Graystone Grill: A Perfect Summertime Dining Destination

Graystone Grill is a perfect place to visit before or after a round of golf. Find out what makes this place the perfect summer destination.

Know Your Neighbors: Mark Hirsch

When life handed Mark Hirsch a difficult situation, he found inspiration in the unlikeliest of places. See how one tree changed the life of this Platteville, Wis., photographer.

Northwest Neighbors: Dr. Dan Woestman

The future looks bright for the Belvidere School District, thanks in part to its new 35-year-old superintendent. Meet a young and inspiring personality who’s driving change in local education.

Music Academy in Rockford Celebrates 30 Years

Young musicians age preschool to adult attend the Music Academy in Rockford, traveling here from a 90-mile radius. Discover how this program helps students achieve their greatest musical and personal potential.

Jodi Beach: Music from the Heart

This ubiquitous Rockford musician had the chance to make it big in New York, but luckily for Rockford, she’s made a far-reaching career in sharing music with others.

WREX’s Austin Love Comes Home

The newest member of the 13 Today crew may be new to WREX, but he’s no stranger to the Rockford region. Meet this Rockford native and discover what drew him back home.

Milestones: Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory at 20 Years

For two decades, this family-owned funeral specialist has helped people to navigate the grieving process. Meet the driven leader and see how he fulfilled a dream while helping others.

The Rebirth of Rockford’s East Historic District

Remember when finding a parking spot or being seated in a downtown Rockford restaurant on a Friday night was never a problem? Thankfully, those days are gone. Tour the east part of downtown and see what’s new and what’s in the works.

Nooks & Crannies, Holiday Edition

Check out these unusual and inventive stores around our area.

Olsson Roofing Company Celebrates 100 Years

Started by a tradesman with a dream, this company has grown up to take on some of northern Illinois’ toughest roofing challenges. See how this company has built a name for itself.