A Guide to Proven Professionals

In your personal and business finances you’re drafting a team of players who include attorneys, investment advisors, insurance advisors and certified public accountants (CPAs) all focused on helping you to attain your important goals.

Genuine Northwest, Spring/Summer Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region.

Freeport Recycle Store: Helping People Find Their (Re)Purpose

More than an antique shop or a thrift shop, everything about Freeport Recycle Store is charitable. Learn how you can become part of the “recycling” process.

Transform Rockford: Breaking Barriers for Regional Success

In the effort to transform our region from the inside, there’s been plenty of work breaking down the “silos” that have kept others from aligning resources and goals. And yet, not everyone is ready to think in new ways.

Regional Art Museums Inspire the Soul

Art museums in our region allow children and adults to take an imaginative journey while learning a thing or two. Read about three art museums in our area and find some of the unique pieces that await inside.

Service Clubs Move Forward While Giving Back

You may not notice them at first, but service club members play a major role in our community. Read about four service clubs in our area and find out why their benevolent members are dedicated to helping others.

Economic Development: Expect Continued Growth in the Coming Year

Building off another impressive year of growth, area businesses are expanding their investments in new projects around northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Get the scoop on what’s new in our region and what’s to come in the year ahead .

25 Local People Who Inspire

Meet 25 individuals who have inspired others around them on the road to success. These stories of extraordinary courage, vision and passion present a powerful reminder of the transformations happening all around our region

Insight and Tips From Local Cardiologists

There’s a lot you can do to stay “young at heart.” Learn from local cardiologists how you can take action against heart disease.

Holiday Drinks to Keep you Warm

If you’re feeling cold this holiday season, grab a hot speciality drink to warm up. We explore five area coffee shops and some of their signature holiday drinks.