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Reed Sjostrom, Dustin Koch and Chris Manuel co-own Prairie Street Brewing Company. The friends have known each other since childhood. (Graham Spencer Photography photo)
Every Part of Prairie Street Brewing Co.

Downtown Rockford got the boost it needed when three friends opened a restaurant and brewery on the riverfront in 2014. Now, Prairie Street Brewing Co. has even more to offer.

Improvements in club design now allow golfers to navigate wider stretches of fairways, like those at Ledges Golf Course, in Roscoe, Ill.
Teeing Up for the Future

A sea of changes is slowly transforming this most traditional of games. We caught up with some of the area’s top golf pros to see how new technologies and audiences are shaping our local courses, and how they’re adapting with the times.

95.3 FM The Bull radio deejay Steve Summers, in the studio.
Know Your Neighbors: Steve Summers Still Having Fun

After more than three decades of greeting Rockford-area radio listeners, this deejay is still leaving his mark on the region, in many ways. Meet up with Steve Summers and find out the highs and lows of his long career.

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25 Local People Who Inspire

Meet 25 individuals who have inspired others around them on the road to success. These stories of extraordinary courage, vision and passion present a powerful reminder of the transformations happening all around our region

The Beloit International Film Festival runs Feb. 23 through March 4 at six venues around downtown Beloit.
What to Watch at Beloit’s 2018 Film Fest

Beloit International Film Festival has become one of most anticipated events in our region. Learn everything you need to know about this year’s 10-day event, and discover where to dine in between screenings.