After more than a year away from the public, several area venues are bringing back their live music lineups, both outdoors and in. These six spots are bringing back the party. ...

Situated at the confluence of the Fox and Illinois Rivers, this community has much to offer the casual visitor. From family-friendly attractions and a brewing nightlife to historical landmarks and nature getaways, this town knows how to have fun. ...

Whether you’re looking to start a new business, expand your current business, purchase new equipment, or obtain working capital for raw materials or inventory, you’ll likely need a dependable lender to help you finance your goals. ...

Before you set out to buy that home you have your eye on, be sure you have everything together for the mortgage lender. Here's a quick review on what you'll need. ...

As Rockford Symphony Orchestra's music director, Steven Larsen, prepares to begin his next journey, he's spending plenty of time reflecting on the many ways he's impacted the orchestra over the past three decades. ...

Learn how local health experts confront lung cancer, COPD and asthma. ...

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. ...

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 ...

Since the onset of the pandemic, local hospitals have streamlined care for patients in a variety of ways. Learn what local experts have to say about managing chronic diseases during this time. ...

Our graphic designer, Samantha Behling, has a passion for raising monarch butterflies, a species that’s at risk. Her impressive photography speaks to the beauty and importance of these creatures. ...