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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Kitchen remodels aren't impossible, especially when a designer is on hand. But what happens when the designer faces an improbable challenge? See how these four designers stepped up. ...

An exciting season of high-quality arts and entertainment events await! Here’s a preview of a few local venues and the acts they’ll welcome this season. ...

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

Locally controlled, this radio family continues to grow, by focusing on the process rather than the product. Learn how clever thinking in a time of change has led to success. ...

Organized religion plays a major role in the culture of our Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city. ...