• Tuesday, September 27, 2016 1:42 PM
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:34 PM
    STOCKTON–Join Extension and Drew Groezinger, owner of Groezinger Produce Farm, for a 4-H Horticulture Workshop on Sunday, Oct. 2.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 5:03 PM
    SAVANNA–The Committee for the Northwest Illinois Chapter of Ducks Unlimited continues to plan for its 44th annual banquet.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:48 PM

    GALENA–The St. Mary Altar & Rosary Society held its first meeting Monday evening, Sept. 12, with a potluck supper at 6:30 in Bally Hall. 

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:48 PM
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:23 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Jeanette Bell, Trish Jones and Judy Wjocik specialize in empowering women to live a life that brings joy, inner peace and a closer walk with God.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:22 PM

    GALENA–The St. Michael’s Catholic Church Altar & Rosary Society held its first meeting of the new year on Monday, Sept. 12 with 20 ladies attending.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:19 PM

    MT. CARROLL–Everyone is invited to participate in the upcoming recycling collection set for Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Carroll County Highway Department, just off Ill. 52/64 at 10735 Mill Road, Mt. Carroll.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:18 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Barb McKinlay of Dubuque, Iowa, will lead participants in her glass ornament class, 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 15, at Sinsinawa Mound. With McKinlay’s guidance, each student will design and decorate six fused glass ornaments (or four ornaments and a small 4-inch tray) that can include trees, presents, rounds, butterflies, or other abstract shapes (pieces will be provided).

  • Final walking tour
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:16 PM
    The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation will be holding its final walking tour of the year of Galena Gateway Park at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. Jim Louderman, Chicago Field Museum collections specialist, and JDCF staff members will lead the walk.
  • JDCF potluck and program to focus on insects and food
    Monday, September 26, 2016 4:15 PM

    WOODBINE–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) invites the public to a free potluck and program, “Insects and Our Food: Pests to Protein,” on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at Woodbine Bend.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:14 PM

    CHICAGO–Landmarks Illinois will honor the Jail Hill Inn, Galena, at the Landmarks Illinois 2016 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Celebration.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:11 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Territory Association has scheduled a household hazardous waste collection for Saturday, Oct. 8, in the parking lot of The Territory’s Marina, at the end of Marina Drive.
  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:10 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Contemporary Catholic composer Tom Booth will be at Sinsinawa Mound for a concert Sunday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. and mission evening Monday, Oct. 17, at 7. Both are open to the public, with a freewill offering being accepted.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:09 PM

    ELIZABETH–Extension announces that the program, Backyard Apple Tree School, will be in Elizabeth on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Elizabeth Community Building.

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 4:03 PM
    GALENA–The city of Galena offers television and computer monitor recycling on the last Friday of every month. 
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2016 11:06 AM

    GALENA–The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society will host a field trip to Casper Bluff from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 22.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 6:30 PM

    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts will host its first Sunday Salon concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 25, featuring Marcus deJesus, a classical guitarist originally from Brazil who currently lives in the Dubuque. 

  • Anniversary - The Rickes
    Monday, September 19, 2016 5:41 PM

    Leonard and Shirley Ricke, Menominee, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Sept. 25.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:27 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Art Gallery presents “Quilts Bound with Love and Grace,” the 26th annual quilt exhibit Oct. 1 to Nov. 27. 
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:25 PM
    ELIZABETH–As this year’s growing season is winding down, it is time to start thinking about what your goals for your produce and gardens are for next year.
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:23 PM
    HANOVER–The 23rd Annual Autumn Craft Fair, sponsored by the River Ridge PTO.
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:23 PM
    ELIZABETH–It’s not the subject of a famous song.
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 5:20 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–Mystique Casino and Resort is announcing an addition to its fall entertainment lineup.

