Northwest Illinois Scenic Art Loop Highlights Regional Talent

Take in the talent of local artists by traveling this self-guided tour. You’ll stop at art studios, galleries, shops, wineries, craft breweries and restaurants along the way.

Smart Living Weekly – October 5, 2016

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Northwest Quiz: Know Your Region

Can you match each item to the northern Illinois or southern Wisconsin county to which it belongs?

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

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

Woodlawn Arts Academy: Where Artists Go to Grow and Create

While schools are cutting back their arts programs, this Sterling-based academy is revving up. Discover how this unique location fosters artists of every age, and why this creative outlet is so important for families.

Exploring Our Northwest, in Dubuque, Galena and Carroll County

It’s remarkable how far from home we feel when vacationing in our tri-state area. Karla Nagy explores the spirit of these historic towns, and the sheer number of interesting activities they offer this summer.