• Tuesday, May 03, 2016 12:27 PM
    May Daze sale days return to downtown Galena on Friday, May 13, Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15.
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 12:25 PM
    The showing of “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA,” originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 3 at Galena Middle School, has been cancelled due to family and medical emergencies.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 12:19 PM

    GALENA–Keep the bricks or remove them? That’s the big question facing the Galena City Council when it comes to downtown sidewalk repairs.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 12:02 PM

    STOCKTON–Heroin is a drug notorious for dooming its users with a life of addiction until incarceration or death by overdose.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:59 AM
    ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) recognized long-time Stockton resident Nancy Hamill Winter with an award named in her honor at its annual meeting on April 2.
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:55 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:51 AM
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:45 AM

    ELIZABETH–Up until recently, Doris Trader had some pretty unique wall art in her basement furnace room.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:40 AM

    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.

  • Doyle promoted at Illinois Bank
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:40 AM

    GALENA–Illinois Bank & Trust announced recently that Pam Doyle was promoted to vice president of commercial banking in the bank’s Galena market.

  • Hastings leaving Jo-Carroll
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:27 AM

    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.

  • New kiosks offer 24/7 information, professional welcome to visitors
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:17 AM
    GALENA–It began with a simple remark and grew into a beautification project with practical uses and amazing results.
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:06 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:00 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 11:00 AM
    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley, named for Galena native, the late Donald Horsley, will be commissioned during a ceremony on Friday, May 20 at Pier Delta, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 10:36 AM
    GALENA–Susan Votroubek had no intentions of ever buying an old house.
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 10:30 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 10:26 AM
    GALENA–Straw bale gardening is a technique gaining popularity for its versatility and efficiency.
  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 10:17 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, May 03, 2016 10:09 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:37 PM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:36 PM
    GALENA–The Galena High School Journalism Team took second place at sectionals on Saturday, April 23 at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 2:25 PM
    GALENA–The Miners Lodge will be hosting its next all-you-can-eat monthly breakfast on Sunday, May 1.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:50 PM
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:44 PM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:40 PM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:37 PM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:36 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council unanimously approved its budget for the fiscal year starting May 1.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:24 PM

    FREEPORT–The Northwest Illinois Audubon Society is planning three events in May.

  • Planting a new church in Galena
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:22 PM
    GALENA–The Rev. Tim Swigart was in high school when he first felt called to ministry.
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 12:16 PM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:41 AM
    GALENA–The Anwar family is announcing this year’s recipients of the ninth annual Euleila Awards for Poetry and Art at Galena High School. 
  • Country Financial honors Joe Miller
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:24 AM

    Country Financial representative Joe Miller of Galena has earned a position on the insurance group’s distinguished All American team.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:15 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:14 AM

    HANOVER–The River Ridge School Board approved a two-year contract with the River Ridge Education Association (RREA) during its meeting Monday, April 18.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 11:12 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:37 AM
  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:35 AM

    GALENA–A new group may be forming in the aftermath of the failed March Galena School District bond referendum.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:29 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:23 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 26, 2016 10:04 AM
    GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Democratic Central Committee held its annual convention April 13 in Galena.
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 11:35 AM
    Galena’s Earth Day Fest is set for Wednesday, April 20, at Turner Hall.
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 11:35 AM
    GALENA–The annual U.S. Grant Pilgrimage is planned for this weekend, filling the city with thousands of Boy Scouts.
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 11:34 AM
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 11:28 AM
    GALENA–Fourteen Galena High School students are basking this week in the glory of success.
  • Michelle Till out as ED primary principal
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016 11:23 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:54 AM

    GALENA–What advice would you give your 12-year-old self?

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:53 AM

    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.

  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:45 AM
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2016 10:34 AM

    GALENA–A mock accident was held at the Shenandoah Riding Center on Friday, April 15.

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