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On the vaccination front...

Calls ringing off the hook at the Jo Daviess County COVID Call Center

HANOVER–The Jo Daviess County COVID Call Center is a busy place. The phones are ringing constantly as individuals call in, hoping to get on a wait list for the vaccine. Staffed by volunteers …

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Vaccine registration opens Tuesday night, March 2 at 7 p.m.: Jo Daviess County Health Department reports just one new case of COVID-19 over the weekend

GALENA–Registration opens at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2 on the Jo Daviess County's vaccintion website for the next vaccination clinic on Friday, March 5 at Midwest Medical Center. The health …

Opinion: Publisher's column...

Maybe, just maybe......we could turn vaccination clinics into events and have some fun

I was a bit excited and anxious this past Friday morning before a 9 a.m., appointment for my second COVID-19 inoculation at Midwest Medical Center. I was a bit anxious about what reaction I …

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Putting his skills to good use: Galena Middle School student Owen Berning calls 911 from school bus GALENA–The knowledge and swift action of Owen Berning, a Galena Middle School fifth-grade student, assisted a motorist after a traffic accident on West Cross Road on Friday, Feb. …
COVID cancels SM Easter Party SCALES MOUND–COVID has cancelled many annual celebrations throughout the region. As the county nears the one-year anniversary of the first COVID case, many of these spring events and customs …
Sales tax numbers down in October/November GALENA–Jo Daviess County released sales tax numbers that show the impact of cancelled events on the local economy. The county’s third-quarter numbers (July through September) showed a …

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