Many of the most accomplished women in our nation are closely tied to the northern Illinois region. See if you can match each remarkable woman with her description. ...

This may be “flyover country,” but our region has led the nation through many important milestones, both in social movements and product innovations. See if you can figure out which state each occasion took place, marking I for Illinois, or W for Wisconsin. ...

Throwback to one of our all-time favorite quizzes! Can you match each critter’s photo to its name? ...

Snow may be falling, but it’s never too early to brush up on our plant knowledge! ...

The Land of Lincoln officially turns 200 years old on Dec. 3, 2018. As part of a year-long celebration, see if you can answer these questions. All involve numbers. ...

Our nation is very young, but thousands of important events have already been forgotten. Test your knowledge of our northern Illinois/southern Wisconsin region. ...

How detailed is your knowledge of our region? Take our quiz to find out. ...

As we celebrate the 200th birthday of the State of Illinois this year, let’s see what we know about the Land of Lincoln, which is the sixth largest population in the U.S. at 12.8 million. If you correctly guess more than 15, you’re a NWQ Scholar. ...

Our proximity to Chicago puts us in good company with some of the world's greatest writers. See how well you know the works inspired by their time in our region. ...