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COVID-19
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GALENA–A Galena High School student and the parent of a primary school student have tested positive for COVID-19. On Thursday, Sept. 3, Superintendent Tim Vincent alerted … more
ELIZABETH–Kim Thorsen retired from teaching literature at River Ridge Middle School last spring in the midst of the pandemic, and even then it was clear she would find a way to continue to … more
HANOVER–Older Jo Daviess County residents who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and may be struggling financially could qualify for assistance through the Senior Resource … more
SPRINGFIELD–The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers that the deadline to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program … more
ELIZABETH–COVID testing will return to Elizabeth this week, at the village hall parking lot, 310 N. West St., on Friday, Sept. 4, Saturday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. … more
My neighbors, Bob and Jack Kirkby-Palmer, recently shared an interesting column from the magazine BBC History with a rather morbid headline, “The Black Death.” It isn’t a … more
SCALES MOUND–The Scales Mound School District enacted quarantine measures for fourth and fifth grade students on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The quarantine is for 14 days. The quarantine is the result … more
GALENA–Jo Daviess County superintendents released a joint statement on Tuesday, Aug. 25 to alert parents, staff and community members about the dangers that COVID still poses to in-person … more
GALENA–Jo Daviess County returned to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)’s list of counties in a warning level on Friday, Aug. 28. A county enters a warning level when two or … more
sales tax figures from May that paint a grim picture of the spring for area businesses and give pause to many governmental entities trying to work on their budgets and projected revenue. According … more
STOCKTON–The Stockton School District has moved to virtual learning as of Monday, Aug. 24. The plan is for two weeks of learning from home. The decision stems from an increase in cases in … more
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