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.

Growth Stories: Bryden Motors Expands its Service Department

This Beloit dealership has a nearly 75-year history of selling new and used vehicles, and it’s not afraid to make bold moves in order to keep up with the times. Get the inside story on its latest moves.

Genuine Northwest, Annual Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Nooks & Crannies, Annual Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Ways You Can Volunteer in Our Region

There are numerous ways to help others in our community. Browse the following organizations to see if you’re familiar with the many volunteering opportunities in our region.

An Economic Development Report: This Year’s Wins Build on Last Year’s Successes

New construction and expanding redevelopment opportunities – coupled with investment in workforce development – have kept the region humming. Experts in Beloit, Freeport and Rockford sound off on the big ideas for the year ahead.

2019 Guide to Senior Living Communities

One of our most significant decisions in life is how we’ll be cared for when we can no longer care for ourselves. This guide introduces you to some of the excellent care available within our region.

Genuine Northwest, Winter Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

BIFF: 10 Days of Recognizing Women in Film

Year after year, downtown Beloit is full of bustling energy during The Beloit International Film Festival. Discover what films stand out this year.

7 Luxurious Winter Retreats

Are you in the mood for a weekend getaway with plenty of luxury? Check out a few places in our region that’ll help you live like royalty this winter.