Thanks to the efforts of countless volunteers, environmentalist and philanthropists, an American icon has been re-introduced to the Prairie State.
As the newest addition to Severson Dells Forest Preserve, this interactive playground may be just the ticket to better engaging kids and their parents with the wonders of nature.
While students in the Rockford Public Schools are out for the summer, many of their classrooms are being transformed into modern learning spaces. Discover what it’s taken to make some long-needed changes.
Beloit welcomes its first fine arts attraction, one that hosts artists-in-residence, open studios, art exhibits and more.
The region’s original brick oven pizza bar has a new owner who aims to keep its original flavor. Check out what diners can expect at this Rockford staple.
Kitchen remodels might seem like large projects, but they’re much easier when broken down into simple, essential steps. Learn from the experts where to start.
With tens of millions of Americans suffering from cancer and other diseases to our airways, it’s essential to be aware of the causes and methods of prevention through common-sense lifestyle choices.
Meet five local women who hold careers in fields typically dominated by men, and discover what it took to find success.
Meet the two woman behind the Pink Ribbon Doll, a product and workshop series meant to raise money for cancer treatment.
In their quest to win new families, Forest Hills and Mauh-Nah-Tee-See are teaming up and opening themselves more to the public. Find out how they’re doing it.
Have your banking habits gone fully mobile? Geoff Roemerman, of Associated Bank’s Rockford Community Market, explains the need-to-knows of mobile wallet technology.
From its home base in Loves Park, Ill., this designer and manufacturer has earned an international reputation for improving our world’s water.