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SCALES MOUND–Steve Townsend met his daughter, Angie, for the first time when she was 4 months old. He’d just returned from a year in Vietnam when he held her in his arms at the airport in … more
EAST DUBUQUE–Just a few short months after graduating from Galena High School in 1967, Bob Meana volunteered to serve in the U.S. Navy. On Dec. 4, he left Dubuque, Iowa, on a bus bound for Fort … more
Iowa abolished capital punishment in 1965. The state’s last execution has ties to Jo Daviess County. The final man to be executed was Victor H. Feguer, 25, from Michigan, who was convicted … more
GALENA–Kris Knautz, a 2019 Galena High School graduate, has launched his career in law enforcement and fulfilled a childhood dream to be involved in helping others, putting him one step closer … more
GALENA–Five years ago, Micah Ransom’s career in public service began when he signed up to join the Elizabeth Fire Department and Elizabeth Ambulance Service. Today, Ransom is a deputy … more
10 years ago Nov. 3, 2010 Attaining the highest rank in Boy Scouts, the rank of Eagle Scout, is a reality for Elizabeth resident Andrew Graves, 17, who received his rank at an Eagle Scout Board … more
ELIZABETH–The Northwest Illinois Daily is kicking off the start of its sixth year with the list of winners in October. Winners include: Sue Scheider, Lena; Adi Rush, Lanark; Lisa Walters, … more
STOCKTON–Stockton High School art students brightened the halls of the high school on Thursday, Oct. 8 as their artistic creations were worn by faculty and staff members as a culmination of … more
GALENA–A global pandemic can change perspectives. And that was the case for Brianne Van Hemert, who up until a few months ago commuted from her home in Park Ridge to downtown Chicago, where she … more
STOCKTON–Need something to do outside while the weather is still great? The Stockton Heritage Museum has missed having programs this year. So, we have come up with a fun activity for the whole … more
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