Articles by Northwest Quarterly - 3
Major General John Borling: The Poet POW

When he retired as a Major General in 1996, John Borling’s career had spanned 37 eventful years. His most challenging period occurred when he endured 6.5 years as a prisoner of war (POW) in North Vietnam. Here, the Rockford resident shares his story.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.

The Wonders of Our Trees

This time of year, their bright colors light up our landscape in amazing ways, but there’s far more to love about trees than mere aesthetics. Explore the many ways trees enrich our communities and our environment.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship in each issue.

Financial Advice: When Will the Stock Market Finally Drop?

Keith Akre, a trust officer at Stillman Bank, advises on how to prepare for potential stock market plunges and other unforeseen challenges in stock market behavior.