Only a few decades ago, hawks were nearly wiped out, when humans thoughtlessly poisoned them with DDT and other insecticides. Today, these magnificent creatures remind us that adapting to new realities is imperative for survival.
The Midtown District of Rockford is experiencing a rebirth as developers rescue its lovely old buildings from years of disrepair. Paul Anthony Arco leads a tour of this neighborhood where a new community is thriving.
There was a time when holiday shopping was a lot of fun, not just a chore accomplished at the mall or online. Start off your holiday season with some fun by checking out unique, locally owned businesses in these 10 destinations.
For musicians and patrons alike, Mendelssohn has cultivated a community of music appreciation in Rockford. Now, its staff is looking to build even more connections with local arts organizations.
Josef Schwaiger has traveled the world studying the culinary craft, which is on full display inside his five-star hidden gem of a restaurant.
Fall may provide an abundance of fall color, but did you know it’s also one of the best times of year to get new plants in the ground? Learn from the experts what plants generate great foliage this time of year.
Parents have plenty to worry about — sickness, injuries, disease — but thankfully our region’s health systems are an ever-present partner in keeping our youngsters healthy. Discover a few ways our local hospitals are staying engaged.
Did you know that breakthroughs in breast reconstruction surgery are happening right here in Rockford? Meet a team of doctors and engineers who are changing the lives of women with cancer.
It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.
A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play. Dubuque, Iowa: Experience Something Old and New Historic charm and fall…
Don’t let opportunities pass by as you reach major age milestones. Jerry Korabik, financial advisor with Savant Capital Management in Geneva, shares some important dates when you can benefit from retirement planning.
Woodward Inc.’s new production center is just part of this aerospace supplier’s effort to transform our region. See how innovative thinking has led to investments in education, workforce development and culture change.