It’s easy to take for granted that wolves once roamed the open prairies, until human activity pushed them out. Thanks to the efforts of many, they’re on the move. ...

As many schools face uncertain times, Rockford Lutheran School is fully embracing this year's unusual situations, choosing to see this as an opportunity to fulfill its mission while engaging students. ...

As the owner of Brenda’s Blumenladen, in New Glarus, fills her store with whimsy and charm each season, she's driven by a lifetime of passion for small-scale retail. ...

Galena's Goldmoor Inn restaurant has a new seasonal menu but still has the same beautiful view of the Mississippi River's sunset. Head Chef Joshua Roberts goes into detail on the new flavors they are introducing this winter. ...

Step inside this successful gun shop and find out why its owners believe running a gun business is similar to being a dentist. ...

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to impact our region in many ways. We enjoy highlighting places of worship and their work both at home and abroad. ...

Meet the trio delivering your morning news. Aaron Wilson, Andy Gannon and Danielle Tumilowicz deliver the morning news every weekday on WIFR-23. Every weekday, anchors Andy Gannon and Danielle Tumilowicz deliver the morning news from WIFR-23, Rockford’s local CBS-affiliated station. They’re joined by morning weather anchor Aaron Wilson, and together, the three strive to deliver information that’s accurate, fair and ...

Cuisine options in downtown Belvidere are becoming more and more diverse thanks to the addition of two new restaurants. ...

Time for a road trip! Here are some great getaway spots located just far enough away to feel like you're seeing something fresh. ...

Join Bill and Lisa Hughes, publishers of Northwest Quarterly, as they recount the incredible sights of their recent drive through the great American West. ...