Find out why more than 800 World War II re-enactors transform Midway Village into war-ravaged 1940s Europe each fall, and why Rockford's event trumps others like it. ...

Now that the temperatures are cooling off, and the kids are back at school, it's the perfect time to get in some extra golf. Check out these local deals on fall golf. ...

What exactly is the difference between a bank and a credit union, and how can it impact my finances? Chuck Garlock, CEO of Rock Valley Credit Union, sets the record straight. ...

Restaurant Profile: This restaurant owner's family history in the food industry gave her a head start on her own business. ...

Restaurant Profile: Meet a familiar local chef whose new venture in downtown Rockford, Ill., is all about local foods and unique drinks. ...

Cancer treatment is advancing rapidly, and FHN is keeping pace, by expanding the footprint of its cancer treatment center and introducing the latest in treatment technology equipment. ...

More than 5 million Americans are afflicted with Alzheimer's disease, which causes about 70 percent of dementia cases. Learn about progressive local facilities that make life more enjoyable for these patients, by looking at life from their point of view. ...

Retirement is the start of a whole new journey. Check out these exceptional local retirement centers, where residents find out how wonderful life can be, with maintenance-free living, plenty of independence and all the amenities they could wish for. ...

Meet a Freeport, Ill.-area artist who's made a hobby - and now a living - of showing Jolly St. Nick in all sorts of year-round attire. ...

Explore Freeport's beautifully-restored Lindo Theatre, and meet the family behind Classic Cinemas, a company that revels in transforming vintage theaters into viable downtown assets. ...