From its beginning as the first airport in Boone County, to being named the 2015 Best Private Airport in Illinois, Poplar Grove Airport has earned a unique reputation among aviators, both locally and worldwide.
Bob Persinger never forgets the look of gratitude on the faces of the people he freed from Nazi prison camps. In fact, he still corresponds with some of them. Robert Randall Ryder introduces a man who learned that fear was “part of the game.”
He may be a musical success who’s toured with Chris Isaak, Rowland Salley has never forgotten about his hometown of Belvidere.
One magical sign of summer is the flutter of backyard butterflies, and although we hear plenty about the imperiled monarch, plenty of other species are threatened, too. Learn what’s wrong and how you can help.
Remember when finding a parking spot or being seated in a downtown Rockford restaurant on a Friday night was never a problem? Thankfully, those days are gone. Tour the east part of downtown and see what’s new and what’s in the works.