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GALENA–Tammy Lee, owner of Piggly Wiggly said that the supermarket is limiting quantities of groceries at the store. Lee said that they have limited water and toilet paper to one item per … more
GALENA–Local city governments are in uncharted territory. Galena city officials have been doing a lot of talking, planning and monitoring, relying on guidance from the state and federal … more
GALENA–Being cut off from social and sensory engagements, financial strain, getting food, family care obligations and having limited opportunities to interact with others can all lead to … more
GALENA–No school, being cooped up in the house, constant news coverage about a global pandemic and empty shelves at the grocery store. It can all lead to some serious anxiety issues. Counselors … more
GALENA–The Galena & U.S. Grant Museum will be closed beginning Tuesday, March 17 until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following events have been cancelled. •March … more
City halls in East Dubuque and Galena are closed to the public. Staff in both Jo Daviess County cities are available by phone (Galena, 815-777-1050; and East Dubuque, 815-777-815-747-3416) due to the … more
GALENA–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has confirmed two cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Northern … more
OREGON–Chief Circuit Judge Robert T. Hanson has issued a series of directives regarding the circuit court system in northwest Illinois. He assures area residents that the court system will … more
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department has joined health departmens in Lee, Winnebago, Boone, DeKalb and Ogle counties in recommending that businesses, institutions, and organizations … more
Here are links about COVID-19, including a map from Johns Hopkins University regarding the spread of the virus. Centers for Disease Control website Recommendations from the Centers for Disease … more
  Here are the latest cancellations and postponements in the order they are received: more
•Galena Center for the Arts opening reception honoring Barbara Heitzman, Dubuque, Iowa, is still planned for Friday, March 13 from 5-7 p.m. The theatrical performance of Love, Loss and What I … more
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