Dorothy Paige-Turner: Truly Legendary

After 34 years of teaching music, this retired educator and active performer is keeping herself busy on the Rockford entertainment scene.

Ethnic Heritage Museum Showcases Our Roots

The Rockford area has been settled by many an immigrant family, and their diverse backgrounds have done much to shape our city’s history. Discover a local museum where those cultures and their influences are celebrated.

Kimberla Lawson Roby: Staying the Course

This best-selling novelist happily lives a quiet life in Belvidere, but when she travels the nation on book-signing tours, her fans turn out in droves. Discover how this talented writer became a New York Times best-selling author.