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GALENA–The small brick and stone house at 348 Gear Street is having some life breathed back into it after years of sitting vacant. The Galena Foundation recently acquired the house through a … more
GALENA–Galena Country Tourism’s board met on Tuesday, Jan. 14 for their quarterly meeting. The main topic of discussion was the state of the current welcome center and potential plans to … more
GALENA–Jo Daviess County Board members heard a presentation on Tuesday, Jan. 14 by Rose Noble, president and CEO of Galena Country Tourism, on the organization’s quarterly report. The … more
GALENA–A dozen Galena School District residents had their say about the qualities the Galena School Board should seek in the district’s next superintendent. It was a lower turn out than … more
  FREEPORT–Freeport architect Christopher Fye has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the Illinois Historic Sites Advisory Council. The appointment was made in December 2019 by … more
GALENA–Having a little more snowfall this winter would make practicing snowshoeing for the upcoming Special Olympics Winter Games a whole lot easier for Robert Sturdivant of Stockton, who … more
GALENA–A strong trade deal, increasing access to health care and lowering the costs of prescription drugs and focusing efforts on climate change. Those are just a few of the topics U.S. Rep. … more
GALENA–Any candidate wishing to have a write-in vote count toward their nomination or election, must file a declaration of intent to be a write-in candidate form. This declaration must be … more
GALENA–The Galena Territory Association (GTA) has named Steve Wyland as its new general manager. Most recently, Wyland was vice president of operations for Lake Barrington Shores Community … more
GALENA–In a short, 22-minute meeting Wednesday, Jan. 8, the Galena Zoning Board of Appeals offered a positive recommendation on a special use permit request for adult-use cannabis … more
GALENA–Angela DeVere is ready to hit the ground running as the new executive director of the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce. She assumed the role on Jan. 2 and is already thinking about all … more
With marijuana now being legal in Illinois, the nine local health departments that comprise the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Northern Illinois Rockford Region remind residents that … more
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