  • Make a new tradition, food memories
    Monday, September 19, 2016 4:51 PM

    Noisy crowds, long lines, yelling just to be heard–don’t get trapped this football season at a restaurant or bar where you can’t properly cheer for your team.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 4:46 PM

    GALENA–St. Matthew Lutheran Church will offer a Bible overview class that is guaranteed to provide a level of familiarity with the Scriptures which most people have not experienced before.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 4:44 PM
    HANOVER–The Senior Resource Center is sponsoring its Living Well Senior Expo, “Rocking 50 and Beyond.” 
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 4:37 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–All are invited to join the Sinsinawa Mound community in prayer for peace in our world and hearts at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21. 
  • Monday, September 19, 2016 4:36 PM

    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound is offering Cultivating Peace in Nature, 9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 24. Come explore contemplative practices on the hiking trails, woods, gardens and labyrinth on and around Sinsinawa Mound.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 4:15 PM

    UTICA–Galena Cellars Winery and Gerald Podraza, Apple River, were honored at the Vintage Illinois Wine Festival on Sept. 18. 

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 4:14 PM

    GALENA–Works by Charlene Buran Price, Galena, will be featured during September and October at the Gear Street facility of Illinois Bank & Trust.

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 3:52 PM

    HANOVER–A casting call for Backstreet Players’ Christmas Production of “Toy School” by Paul Collete and Robert Wright is being made.

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 6:41 PM

    GALENA–The Hills Unit of Jo Daviess County Home and Community Education (HCE) had a busy summer. 

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 6:40 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–“Heal Your Grief, ” a retreat designed to facilitate healing in the hearts of those who are wounded by the loss of a loved one, will take place in October. 

  • School desk
    Monday, September 12, 2016 6:33 PM
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 6:07 PM
    GALENA–The teaching ministry of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 127 S. High St., Galena, continues to welcome the community to opportunities for learning.
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 6:06 PM
    GALENA–Young families of the community are invited to St. Matthew Lutheran Church at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 20 for pizza with other children and their parents. 
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 6:06 PM
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 5:05 PM
    GALENA–The members of Court Isabella 572, Catholic Daughters of the Americas, met for a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at Bally Hall, St. Mary’s Catholic Church. 
  • Hello World - Michael Richard Peters
    Monday, September 12, 2016 5:02 PM

    Aug. 28–Boy, Michael Richard Peters, born to Steven and Rebecca Peters, Galena.

  • Tea with the Duchess Sept. 17
    Monday, September 12, 2016 4:32 PM
    GALENA–Ever wonder what would happen if a backwoods pioneer woman chatted with a snobby English lady?
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 4:31 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater announces the area premiere of “Doublewide, Texas” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. 
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 4:29 PM

    FREEPORT–Highland Community College Theatre Arts program presents “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald for the fall 2016 theatre production.

  • New app for DSO
    Monday, September 12, 2016 4:25 PM

    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra has a new mobile app available now as a free download in the App store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android.

  • Scales Mound aligns curriculum
    Monday, September 12, 2016 4:22 PM

    SCALES MOUND–Throughout the day on Wednesday, Sept. 7, elementary, junior high and high school teachers worked with the Regional Office of Education (ROE) to begin the process of aligning their curriculum to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). 

  • 200th birthday party for Elihu Washburne
    Monday, September 12, 2016 4:20 PM
    GALENA–For over 10 years, the Galena Belle Questers have volunteered every Friday from May through October to lead tours through the home of Elihu B. Washburne.
  • Native American  culture presentation
    Monday, September 12, 2016 4:18 PM

    WARREN–Internationally-published Ojibwa author Kim Sigafus returns to the Warren Township Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. for a special Native American program. 

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 4:12 PM

    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department will be holding an immunization clinic from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at its Galena office.

  • Monday, September 12, 2016 4:10 PM

    SPRINGFIELD–Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White is urging students in grades four to 12 to enter the 2017 “Letters About Literature” contest–a national reading and writing competition funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation and the Library of Congress through the Secretary of State’s Illinois Center for the Book program.

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