GALENA–Keep the bricks or remove them? That’s the big question facing the Galena City Council when it comes to downtown sidewalk repairs.
STOCKTON–Heroin is a drug notorious for dooming its users with a life of addiction until incarceration or death by overdose.
GALENA–The League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County have been nominated by the National League of Women Voters of the United States as one of four finalists for the Effective Community Engagement Award.
ELIZABETH–Up until recently, Doris Trader had some pretty unique wall art in her basement furnace room.
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department will be holding an immunization clinic from 1-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 at its Galena office.
GALENA–Illinois Bank & Trust announced recently that Pam Doyle was promoted to vice president of commercial banking in the bank’s Galena market.
ELIZABETH–Jo-Carroll Energy President and CEO Michael Hastings announced recently he is resigning to take a new position as President and CEO of Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative in Mt. Crawford, Va., on Aug. 1.
GALENA –The Felt Manor on Prospect Street will seek approval to become an eight-room inn during the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) meeting 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11, at city hall.
GALENA–The Galena/Jo Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) board was given an update on the Destination Marketing Organization’s (DMO) ongoing election process on Tuesday, April 26.
GALENA–A large stone retaining wall, estimated to be 150 years old, was rebuilt by Galena’s oldest contracting firm, Mike and Nick Sproule Construction and Matt Heller, during the week of April 18.
GALENA–Veneer for the side of houses, blocks for retaining walls, hearthstones, countertops, you name it, Hahn Quarry products most likely has it or can create it.
ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess County Democrats will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 5 at the Welcome Inn, 102 N. Main St., Elizabeth.
GALENA–The rolling hills of Galena are part of the natural beauty in the area, but those same hills make for dangerous areas when it comes to driving.
GALENA–The Vietnam Veterans Chapter 928 held its second annual Welcome Home dinner at the Ramada Galena on Saturday, April 16, with guest speaker retired Army Sgt. Allen Lynch, Medal of Honor recipient.
GALENA–Formation of the new Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) continues with the election of directors and issuance of ballots to eligible voters on Friday, April 15.
GALENA–For those who look forward each spring to the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society’s Cemetery Walk, or for those who’ve never attended but would love to step back in time and learn the life stories of past Galenians, now’s your chance.
EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council unanimously approved its budget for the fiscal year starting May 1.
FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society is planning three events in May.
GALENA–With six months of meetings behind them, the city of Galena’s deer committee decided Wednesday, April 20 that it’s time for an interim report to the Galena City Council.
Country Financial representative Joe Miller of Galena has earned a position on the insurance group’s distinguished All American team.
SCALES MOUND–Dr. William Caron, Scales Mound superintendent, informed the school board on Monday, April 18, the district’s financial rating remained at the highest level in all categories.
HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved a two-year contract with the River Ridge Education Association (RREA) during its meeting Monday, April 18.
GALENA–Although the Galena School Board was set to approve a resolution to move forward with the issuance of not more than $1 million in Qualified Zone Academy Bonds (QZAB), which requires a 10 percent local match, the board put the brakes on that for the time being as board members hope to increase the amount of the local match available.
GALENA–A new group may be forming in the aftermath of the failed March Galena School District bond referendum.
EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School board updated progress on the search for a new superintendent at the regular board meeting on Tuesday, April 19.
WOODBINE–Thanks to Highland Community College, the Tri-County Economic Development Alliance (TCEDA) and numerous sponsors, graduates of the Jo Daviess County Leadership Forum gathered to celebrate the program’s 15th anniversary at a NextGen breakfast.
EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School Board voted unanimously to not renew the employment contract of primary school principal Michelle Till during a special meeting on Monday, April 11.
GALENA–What advice would you give your 12-year-old self?
GALENA–The plan is for Grant Park to get a bit of an update, and members of the Galena City Council appear ready to work with the Galena Foundation to make that happen.
GALENA–A mock accident was held at the Shenandoah Riding Center on Friday, April 15.