Smart Living Weekly – January 25, 2017

  Connect with History at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: You can always learn about World War I from a textbook or TV show, but it’s a much…
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NWQ Getaway Guide, Winter Edition

A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit.






Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






Smart Living Weekly – March 30, 2016

  The Great War at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: Midway Village Museum will present “The Great War: World War I” on April 9 and 10, the largest…
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Events @ a Glance: Mind & Spirit Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at upcoming lectures and educational enrichment.






Why ‘Swedishness’ Still Matters to Rockford

As the Swedish Historical Society of Rockford celebrates its 75th anniversary, it looks to the future as well as the past. But what does ‘Swedishness’ really mean, and how is it still influencing Rockford today?






Smart Living Weekly – September 16, 2015

  World War II Days! Right in Our Region: Rockford will welcome some 1,200 re-enactors from across the nation on Sept. 26-27 for World War II Days at Midway Village…
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Genuine Northwest, Spring Edition

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






Smart Living Weekly – April 8, 2015

  ‘Many Faces, One Community’ Now Complete at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: The reasons for leaving their homelands were many: famine, war, poverty, birth order. (After all,…
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Smart Living Weekly – March 4, 2015

  Sock Monkey Madness 2015 Right in Our Region: Among its many claims to fame, Rockford is home to the sock monkey, made from the red-heeled “Rockford,” the most popular…
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