Success Story: LawnCare by Walter, Inc.

The grass truly is greener after 30 years in business. Meet the Walter family and learn how they’ve creatively turned setbacks into opportunities through their Cherry Valley-based lawn care company.

Rockford’s Center of Excellence for Spine Care

Our region has become a surprising location for some of the world’s cutting-edge procedures in spinal care. Meet some of the physicians and organizations that are bringing the best to our community.






Health Care Career Fair and Other FHN News

FROM FHN: FREEPORT — High school and college students, as well as adults looking into a career change, are invited to a special event focusing on the wide variety of…
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New FHN Program Serves Vets

FREEPORT, Ill. — “If it wasn’t for the Navy, I wouldn’t be here,” laughed Deanna Carlson at a recent sunny morning gathering in honor of her father, Howard, a Korean…
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Mercy Health System Offers New Events

JANESVILLE, Wis. – Mercy Health System offers numerous community education classes, talks and events for adults and senior adults. The following events and classes will be held in May: Stroke…
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SwedishAmerican Launches Telestroke Program

ROCKFORD, Ill. – Nearly 800,000 strokes occur annually in the United States. Patients coming to the Emergency Department at SwedishAmerican and SwedishAmerican Medical Center/Belvidere will now have immediate access to…
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Miller Eye Care

2995 Eastrock Drive, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 226-1500






25th Annual Caritas Fundraiser: Helping the ‘Forgotten’ Children of Foster Care

From diapers and formula to eyeglasses and school supplies, foster kids require some needs that aren’t always covered by government stipends. See how a local charity is making a difference for children and foster parents.






Assisted Living: Knowing When the Time is Right

Assisted Living offers seniors a comfortable and safe lifestyle, while giving their adult children peace of mind. But how does one know when to make the move?






Sharing Christmas Morning with Others

For more than 70 years, these dedicated individuals have given their Christmas mornings in service to others.