Vol. 10, No. 2 ...

This coast-to-coast byway still showcases lovely America in a way that I-80 and I-90 just can't do. Louise Brass explains why it means so much to so many locals, and how its 100th anniversary is being celebrated this summer. ...

Manufacturing has changed quite a bit, but it still provides nearly a fifth of our local jobs. Step inside this Rockford aerospace manufacturer that embraces both old-school production and new-school technology. ...

As another Independence Day arrives, let's reflect on the incredible sacrifices made by our nation's founders, and how their vision of America still applies today. ...

Now is the time for a Northwest Woman to shine. Summer is finally here and this year’s beauty and hair fashions are full of fun and style. Here's what two local experts suggest for summer fun. ...

Gone are the cluttered desks and messy spaces that once filled our kitchens. Explore some of the nifty devices and high-tech solutions that are becoming a standard part of our modern kitchens. ...

Discover a restaurant that boasts a high-class atmosphere inside a classy Lake Geneva resort. ...

Peak Fitness trainer Nick Dal Pra offers some suggestions for getting into a workout routine and sticking with it. ...

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. ...