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  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:35 PM
    GALENA–Journey Church will host a free ice cream social on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Grey Eagle Pavilion at Recreation Park.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:28 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Dubuque Arts Council, with a City of Dubuque Arts and Culture Special Projects Grant, is bringing the Vienna Boys Choir to Dubuque on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:27 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Sinsinawa Mound will offer a Women’s Retreat Sept. 22-24.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:27 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Peter Szeibel, Dubuque, Iowa, will play the final concert of Sinsinawa Mound’s 2017 Summer Organ Concert series at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 30.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:26 PM
    ELIZABETH–Many people from the Jo Daviess County own historical letters from family members or letters that they may have purchased from antique stores. 
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:25 PM
    FREEPORT–Auditions for Highland Community College Theatre Arts Department’s fall theatre production of “The Crucible” by Arthur Miller will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 24, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre located in the Ferguson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Highland Community College.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:25 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater will continue its program Kids Take the Stage Youth Theater Classes this fall.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:24 PM
    DUBUQUE, Iowa–The Bell Tower Theater announces Jukebox Hits featuring The New Paul Hemmer Swing Band on Sept. 9 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. 
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:23 PM
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:18 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–There will be an opening celebration of the Sinsinawa Mound Collaborative Farm from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:16 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Bill Kehl will offer a drumming workshop, “A Circle of Drums: The Rhythms of Life,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Sinsinawa Mound.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:15 PM
    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Forestry Association (NIFA) has arranged for a group tour of the Aldo Leopold Center and farm near Baraboo, Wis., on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.  
  • Banana pudding with a special ingredient
    Monday, August 21, 2017 5:12 PM
    Banana pudding sits high in the court of old fashioned desserts, and it doesn’t get much better than the classic recipe on the back of the Nilla wafer box.  
  • 34 years of great memories
    Monday, August 21, 2017 5:06 PM
    ELIZABETH–Aug. 6 was a day of great revelry and melancholy for the Rev. Kenneth Arndt. 
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:03 PM
    GALENA–Members and friends of St. Matthew Lutheran Church honored Janet Etzel on Sunday, Aug. 20 for 30 years of faithful ministry as Music Director of the church.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 5:00 PM
    GALENA–Beginning Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, a non-denominational Bible study will take place at Prairie Ridge for the residents there, and also for any in the community who might wish to join them.  
  • Anniversary: The Thomassons
    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:58 PM
    Steve and Mary Ann Thomasson, Elizabeth, celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on Aug. 19.  
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:57 PM
    There will be a new location for the Bonnet family reunion at the air conditioned St. Joseph Catholic Church Hall, 410 W. Lena St., Lena, Sunday, Aug. 27 at noon.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:56 PM
    FREEPORT–The Highland Community College Chorale is looking for vocalists.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:52 PM
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:49 PM
    GALENA–Lord of Love Lutheran Church welcomes anyone interested to come worship on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m. at Recreation Park in the Grey Eagle Pavilion.

  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:42 PM
    HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–Recognize the conservation accomplishments of Wisconsin’s landowners at a Conservation Observance Day celebration on Friday, Aug. 25 at the Shelliam Family’s Windy Hill Ranch at 30518 CTH W, Hazel Green. 
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:39 PM
  • Scales Mound students attend FFA Leadership Camp
    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:36 PM
    MONTICELLO–Mickenzie Bass, Jenna Korte and Cameron Ziarko, Scales Mound FFA members, attended the annual FFA Leadership Camp at 4-H Memorial Campgrounds, Monticello, July 25-28.
  • Monday, August 21, 2017 4:34 PM
    FREEPORT–Highland Community College Adult Education Program is seeking volunteers to tutor adults in Highland’s district. 
  • The power of prayer
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:25 PM
    EAST DUBUQUE–He calls it a “love affair” and it all started in high school with a cute blonde at a United Methodist church in New York.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:18 PM
    SINSINAWA–Movies of bygone eras will be the focus at the Aug. 31 Memory Café at Sinsinawa Mound. From 1 to 2:30 p.m., participants can reminisce about favorite big-screen moments.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:18 PM
  • Engagement: Muchow-Biver
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:14 PM
    The engagement of Carissa Muchow and Nick Biver, both of Dubuque, Iowa, is being announced.
  • Engagement: Kaiser-Stumpf
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:12 PM
    The engagement of Kailyn Marie Kaiser and Ross Alan Stumpf, both of Muscatine, Iowa, is being announced.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 9:11 PM
  • Songwriter showcase
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:09 PM
    GALENA–Megan Elizabeth Roeth, a singer/songwriter from Dubuque, Iowa, will be the featured performer at the Galena Center for the Arts on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. 
  • Arts center to feature, honor Carl Johnson
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:07 PM
    GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts announces a new special exhibit by Carl Johnson, Galena watercolorist.
  • Women of Courage and Commitment to hold high tea on August 19
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:05 PM
    GALENA–Ever wonder what would happen if a backwoods pioneer woman chatted with a snobby English lady?
  • Gazette files recall ‘The Eclipse’
    Monday, August 14, 2017 9:01 PM
    It was almost 100 years ago, that news of a total eclipse of the sun occurred in this area.
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 8:46 PM
    GALENA–About five years ago, Rev. Frederick Baltz, the pastor at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, had an idea about eclipses in relation to biblical events. 
  • An August day in ‘65
    Monday, August 14, 2017 8:31 PM
    Following the Civil War, General Grant and his family returned to Galena on Friday, Aug. 18, 1865.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:12 PM
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:12 PM
    LANCASTER, Wis.–The annual Father Samuel Mazzuchelli Memorial Mass and dinner will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27 at St. Patrick Church, Benton, Wis. 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:10 PM
    STOCKTON–Do you manage a health condition on a daily basis or care for someone who does? 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 8:02 PM
    ELIZABETH–On Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 3 to 5 p.m., the Jo Daviess County Master Gardeners will hold a tea party at the University of Illinois Extension office, 204 Vine St. Elizabeth.
  • Simple doesn’t necessarily mean boring
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:59 PM
    It took a long time for me to learn that contrary to popular belief, simple cooking does not have to equate with boring. 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:58 PM
    The annual Wachter family reunion will be held at noon, Sunday, Aug. 20, at the Scales Mound Town Hall.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:57 PM
    The 89th annual Wurster family reunion of the descendants of Andrew and Elizabeth (Haering) Wurster, will be held Sunday, Aug. 20 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Massbach, with a potluck dinner at noon.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:56 PM
    The annual Hastings-Atkins family reunion will be held at noon, Sunday, Aug. 20 at the Plum Pavilion, at Old Mill Park, Savanna.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:55 PM
    Aug. 4–Girl, Paislee Nicole, born to Mark and Stephany Honerbaum, Lena.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:54 PM
    DUBUQUE–The Mac Mavericks computer club will meet on Saturday Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. in the Bartels and Butler conference room at Finley Hospital, Dubuque. 
  • Night sky: Planets, meteors and constellations
    Monday, August 07, 2017 7:49 PM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation and the Planetary Studies Foundation is hosting an event to see the Perseid meteor shower from atop Horseshoe Mound, Saturday, Aug. 12, 7-11 p.m. 
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:48 PM
    GALENA–Galena’s Pub Theology began in June 2015, and, in July this year, celebrated two years of discussions every Wednesday evening.
  • Monday, August 07, 2017 7:48 PM
    SINSINAWA, Wis.–Stephen Steely will bring the organ to life at Sinsinawa Mound’s free Summer Organ Concert series at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23.
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