Season Roundup: Diversions, Delights & Distractions

An exciting season of high-quality arts and entertainment events await! Here’s a preview of a few local venues and the acts they’ll welcome this season.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion plays a major role in the culture of our Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city.

Smart Living Weekly – September 3, 2014

  Suds Shine at Pretzel City Brewfest Right in Our Region: Freeport’s Pretzel City Brewfest will honor the community’s past while celebrating its future. The event, a fundraiser for Freeport…
Read More

Spencer Tracy and the Freeport Connection

This famous actor shares a special family connection with our region, one that’s celebrated every year with a unique film festival.

Fun with Furniture: Tips &Trends

You, too, can create a unique style in your home. Learn from the experts about everything from choosing colors to the appropriate size of your home decor.

FHN Leads the Way in Patient Safety

FHN prides itself on providing quality care for all patients. Discover how cutting-edge technology and specialized staff create a healthy hospital environment.

Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.

Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.

Great Small-Business Marketing on a Budget

Strong marketing doesn’t have to be expensive. Marilyn Smit, of M45 Marketing, offers suggestions for how to stretch your marketing dollar most effeciently.

Genuine Northwest, Spring Edition

Check out these unique destinations that reflect the genuine character of our region. Big Thunder Park 699 Van Buren St., Belvidere, Ill. This park is named after Chief Big Thunder,…
Read More