Harlem Village & The KD Line

Have you ever wondered why so many things are called “Harlem” in Loves Park — Harlem Road, Harlem School District, Harlem Township, just to name a few? The answers lie in the history of this early railroad line.

Genuine Northwest, Spring-Summer Edition

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






How to Make a Dream (Kitchen) Come True

A good remodel improves your kitchen’s functionality and provides great relief from an outdated style. We caught up with two local experts who share their insights into the process of kitchen remodeling and the latest trends.






The Many Talents of Dr. Edward Yavitz

Meet an energetic Rockford-area eye specialist who’s not only pushing the bounds of his field but giving back to his hometown.






Loves Park Rotary Celebrates 50 Years

Ordiary people, working together, can produce extraordinary results – as the Loves Park Rotary Club has been proving for half a century. Discover what makes this dedicated group of community servants special.






Smart Living Weekly – May 17, 2017

  Young at Heart Launches Summer Festivals Right in Our Region: For the 46th year, the City of Loves Park will be the place for Memorial Day weekend fun, with…
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There’s No Time Like Now for Interior Updates

Your home deserves better than shabby decor, inefficient appliances and an outdated kitchen. Check out the latest trends in everything from furniture to flooring.






Events @ a Glance: Recreation & Destinations Calendar

Recreation opportunities abound in our region! Here are a few of the best our area has to offer.






A Celebration of Life

Each of us will face final days on this earth, and each of us will face the loss of people we love. While we can’t change this fact, there’s plenty we can do to improve end-of-life quality and to memorialize those we’ve lost.






Reveal a New You in the New Year

Keep the New Year’s spirit alive by maintaining your resolutions. Here’s how our region’s leading practices can help to refresh your look.