In the news: COVID-19
The 100th will have to wait...
Board opts to reschedule Elizabeth Fair

ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Community Fair Board of Directors has rescheduled the 100th Elizabeth Community Fair from July to August. The tentative dates are Aug. 21-23. “We believe it …

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For posterity: This is a time when more is more meaningful

If you want to go back in time and explore a sad and frightening yet interesting piece of Galena’s history, where might you go for information? For four months in 1918, the influenza …

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Jo Daviess County now has had 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19

GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department is reporting that Jo Daviess County has had 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19, four of which were reported on Wednesday, May 27. Eleven of those …

Updates on COVID-19 in Jo Daviess County

Special news package: Latest news, closings, cancellations, updates and links regarding COVID-19

Here are the latest news stories regarding COVID-19 and its impact in Jo Daviess County. For access to all COVID-19 related stories, click here.

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Bumper to bumper traffic at Prairie Ridge? You bet. Cars and residents line up for parade at Prairie Ridge
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Local businesses offer specials during COVID-19 outbreak

A number of local businesses are using services through The Galena Gazette to promote their businesses. during the COVID-19 pandemic. Supporting local businesses is crucial to the area's overall …

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Courts to open for business June 1 GALENA–On Monday, June 1, judges in the Illinois 15th judicial circuit will begin hearing essential cases. On May 20, the Illinois Supreme Court modified its order of March 17, allowing this …
COVID-19 cases increasing JO DAVIESS COUNTY–As of Friday, May 22, there were 26 reported cases of COVID-19 in Jo Daviess County. The health department is not releasing the age, gender or community the cases are from. …
Musicians to offer outdoor performances GALENA–With the onset of COVID-19 and shelter in place restrictions, local musicians have experienced lost wages due to area music venues being closed down and cancelling performances …

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