In Illinois, a trip to the local orchard is not only a beloved autumn tradition, but also a good way to find the freshest, most flavorful apples. Test your knowledge about this healthful fruit that grew up here alongside our immigrant ancestors. ...

Our region has been a busy place for a very long time. See if you can find the chronological “first” in each list. ...

It may be cold outside, but there are plenty of ways to get out and play in the ice and snow. Test your knowledge of some of the wintertime activities you can find in our region. Then, invite your friends out to play these fun sports! ...

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. ...