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5 Fall Road Trips

Before the holiday season, why not sneak in a relaxing, late-fall getaway through the countryside? We’ve called ahead to find out what’s going on in five of our favorite day-tripping destinations.

A smiling Fred Ohr, at home in his Rockford apartment, reflects on his days as an ace fighter pilot during Word War II.
Remembering All Who Served on Veterans Day

All soldiers have endured hardship, but some have faced an additional burden. Such was the case for Fred Ohr, a son of Korean immigrants, wwho not only became an ace Army Air Corps pilot, but a squadron Commander.

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Huskie Pride for NIU Football Fans

They’ve defeated high-ranked teams and competed in multiple bowl championships. Paul Anthony Arco explains how the Huskies’ on-field success has inspired the school and area fans.

The living room of the Laurent House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. (Nels Akerlund Photo)
The Laurent House: Touched by a Genius

Though he had a reputation for being self-centered, Frank Lloyd Wright also had an uncanny ability to put himself into the shoes of his clients. Step inside a Rockford home where Wright did just that, in a special way.

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Transforming Rockford … And Our Region

It’s no secret that the Rockford region could be much greater than it is. Meet the leadership behind the “Transform Rockford” movement, and learn how you can take part.