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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 … more
GALENA–The Jo Daviess County Ad-Hoc Economic Development Committee met on Monday, July 6. Eric Tison, planning and development administrator, provided data showing an increase in building … more
It’s really quite sad, but entirely understandable to hear that so many of our wonderful summer and fall events are cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic which is afflicting our country … more
ELIZABETH–The Elizabeth Historical Society’s History House and Chicago Great Western Depot can now be visited by special appointment (no walk-ins). Call 815-858-2343 to leave a message … more
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 … more
BLOOMINGTON–The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has released amendments to phase 4 of the Return to Play guidelines. According to the IHSA, masks won’t be required if athletes are … more
GALENA–Sami Wasmund is one of many seniors across the country who had the spring season cut short due to COVID-19. Not only did Wasmund and her fellow members of the class of 2020 miss out on … more
Randecker reunion The annual Randecker reunion, which is usually held the first Sunday in August at the Old Mill Park, Savanna, will not be held this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch for … more
BENTON, Wis.–The Benton School Board directed administration to have students return in person for the 2020-2021 school year at the July 8 board meeting. “It is important we come to a … more
ELIZABETH–The Jo Daviess Carroll Career Technical Education Academy (CTE) board met July 6 to discuss changes to the academy’s crisis plan as a result of COVID-19. The annual first … more
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