Discovery Center: Where Learning is Fun

Learning should be fun. That’s what the founders of Discovery Center Museum believed 35 years ago, and it’s what they still believe today. Read how this top-ranking Rockford gem got its start and what its future may hold.

Korea: The Forgotten War Remembered

To reduce the odds of all-out war with the Soviet Union, President Truman called the Korean War a “police action,” but to the soldiers who fought, this proxy war was still war. Meet some of the men from our area who served.






Remembering All Who Served on Veterans Day

All soldiers have endured hardship, but some have faced an additional burden. Such was the case for Fred Ohr, a son of Korean immigrants, wwho not only became an ace Army Air Corps pilot, but a squadron Commander.






JMK Nippon: From Japan to America, With Love

Meet the industrious family behind this longtime Asian favorite, and learn how it grew from a simple idea into one chef’s American Dream.






JMK Nippon

2551 N. Perryville Road, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 877-0505
www.jmkrockford.com






Kochi Japan: An Authentic Taste From Land of the Rising Sun

Guests crown it the best sushi in town, but that’s not all that’s on the menu. Learn about Rockford’s newest Asian restaurant and discover how its inventive manager keeps customers coming back.






Anderson Gardens Celebrates Opening

FROM ANDERSON JAPANESE GARDENS: ROCKFORD — Anderson Japanese Gardens opens this Saturday, May 5, with a special opening celebration, and you’re invited. From 9 a.m.-4 p.m., tour the gardens and…
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