Articles by Lindsey Gapen
The Beauty of Beloit: Cooperation is Feeding Progress

A plan called Beloit 2000 dates back to the 1980s, when the community came together to form a new vision for itself. In so many good ways, that dream has been realized.

What Really Happens in the Emergency Room

From the ordinary and the bizarre to the downright miraculous, the experiences that happen inside the hospital emergency room vary from day to day. See what physicians are really up to inside our local ERs.






The Many Talents of Dr. Edward Yavitz

Meet an energetic Rockford-area eye specialist who’s not only pushing the bounds of his field but giving back to his hometown.






Midway Village: A Great Place to Experience Local History

Whether you visit the history museum indoors or the Victorian village outdoors, Rockford’s amazing history museum provides many chances to engage with the stories of the people who’ve shaped our region.






Nooks & Crannies, Annual Guide

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.