Northwest Quiz: 100 Years Ago, World War I

The war set into motion decisions and actions that still impact us today. Test your knowledge about this globe-altering event.

Northwest Landscapes, Holiday/Winter Edition

Check out these amazing images captured by our local photographers.

Smart Living Weekly – December 19, 2018

  Have a Buy-Local Very Merry Christmas Right in Our Region: There was a time when Christmas shopping was fun. People would make a day of it, chatting with friendly,…
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Smart Living Weekly – December 5, 2018

  ‘Victorian Holiday’ at Midway Village Right in Our Region: The turn of the century in 1900 was a time of great prosperity and growth for the Rockford area. Midway…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 28, 2018

  Klehm Hosts Holiday Open House Right in Our Region: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St., is presenting a holiday treat to the community. It includes entertainment,…
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Smart Living Weekly – November 7, 2018

  Better-than-Ever Stroll on State Nov. 24 Right in Our Region: The sixth annual Stroll on State will return to downtown Rockford on Saturday, Nov. 24, with lots of expanded…
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Smart Living Weekly – December 6, 2017

  Plenty of Holiday Entertainment! Right in Our Region: There’s no place like home for the holidays and no need to travel out of town to find top-notch entertainment. Rockford…
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Enjoy Fun Local History Events at Midway Village Museum

Midway Village Museum has plenty of events coming up that are both educational and fun. Learn what’s happening this holiday season.

Northwest Quiz: Windy City Holiday Traditions

Some holiday activities are so quintessentially Midwestern that we just have to make time to enjoy them all. Take our quiz and see how well you recognize these beloved traditions.

4 Holiday-Inspired Shows to Enjoy This Season

For loved ones who prefer “experiences” over “gifts,” why not consider gifting them tickets to a holiday-themed show? Here are some of the best plays, musicals and concerts happening in our area this holiday season.