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NWQ Guide to Colleges 2018

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.

As the new executive director, Alexander Mills is responsible for maintaining the 155 acres of beauty found at Klehm Arboretum.
Leading Klehm Arboretum into the Future

The newest leader at the helm of this southwest Rockford attraction is introducing big ideas for the months ahead. Meet Alexander Mills and learn what he has in store.

St. Paul Church of Epleyanna, Davis, Ill.
Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship in each issue.

Jar candles and a full moon light your evening walk through Klehm Arboretum, in Rockford, on Nov. 23.
Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.

Will Pederson, district chief of the Rockford Fire Department, encourages people to visit the 9/11 Emergency Responders Memorial to remember those who’ve died in service of others.
9/11 Memorial: Remembering Those We’ve Lost

Gone, but never forgotten. This Rockford memorial recognizes far more than the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. It also pays tribute to the emergency responders in Winnebago County who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice.