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10-minute meeting for city council

GALENA–The Galena City Council set a record with a 10-minute meeting on Monday, July 9.


Committee tables Barklow decision

EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque City Manager Geoff Barklow’s future with the city remains in question as city officials debate contract renewal.


Gun sanctuary Resolution misfires

GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Board was split on a resolution to oppose state gun control legislation during its Tuesday, July 10, meeting.


East Dubuque City Council hears update on wastewater treatment plant improvements

EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque City Council is moving forward with a project to make improvements to its wastewater treatment facility, but at a slower pace.


Hanover and Elizabeth reach EMS agreement

HANOVER–After Hanover Ambulance lost its vehicle provider license for multiple violations of the EMS Act, emergency medical care for the Hanover district was in limbo.


ED hires new superintendent

EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School Board approved the hiring of T.J. Potts as the district’s new superintendent during its meeting on Monday, July 2.


Documents: Coach out for lack of effort, not following orders

GALENA–Galena High School boys’ varsity basketball unceremoniously closed the book on the Nathan Bingham chapter after only one season, after the school board voted to dismiss Bingham on Tuesday, June 19. more

Jo Daviess County offers real estate for sale by sealed bid

GALENA–Jo Daviess County, as trustee, has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2014 and prior real estate taxes. The county, as trustee, will now offer for sale the real estate obtained to the public. They will offer approximately 13 items through a sealed bid auction sale. All sealed bids must be in the Jo Daviess County Treasurer’s Office, 330 N. Bench St., Galena, no later than the close of business on July 27. more

Council postpones action

GGMI seats new member

GALENA–Greater Galena Marketing, Inc. (GGMI), approved three appointments to the board during its meeting on Tuesday, June 26. more

Galena Library search

GALENA–The Galena Public Library board is back to the drawing board on its search for a new library director.


East Dubuque schools will raise fees for 2018-19

EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School Board approved raising rates on its 2018-19 school year fee schedule at its Wednesday, June 20 meeting. more
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