Rockford’s Victory Lap: A Deeper Look at Our Progress

Our editors have given out grades as we reflect on many facets of Rockford’s renewal. We know there’s still room for improvement, but we’re proud of how far things have come.

Transform Rockford: Attacking Crime, City Sees Early Results

As the region continues on a path toward positive transformation, crime rates are gaining increased attention. Discover how new policing tactics are showing promising results in our region’s strategic renewal.

Murder, She Writes

Best-selling author and Rockford native Erica Spindler weaves yarns that thrill. Discover what she’s up to now, and how her hometown has influenced her work.