Articles by Karla Nagy
BIFF: A Decade of Presenting the Power of Film

What started out as a simple attraction to the Beloit area has evolved into an international draw for film buffs everywhere. Learn what’s in store for this year’s festival and how you can join the excitement.

Regional Artists Take American Idol Stage

Could the very next “American Idol” star hail from our region? It’s certainly possible, as three local musicians try their hand at winning this television favorite.

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 highlight two places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

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 highlight two places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

Holiday Happenings Shares Cultural Customs

The holiday season is a prime time for family gatherings, and a prime opportunity for sharing family customs. Discover how some of our local ethnic heritage museums are recognizing our region’s cultural traditions.