Genuine Northwest

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

Winterizing Your Home

Don’t get caught, er, out in the cold, this winter. Here are some helpful tips from the pros on how you can safeguard your home against the ravages of another cold, Midwestern winter.

Success Story: Bomar Heating & Cooling

Meet a company that values its long-term customer relationships, and find out why some of its first customers still call these technicians after 40 years.

Outpatient Surgery: The Doctor is In; The Patient is Out

Outpatient surgeries are becoming an increasingly popular option, thanks to advancements in surgical techniques and pain management – a “win-win-win” for patients, hospitals and insurance providers alike.

Great Places To Eat Out(side)

When the weather’s nice, it’s hard to stay holed up inside. We stopped by some of our favorites to ask what makes each special.

Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unique stores that remain off the beaten path.

Ask the Right Questions When Remodeling Your Dream Kitchen

There’s a lot to get right when it comes to updating your kitchen. NWQ caught up with experts from around the region for advice on every piece of the kitchen puzzle.

Bomar Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.

420 Meadows Drive, Freeport, Ill.
(815) 233-1622

Freeport Author Pens Biography of Childhood Hero

It started with a rainy day, and turned into a lifelong passion. Meet a local writer and educator who has spent his life chasing a key figure in U.S. Naval history.

Assisted Living: Knowing When the Time is Right

Assisted Living offers seniors a comfortable and safe lifestyle, while giving their adult children peace of mind. But how does one know when to make the move?