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Jon Schulz, a host and music director at 104.9 WXRX, enjoys discovering new recording artists. He’s also been known to pull pranks on co-workers.
Northwest Neighbors: Jon “Captain Jack” Schulz

Media Profile: He looks like a wrestler and a tough guy, but inside this hulking radio personality is an easygoing guy who’s passionate about discovering musical talent and healthy eating.

New Glarus is charming for its genuine Swiss character, imprinted by generations of Swiss settlers who still maintain the town’s heritage. (Sue Moen photos)
Winter Wanderings in Wisconsin

Are you itching to get out of the house in search of wintertime adventures? Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or you prefer indoor activities this time of year, you’re sure to find something in southern Wisconsin.

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Rockford’s Emily Bear: Pianist, Composer & Kid

She’s performed at the White House, played with countless celebrities and taken the stage at Carnegie Hall, yet Rockford resident Emily Bear is still just a friendly, warm-hearted girl next door.

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Building Community at The Next Picture Show

If you’ve always admired tightly knit communities where people come together to encourage one another, be sure to stop in at The Next Picture Show in Dixon, Ill. Learn how this nonprofit has evolved into a gathering place like no other.

Journalists Lincoln Brunner (left) and Jim Killam pause atop the ancient Roman citadel in Amman, Jordan, during their reporting trip in October 2013.
Mission News Service: Stories Worth Telling

After successful careers in journalism, Rockford-area natives Jim Killam and Lincoln Brunner are pioneering a unique reporting service, to tell the world about Christian missions. Learn how their work is changing the world(view).