25 Local People Who Inspire

Meet 25 individuals who have inspired others around them on the road to success. These stories of extraordinary courage, vision and passion present a powerful reminder of the transformations happening all around our region

Janine’s Journal: Of Milestones and Moments

Sometimes, milestones happen and other times we make them happen. Now comes a difficult, yet happy milestone for managing editor Janine Pumilia.

Success Stories: Kitchens by Diane

Some of the same skills that made Diane Feuillerat an efficient accountant have also guided her through a successful career in kitchen design. Meet the namesake of this Rockford-area company and discover what makes her work stand out.

Janine’s Journal: Robots Are Coming to a Job Near You

Technology keeps advancing and the repercussions are interesting to reflect upon. Join Janine Pumilia, our managing editor, as she considers various thoughts on this topic.

Janine’s Journal: Millennials & Milestones

It’s been a big year for NWQ’s editorial team! Read about the writers and graphic artists who work at our relentlessly positive publication.

Janine’s Journal: Rudolph on My Mind

Watching “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is a holiday staple for Janine Pumilia, our managing editor. Delve into her reflections on the anti-bullying theme.

Janine’s Journal: ‘For to See Good Put in Action …’

Janine Pumilia remembers her sister, Linda, and the good she did during her life.

Janine’s Journal: Where No ONE Has Gone Before

Star Trek has inspired generations of people to invent, research and work toward human progress. See how the show has inspired our Managing Editor, Janine Pumilia.

Janine’s Journal: Hamilton!

History has its eyes on our managing editor, Janine Pumilia, as she travels to New York to see Broadway’s “Hamilton.” See the story of our newborn nation through her perspective.

10 Points to Ponder for Gardening Success

We’re on the cusp of springtime and you gardeners are just itching to get outside and turn over some dirt. But before you dust off the shovel, take some time to stop, plan and think. Here’s what you need to consider.