Does any symbol represent the Midwest better than barns? From gable to gambrel roof, and monitor to salt box shape, Jon McGinty treks through southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois to find these disappearing landmarks. ...

Test your knowledge about our contribution to the world food supply and issues currently in the spotlight. ...

We've all heard of woolen stocking and sweaters, but thanks to an inventive couple and a homespun industry, alpacas may be the next big thing. See why this farm inspires others to make an alternative investment. ...

Test your knowledge of local history and events by taking our quiz. ...