Fall Planting: Things to Know Before You Grow

Fall is a great time to prepare for next year’s gardens. Learn from the local experts on what to plant and how to plant it, for beautiful results next year.

Chicago’s First Railroad

The story of Chicago’s first railroad is one of determination by regional leaders to succeed. Find out how a successful collaboration of farmers and businessmen made this debut possible, and how Rockford played a key role.

Events at a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region of the Old Northwest Territory! Here’s a sample of our recreation and destination events

Nooks & Crannies

Fall 2011 – Discover these unique stores that remain off the beaten path

Northwest Landscapes

Check out these dynamic fall images from some of our region’s talented photographers.

Crisp New Fall Looks

Copperstone Inn and The Pavillion at Orchard Ridge, in Rockton, Ill., provide a beautiful setting for our Autumn Fashion Shoot. Check out this season’s classy new trends.

Hot Deals on Fall Golf

Now that the temperatures are cooling off, and the kids are back at school, it’s the perfect time to get in some extra golf. Check out these local deals on fall golf.