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GALENA–Those driving past Galena Primary School recently may have seen learning taking place in a unique setting. Kerri Rijpma, Galena Primary School music teacher, is one of many to take their … more
SPRINGFIELD–Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses and ID cards have been extended an additional three months–from Nov. 1 … more
HANOVER–River Ridge Superintendent Brad Albrecht along with principals Mike Foltz and Beau Buchs, praised students for their work over the course of the pandemic. The administrators said … more
GALENA–For the past several years, students in Lisa Watson’s class at Galena High School have been learning real-life skills running their own coffee business on certain days of the week. … more
DUBUQUE, Iowa–Hartig Drug Company has successfully established seven COVID-19 testing sites across the tri-states available at select drive-thru locations. “It’s no small feat to … more
JO DAVIESS COUNTY–The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced on Friday, Sept. 18 that Jo Daviess County was one of 24 counties to be placed on the state’s warning … more
GALENA–Outdoor dining on portions of Main Street will continue through Oct. 31. The Galena City Council, meeting Monday, Sept. 14, unanimously approved extending the original permit date … more
GALENA–Contact tracing and quarantining have been buzz words this year that are critical in the county’s fight against COVID-19. Jo Daviess County Health Department Director of … more
HAZEL GREEN, Wis.–The Southwestern School Board decided at its Sept. 9 meeting to only allow the district’s athletic facilities to be utilized for open gyms conducted by Southwestern … more
EAST DUBUQUE–East Dubuque School District has gone remote, just days into the 2020-2021 school year. The dominoes started to fall on Monday, Aug. 31, when the district released a letter about a … more
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
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