In the shifting reality of this new economy, regional leaders are embracing the uncertainty and doubling down on the strategies and mindsets that have led to serious growth over the past decade. ...

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Time to grab the snow gear! From eagle watching at Starved Rock State Park to sledding down the massive hill at Twin Sisters Park, our region has plenty of exciting winter activities for the young and young-at-heart. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...