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In Person Meetings To Resume

The Jo Daviess County Retired Teachers Association will once again begin meeting in person. The first meeting in person will be on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. It will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 411 W. Catlin Street in...

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Stewart Law Removes Gold Star License Plate Registration Fee

Gold Star spouses and parents will no longer have to pay registration fees for Gold Star license plates in Illinois, under a new law sponsored by State Sen. Brian Stewart (R-Freeport). House Bill 20...

USDA Training For Local School Nutritional Professionals

According to the School Nutrition Association, the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) is the country's second-largest food and nutrition assistance program. During the 2019 school year, the NSLP served 4.8 billion lunches to children nationwide....

Full Audit Needed Of Unemployment Programs

State Sen. Brian Stewart (R-Freeport) is calling for a full audit of the Pritzker Administration’s mismanagement of Illinois’ unemployment benefits system, based on a scathing report released July 28 by the Illinois Auditor General. The Auditor...

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August Tours Of Casper Bluff

The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) is pleased to announce three dates for guided tours of its Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve located at 870 S Pilot Knob Rd, Galena, IL. These are...

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Stateline Solar Gets National Recognition

The U.S. solar industry is on the upswing, thanks to a pro-renewables presidential administration and increased concern over climate change. Stateline Solar has had a front-row seat to this action,...

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Knights Honor ARSB

On Saturday morning, July 3rd, the Village of Hazel Green welcomed and sponsored the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. They jumped into the L.B. Carnes Football Field at Southwestern High...

Your Voices

Editor; For All Americans: Our country was founded on faith in God. Some of our founders said the following: John Adams: Our constitution was made for a moral and religious people. Ben Franklin: The truth is that God governs in the affairs of men...

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Point To Ponder

So have you been watching the Olympics? I have truly enjoyed watching when I could, but have also been frustrated by the coverage schedule. Specifically, I wish the medias wouldn’t spoil the...

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Preacher's Piece

Every time we go to church we pass by a herd of red and black angus cattle grazing contentedly in their pasture. These cows are in tip top shape. Their shining red and black coats glisten in the sun....

Where Are They Now?

Holland Named To Dean’s List The University of Wisconsin-Platteville announces its Dean's List, honoring those full-time students who earned high honors in the spring 2021 semester. Among those honored is Hannah Holland from Orangeville, who is...

HCC Students Published In Chemistry Journal

Current and former Highland students, along with Brendan Dutmer, Ph.D., Dean, Natural Science, and Mathematics, at Highland Community College had research work published in a June issue of The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. The research...

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Area Youth Become Spellbound With 4-H Fun

Magic filled the air as local youth had the opportunity to dive into the 'Wizarding World of 4-H' with University of Illinois Extension Youth Program Coordinators from Jo Daviess, Stephenson, and...

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Take Advantage Of Extension Garden Workshops

Harvesting A Rainbow Of Tomatoes Loving seeing those beautiful red, yellow, and green colors? Well, you're in luck – we are fast approaching tomato season! Whether you enjoy fried green tomatoes or...

All HCC Students Invited To Welcome Party

All new and returning Highland Community College students are invited to the Welcome to Highland party on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Parking Lot A near the Student/Conference Center (Building H), 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport,...

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Lighter Side

Oh, so you're a Chicago Bear fan! Please, tell me more about 1985. Green Bay Packer fans are furious after a controversial call in last night's game robbed the Packers of a victory. Some are calling...

Galena ARC Fall Adult Art Classes

Want to learn a new skill, refresh your techniques or just have fun with friends? Join an ARC adult art class (or two or three). The Galena ARC is offering a variety of adult music, painting, cooking, sewing and pottery classes this Fall. Have you...

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