It lasted only a few decades, but this period in the mid-1800s had a significant impact on our region, as settlements were linked, mail was managed and groundwork was laid for future transportation systems.
After Summerfield Zoo in Belvidere was hit by a tornado last year, owners Rick and Tammy Anderson wondered if they’d have to close shop. Then something wonderful happened.
In 2010, the UIC College of Pharmacy expanded to Rockford, where nurse and physician training colleges were already in place. Find out why it’s already ranked among the top pharmacy schools in the nation.
Prance behind the scenes of Rockford Dance Company to learn about its diverse lineup of performances for the 2016-17 season, including work from special guest choreographers.
If you’re hosting a weekend cookout, 640 Meats has you covered. But this friendly neighborhood meat market also serves up delicious deli cuts and sandwiches.
These days, you can let your creativity flourish when planning a kitchen makeover. The team at Premier Woodwork can customize cabinetry to just about any specifications.
Without notice, you can find yourself nursing a serious injury thanks to a fall, car crash, a workplace accident or a contact sport. The long road to recovery requires a team of dedicated healthcare professionals.
We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”
Rockford’s Midtown District is blooming into a thriving community, in part due to its annual Ethnic Parade and Festival. Learn how this neighborhood celebrates diversity and culture.
You don’t need to travel far to have a fun summer vacation. These four destinations known for their watery attractions are just a day trip away.
Timing a purchase as big as your home can have long-term effects. Jonathan Krause, of Gambino Realtors in Rockford, shares how timing might impact your next real estate transaction.
Their work with machine tools has given Advanced Machine & Engineering and its sister company, Hennig Inc., a global reputation for com-engineered manufacturing products. See inside this Rockford operation.