Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. Pendarvis 114 Shake Rag St., Mineral Point, Wis., (608) 987-2122, pendarvis.wisconsinhistory.org Pendarvis offers a wealth of history. In the early 19th century, the mining of lead ore (galena) offered a promising future to many immigrants. In particular, experienced miners from Cornwall, in southwestern England, came to southwestern ...

Exciting things are happening in this small Wisconsin town. Take a walk down the historic square and see the colorful results of its current come-and-explore campaign. ...

Meet a business that's remained faithful to an old-school, customer-focused approach to office furniture and supplies, and discover how they've gone out of their way to satisfy special requests. ...

Meet a restaurant owner whose love for coffee was the start of her exciting new place in downtown Rockford. Discover her unique brews and delicious bakery menu. ...

Autumn is the perfect time to explore the Midwest, as trees turn vibrant colors, farmers harvest golden fields and cool breezes remind us that we'll soon be spending a lot of time indoors. Here are 10 quintessential destinations. ...

Visitors at one of this year's ArtScene exhibits saw the world through the eyes of the homeless. See how this unique project came about, and how this simple idea started. ...

At 93 years young, optician Earl Fulling still reports to work each day at Northern Illinois Optical, the business he established in downtown Rockford in 1949. Today, with son Mike, he's serving second-, third- and fourth-generation customers. ...

There’s so much to do in our neck of the Old Northwest Territory! Here are some fun events coming up this season. ...

It's a little bit of bluegrass and Celtic, with a touch of country and Cajun, and a pinch of contemporary, and it's all about telling the stories of everyday people. Jon McGinty looks at the roots of American folk some talented performers. ...

Restaurant Profile: Meet a couple whose family restaurants led them to their own establishment in downtown Cherry Valley. ...