Wintertime Workout: How to Burn Off That Holiday Cheer

Stand by your New Year’s Resolutions this year with a wintertime workout routine. Learn how to craft a winning workout, and learn how one local gym makes it easy for the family to stay in shape.

Winter Fashion: Fun, Fierce & Fabulous

Go fierce, fashionable and fantastic this winter, as you stay warm against the cold Midwestern winter. Learn what’s popular this winter, and step inside our fashion shoot inside Edgebrook, in Rockford.

Finding Wholeness Through Addiction Recovery

It may look like just a coffee house, but Restoration Cafe is helping its workers to regain their lives and discover a renewed confidence as they recover from destructive lifestyles inside the Rockford Rescue Mission.

Janine’s Journal: Whatsoever Things Are Lovely

You never know what kinds of interesting and inspiring individuals you’ll meet when you get out of the office and explore our region.

Seven Strategies for Saving

Are you financially prepared for the future? Failing to save enough money could impact the quality of your retirement or your ability to recover from disaster. David Zierke, State Farm agent, offers some helpful ideas for stashing cash.

Buying Local: Why it Matters to You

In an age when so much about our economy feels out of control, it’s good to know that it’s within our power to impact our local economy. Learn why ‘Buy Local’ is not just a slogan for good business, but a strategy for economic recovery.

Success Story: Miller Eye Center

Meet a doctor who’s literally opening peoples’ eyes to better vision, and find out why he’s so passionate about giving customers quality service and procedures.

Nunzio’s: An American Dream Come True

Restaurant Profile: Meet the real, low-profile personality behind this Loves Park favorite, and discover what makes his restaurant special.

Genuine Northwest

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

Employee or Independent Contractor?

Many businesses are relying on contract workers to get things done and reduce overhead expenses. But does your contractor qualify as an employee? Jennifer Lollino of Sickich LLP explains.