Northwest Business Magazine
Explore how seven communities are supercharging recent developments, how they’re setting the stage for new things to come, and why they’re optimistic about their prospects for the coming 12 months.
Transform Rockford: Boosting College Attainment
What’s a community to do when its level of college attainment is low, but the local economy demands an education? Meet a group that’s seeking to transform the region through this promising scholarship.
2017 Guide to Commercial Lending Services
You need capital to help your small business grow. Meet a few local experts who can provide the financial guidance and seasoned advice necessary for success.
The Economic Impact of Education
When you add up student expenses, professor salaries, research spending and the many other activities happening at the UIC Health Sciences Campus – Rockford, what does it really mean for our economy? Take a peak inside.
Next Rockford: Engaging Millennials in Rockford’s Future
Millenials are becoming an ever-larger part of the working world, and as they take over, they’re living a very different set of work values from their predecessors. See how these young leaders are stepping up locally.
Smart Living Weekly – January 11, 2017
Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition Right in Our Region: The 31st Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition will take place next week, even though there’s no significant snow in the weather…
Smart Living Weekly – January 4, 2017
Discovering Burpee All Over Again Right in Our Region: The Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St. in Rockford, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with the theme…
Smart Living Weekly – December 14, 2016
These Shows Light Up the Holidays Right in Our Region: Holiday light shows around our region are transforming the landscape into a winter wonderland. For just a few more…