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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Mind & Spirit NEWS & EVENTS
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Smart Living Weekly – October 24, 2018

  Jingle Bell Rockton Rings in the Holidays Right in Our Region: Get a jump start on your buy-local holiday shopping with a visit to Jingle Bell Rockton, coming up…
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Smart Living Weekly – October 17, 2018

  It’s Apple Season Again at Ten Eyck Orchard Right in Our Region: Ten Eyck family members have been nurturing apple trees all year long. Now, the fruit of their…
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Smart Living Weekly – October 10, 2018

  Rockford IceHogs Open 20th Season Right in Our Region: Hockey fans rejoice! The Rockford IceHogs are back for another season of thrills on the ice. It’s been two decades…
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