Freeport’s New Attraction for Families

Some museums ask you not to touch anything, but at this hands-on attraction, it’s openly encouraged. Step inside this family fixture and learn how a group of retired educators turned a dream into a reality.

Generations Brewing Company: A Freeport Brewery Built From the Ground Up

This Freeport brewery has been serving up craft beer since 2014. Learn how the brewery got off the ground and find out what makes the beer so unique.

Smart Living Weekly – April 24, 2019

  Travel Back in Time to ‘The Gathering’ Right in Our Region: A rare opportunity to step back in time and experience pre-1850s life in our region is coming up…
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Genuine Northwest, Annual Edition

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

Ways You Can Volunteer in Our Region

There are numerous ways to help others in our community. Browse the following organizations to see if you’re familiar with the many volunteering opportunities in our region.

An Economic Development Report: This Year’s Wins Build on Last Year’s Successes

New construction and expanding redevelopment opportunities – coupled with investment in workforce development – have kept the region humming. Experts in Beloit, Freeport and Rockford sound off on the big ideas for the year ahead.

2019 Guide to Senior Living Communities

One of our most significant decisions in life is how we’ll be cared for when we can no longer care for ourselves. This guide introduces you to some of the excellent care available within our region.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

A great weekend’s journey isn’t so far from home. Here are some excellent places to visit.

Freeport’s Dr. Roger Goodspeed: Transforming Music into Abstract Art

After he retired in 1996, Dr. Roger Goodspeed became a full-fledged artist. Meet the man whose abstract work has been garnering local attention over the past five years.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.