We all know the story about Mrs. O’Leary’s cow and the Great Fire that leveled Chicago 100 years ago. But did you know that, on the same day, a bigger, more deadly fire ripped across Wisconsin? Join Jon McGinty as he explores these parallel disasters. ...

Not all who gave their lives for freedom in Vietnam were Americans. For area servicemen, the memory of brave Canadian volunteers lives strong. ...

Galena, Dubuque and the rolling terrain in this tri-state area blend history, tradition and new attractions with ease ...

Family history and family values abound at the county fair, and they’re on full display in this year’s centennial celebration, from the livestock shows to the contests and the grandstands. ...

The marriage of Stephen and Hononegah Mack led to an interesting future for the Rock River Valley. Janine Pumilia explores the Macks’ role in our region’s history and unveils how Macktown Living History keeps their stories alive. ...

Scientists call the Spanish flu of 1918 “the mother of all flu pandemics” because every pandemic since has evolved from it. Could such a pandemic happen again? Janine Pumilia explores the Spanish flu and its connections to World War I. ...

The Land of Lincoln officially turns 200 years old on Dec. 3, 2018. As part of a year-long celebration, see if you can answer these questions. All involve numbers. ...

When Melinda Roberts visited Wisconsin for the first time in 2011, she had no idea she would soon be diagnosed with colon cancer. Given two years to live, she began recording Wisconsin's historical markers as a therapeutic project. ...

For thousands of years, native people enjoyed the scenic juncture where the Rock and Kishwaukee rivers meet. Step inside the stately manor atop its bluffs, and see why this gentleman's farm and has much to teach us about ourselves. ...

Have you ever wondered why so many things are called “Harlem” in Loves Park — Harlem Road, Harlem School District, Harlem Township, just to name a few? The answers lie in the history of this early railroad line. ...