513 S. Bench St., is holding its annual rummage sale on Thursday, April 28 from 4 to 8 p.m.; Friday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:32 PM

    March 25–Girl, Lexi Jo Simonsmeier, born to Michael Simonsmeier and Kim Appleby, Galena.

  • Imagination Library serves Jo Daviess families
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:30 PM

    GALENA–The Imagination Library has been brought to Jo Daviess County by the United Way of Northwest Illinois (UWNI).

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:29 PM
    WASHINGTON, D.C.–Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17) announced that online voting has begun in Illinois’ 17th District’s annual Congressional Art Competition.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:26 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will be hosting a Sneak a Peek, April 19-20, which precedes the Julien International Film Festival set to start April 21 in Dubuque, Iowa.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:23 PM

    GALENA–St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its seventh meeting on Monday, April 4 in Bally Hall at 7 p.m.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:22 PM

    Prize winners for the Northwest Illinois Daily Drawing are being announced for March.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:21 PM

    ELIZABETH–Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger’s Take Charge Illinois Program will be offering financial workshops around the state on everything from identity theft protection to the basics of budgeting as a part of Money Smart Week.

  • River Ridge students bring Twain to life
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:15 PM

    HANOVER–On April 8, River Ridge Middle School performed “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.”

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:14 PM
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:13 PM
    LENA–Ladies are you ready to have some fun?
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:07 PM

    HANOVER–The Senior Resource Center is looking for spellers and an audience to come to the second annual spelling bee for seniors, which will be held in the Hanover Park District building, Hanover, on Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:06 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is hosting Ringin’ Spring Handbell Workshop.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:04 PM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s chapter of the international honor society Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) recently inducted 31 new members during a recent ceremony held in the HCC Student/Conference Center.

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 11:55 AM
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 11:36 AM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s Clarence Mitchell Library is planning a program for National Poetry Month.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 11:35 AM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College’s 43rd season of Summerset Theatre will be auditioning for “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 16 in the Fine Arts Theatre located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center.

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