When First Presbyterian and Second Congregational UCC in Rockford banded together, members discovered just what it means when two are better than one. ...

Whether you enjoy the holiday season or despise it, we've come up with some tips to make holiday decorating simple and enjoyable. ...

Holiday shopping doesn't have to be a chore. Make it an adventure by exploring six trendy local boutiques and dozens of suggestions for wonderful gifts found at locally owned stores throughout our area. ...

Throwing the perfect holiday party can be a fun, yet stressful experience. Here are 12 ways to prepare the perfect gathering. ...

The holiday season calls for an extra dose of tolerance, love and compassion. Learn about the various religions practiced by those in our community and experience unfamiliar traditions. ...

Watching "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" is a holiday staple for Janine Pumilia, our managing editor. Delve into her reflections on the anti-bullying theme. ...

Our region is full of holiday-themed entertainment. Preview 10 festive events that can add to your joy and expand your portfolio of splendid holiday memories. ...

For 90 years, Swiss Colony has helped take the stress out of holiday shopping. Find out how a college student turned a class project into a booming business. ...

Whether it's a toy wagon or fancy wine rack, Wisconsin Wagon Company never has a shortage of orders. Discover the mentality that drives this company's success. ...

So many special holidays are celebrated during this time of year, and each comes with specific traditions. Test your knowledge of these winter festivals by matching each item in the photo to its correct holiday. ...