GALENA–The Richard Peterson EMT Endowment Fund has money to give and is seeking qualified applicants looking to begin, or further, their EMT training.
EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque’s Saturday Night Cruise scheduled for Saturday, July 23 was cancelled due to inclement weather.
GALENA–After closed session discussion on administrators’ contracts and salaries during a Tuesday, July 19 meeting, members of the Galena School Board were divided in the amount of compensation appropriate for the district’s three principals: Beth Murphy at the high school, Ben Soat at the middle school and Jill Muehleip at the primary school.
HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved Brad Albrecht as interim superintendent for the 2016-17 school year.
SCALES MOUND–Registration for the 2016-17 school year will be held from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27 at the Scales Mound school office, the school board learned during its meeting on Monday, July 18.
GALENA–The Destination Marketing Organization’s (DMO) May election results received a recommendation of approval from the Joint Special Committee of the City of Galena and Jo Daviess County during its special meeting on Tuesday, July 19.
GALENA–The Galena Historic Preservation Commission denied a request by St. Michael’s Catholic Church on Thursday, July 21.
GALENA–Geared with a pencil, paper and their imagination, students in P.J. HarteNaus’s writing workshop are busy crafting their very own publication.
HANOVER–Registration for the 2016-17 school year at River Ridge will be Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Wednesday, Aug. 3.
GALENA–Many people want to give back to the community, but may not have a lot of time to volunteer.
GALENA–The scoreboard at Recreation Park received some much needed attention after a donation from U.S. Bank allowed the city of Galena to refurbish the scoreboard.
DUBUQUE, Iowa–Tri-State Christian School may have a new home at some point in the future.
EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque voters will be going to the polls in November to decide whether the city should have the financing it needs for a new city hall.
SCALES MOUND–Melisa Pehl is attempting a “coop d’etat” to overturn a veto from Scales Mound Village President Jim Davis.
Cornelius Curtin, 79, Elizabeth, was found dead at the Tapley Woods Conservation Area rest stop on Monday, July 11, along U.S. 20.
GALENA–The 39th annual Antique Town Rods rod run and car show is set for Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 17.
GALENA–Pvt. Harrison B. Virtue’s Purple Heart was presented to his descendents during a ceremony at Grant Park on Friday, July 1.
SCALES MOUND–Scales Mound School registration will be held Wednesday, July 27 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SAVANNA–The National Association of Active and Retired Federal Employees Palisades Chapter 604 will meet July 21 at Manny’s Pizza in Savanna at noon.
A free tour of the United States Food & Drug Administration’s Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) in Madison, Wis., will be held on Friday, July 15, from 1-3 p.m. sponsored by the Northwest Illinois Forestry Association (NIFA).