Rotary Club Investing in Rockford’s Young Leaders

Rotary Academy, the Rockford Rotary Club’s signature program, has impacted the lives of area middle school students for nearly two decades. Find out what why students find this program so beneficial.

The Joy of Volunteering: New Ways to do Good

People have been helping one another, at no charge, since time began, but you may be surprised at just how diverse the options for volunteering are today.

NWQ Getaway Guide, Spring Edition

A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit.

Dining is Better with a Beautiful View

Life is good when there’s a gorgeous view to accompany a delicious meal. Take advantage of summertime weather by dining at these regional restaurants with al fresco options.

Rockford Garden Club: Growing Beauty for 100 Years

The members of Rockford Garden Club have been making our world more beautiful and vibrant for a full century. This year, they reflect on a century that’s changed and guiding principles that haven’t.

10 Reasons to Love the Rockford Region

With nationally recognized museums, award-winning restaurants and a host of hidden gems, the Rockford region has much to be proud of. Here are 10 reasons why we love this area.

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.

NWQ Autumn Getaway Guide

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play. Dubuque, Iowa: Experience Something Old and New Historic charm and fall…
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Franchesco’s Opens Fresco at Anderson Japanese Gardens

Rockford’s newest eatery delivers more than an inventive menu of fresh, organic and locally sourced cuisine — it also brings together two local favorites in an exciting approach to dining.

NWQ Summer Getaway Guide

A great weekend’s journey is right inside our region. Here are some of our area’s excellent places to play.