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Warning for Jo Daviess regarding COVID-19

SPRINGFIELD–Jo Daviess County has officially been placed at a warning level from the state of Illinois due to a surge in coronavirus cases. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) …

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Jo Daviess County records 119th case of COVID-19

JO DAVIESS COUNTY–As of Tuesday, July 4, the Jo Daviess County Health Department is reporting 119 cases of COVID-19 in Jo Daviess County–99 people have recovered–including 32, East …

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STAFF EDITORIAL: Now is the time to think of others and Be responsible

No rights have been lost. In fact, our rights of free speech, press, petition, religion, assemble, owning guns and all the other rights delineated in the Constitution of the United States remain in …

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Getz sets sights on Yale this fall

GALENA–For the second year in a row, a Galena student is heading to Yale, a rare feat for a school of Galena’s size. Sophia Getz, Galena High School’s co-valedictorian, is preparing …

Complilation of the latest COVID news

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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Schools prepare for return to school GALENA–Area school districts are keeping options open when it comes to the school year and each district has taken steps to develop a plan that best fits their situations. Each district in …
County zoning approves Eagle Ridge solar project GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Commission on July 22 unanimously approved a request from Eagle Point Solar and Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa for a variance to …
Veterans Assistance Program has funds to distribute JO DAVIESS COUNTY–The Veterans Assistance Program, a county-funded program managed by veterans, has funds available to provide financial assistance to honorably discharged veterans and their …

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