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ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Education Academy (CTE) released its return to learn plan following its board of control meeting on Aug. 3. According to Dr. Kris Hall, … more
GALENA–With just a couple weeks before the start of a very different-looking 2020-21 school year, the Galena School Board got an update on the district’s return to learn plan during the … more
GALENA–The Galena Center for the Arts has an exciting new project, generously supported by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council. The center will be creating a virtual concert called … more
GALENA–Halloween will be different in Galena this year without the annual Halloween parade drawing thousands to Main Street. But the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce is still celebrating the … more
GALENA–The message is simple: Wear a mask. The city of Galena, Galena Area Chamber of Commerce, Galena Downtown Business Association, Galena Country Tourism and Northwest Illinois Economic … more
HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–The Hazel Green Library is among many libraries in the area exploring uncharted waters and finding new ways to engage their patrons during a pandemic. The library is … more
GALENA–Starting Monday, Aug. 10, the Hartig Drug store in Galena will begin to offer free COVID-19 test collection. This free program is implemented in collaboration with the United States … more
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) … more
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 … more
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 … more
EAST DUBUQUE–Larry Ikonomopoulos, a Galena native and owner of Skinny Maginny’s in Dubuque, Iowa, has been in a fight battling coronavirus and is currently critically ill at University … more
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