Delivering memorable theater – and beautiful moments – is his calling. Meet this inspiring talent, who's spent three decades sharing his passion with his hometown. ...

The crack of the bat. The plush green grass. The breeze of a warm summer evening. The scent of hot dogs and hamburgers wafting through the air. Another baseball season has arrived, with many exciting changes. ...

This fun-loving TV news personality enjoys Oprah Winfrey's show, animals and adventures. See what this busy young journalist is up to next. ...

Concrete is more than just a job for this passionate couple. Discover how a chance encounter led the Gallaghers to the creative world of stamped concrete. ...

Musician, showman, philanthropist, sports fan, dentist. Dr. Kris Tumilowicz is many things, including passionate about life. Meet this inspiring, adventurous dentist and discover how he makes the most of every day. ...

We all live here for a reason, and some of us are downright passionate about life in our region. Meet 24 residents who represent many walks of life in our communities, and see why they call this place home. ...

Best-selling author and Rockford native Erica Spindler weaves yarns that thrill. Discover what she's up to now, and how her hometown has influenced her work. ...

Restaurant Profile: Meet a couple whose family restaurants led them to their own establishment in downtown Cherry Valley. ...

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

Forty years after its founding, the University of Illinois' medical college in Rockford is still churning out eager new doctors, and getting a helping hand from volunteer physicians. ...