Mind & Spirit
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NWQ Guide to Colleges 2017


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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Renee J. Haley-Harden, regional program office manager of the Northern Region of Children’s Home and Aid, says there’s a big push to help families stabilize and keep children in their own homes when possible.

Children’s Home and Aid: Stabilizing Families

Children’s Home and Aid has found a new home at 424 7th St. and is moving there this fall. The larger, safer space and more pleasing environment will help the…
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Janine’s Journal: Of Milestones and Moments

Sometimes, milestones happen and other times we make them happen. Now comes a difficult, yet happy milestone for managing editor Janine Pumilia.

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Hilltop Community Church, Albany, Wis.

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, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

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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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Mind & Spirit NEWS & EVENTS
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Smart Living Weekly – October 4, 2017

  Scarecrow Harvest Festival at Midway Village Right in Our Region: All the fun that comes with autumn harvest season will be in full swing during the Scarecrow Harvest Festival…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 27, 2017

  Autumn at the Arboretum Right in Our Region: One of the most enjoyable family-oriented events of the season returns to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, on Sunday, Oct. 8,…
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Smart Living Weekly – September 20, 2017

  6th Annual Nik’s Home Run on Oct. 14 Right in Our Region: The sixth annual Nik’s Home Run 7K Race, 1.5 mile Fun Walk, Virtual Run and Silent Auction…
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