Articles by Chris Linden
Haight Village, Rockford’s Original Comeback

Back when there was a different attitude about downtown Rockford, a tight-knit group of neighbors fought off disinvestment, apathy and absentee landlords to restore East Rockford’s first settlement.

Pathways to Prosperity: Meet the Growing Demand for Skilled Nurses

The need for skilled nurses is growing exponentially, and there’s an easy pathway for those who want to work while furthering their education. Best of all, it’s available right here in our region.

The 2018 Health Care Leaders Roundtable

In this latest roundtable session, we hear from area leaders about the impact of our health systems, evolving policy choices and the importance of networking with the community at large.

Pathways to Prosperity: Skills Matter in Construction Trades

Employers in the construction industry are waiting for talented young people who are ready to work, but in order to begin, one must acquire the right experiences. Here, we map out how to get started.

5 Authentic Midwestern Vacations

These warm months offer a fleeting, but meaningful, time to make the most of the Midwest’s best assets. Great food raised locally, still waters calming our souls, rustic retreats to lay our heads – are you already dreaming?