Nooks & Crannies

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

An Iron Horse Takes the Galena-Chicago Stagecoach Trail

Join retired college professor Mark Schwendau and his wife, Karen, as they travel a former stagecoach trail by motorcycle and note interesting landmarks in each community along the way.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

A Checklist of Regional Craft Wine and Beer

We’ve made a checklist of the best craft breweries and wineries in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. Can you visit them all this season?

The End of Life: Acts of Love & Honor in Their Final Days

Each of us will face the loss of people we love. While we can’t change this fact, there’s plenty we can do to improve end-of-life quality and to memorialize those we’ve loved and lost.

Success Stories: Alan Browne Chevrolet

This Genoa car dealership has been exceeding expectations since changing leadership in 2013. Meet the new owner, Phil Harris, and his family-oriented team.

Country Church/City Church

Organized religion played a major role in the settling of Illinois and continues to influence the culture of our region. We enjoy highlighting places of worship, one in the country and one in the city, in each issue.

Award-Winning Wines to Try This Season

You don’t have to travel to Napa Valley to enjoy a glass of wine by the vineyard. These Northern Illinois wineries are crafting a reputation for excellence with many award-winning vintages.

Success Story: Forthright Financial Planning

Chad Henry builds a close relationship with clients, and his process of managing a investments has helped him to build a solid reputation. Learn how he’s become a trusted coach for many who are planning retirement.

Alan Browne Chevrolet

700 Pearson Dr Genoa IL (815) 784-2511 www.chevy4less.com