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From the courthouse

Jo Daviess County courts playing catch up with cases

GALENA–The Jo Daviess County court room has been quieter than normal due to the halting of many cases as a result of the pandemic. On June 1, cases within the 15th Judicial Circuit …

Providing food

Jo Daviess County food pantries continue to serve

JO DAVIESS COUNTY–Trying times reveal the true strength of a community, and the strength of the Jo Daviess County community is second to none. Food pantries and other services have stayed …

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Jo Daviess County records 53rd case of COVID-19

GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Health Department announces that there are now 53 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Jo Daviess County. There have been 21 cases in Galena and eight each in Hanover …

On a field of their own
46 COVID-19 cases in Jo Daviess County

JO DAVIESS COUNTY–As of July 6, there were 46 reported cases of COVID-19 in Jo Daviess County, including six in East Dubuque; 17 in Galena; eight in Stockton; and six in Hanover. The health …

On the school front
East Dubuque suspends workouts, closes schools

EAST DUBUQUE–The East Dubuque School District announced on its Facebook page that workouts at East Dubuque High School will be suspended until Monday, July 13. According to the statement, …

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56 COVID-19 cases recorded in Jo Daviess County JO DAVIESS COUNTY–As of July 13, there were 56 reported cases of COVID-19 in Jo Daviess County, including eight in East Dubuque; 23 in Galena; eight in Stockton; and six in Hanover. The health …
During pandemic, artists get creative GALENA–The pandemic forced storefronts to close their doors for months, causing Galena artists to rethink business plans in order to survive. Many galleries shifted focus to their online …
It’s the perfect time for cold salads I magine with me Valentine’s Day earlier this year. It was minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit, the coldest Valentine’s Day in half a century. It was so cold we were longing for the hottest day …

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