Wedding Stories: Dreamy Wedding Backdrops

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”

Burpee on the Rise

Thanks to the devotion of those who prize this community jewel, a promising new chapter begins. Let us introduce you to the impressive new leadership team that’s making good things happen.

Smart Living Weekly – July 19, 2017

  ‘The Local’ Fundraiser Supports Local Gem Right in Our Region: Rockford is among very few cities of its size to possess a local treasure as extraordinary as the Burpee…
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NWQ Getaway Guide, Spring Edition

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

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.

Smart Living Weekly – January 4, 2017

  Discovering Burpee All Over Again Right in Our Region: The Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St. in Rockford, is celebrating its 75th anniversary with the theme…
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Discovery Center: Where Learning is Fun

Learning should be fun. That’s what the founders of Discovery Center Museum believed 35 years ago, and it’s what they still believe today. Read how this top-ranking Rockford gem got its start and what its future may hold.

Weddings 2016: Dreamy Wedding Backdrops

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”

Smart Living Weekly – August 17, 2016

  Celebrate Burpee’s 75th Year at The Local Right in Our Region: Something new is brewing this month at Burpee Museum of Natural History, 737 N. Main St. in Rockford,…
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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.