NWQ Guide to Colleges 2019

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.

Transform Rockford: Creating a Jobs Pipeline, from ‘Cradle to Career’

What if our employers could find the talent they need, and our schools could prepare workers faster than ever before? That could be truly transformative – and a competitive advantage for our region. It’s already happening.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.

Business Milestones: Klehm Arboretum’s New Attractions

Children who visit Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Gardens now have a new place to explore. Learn more about an exciting water feature and find out why it hits home for one local family.

Local Manufacturing & Business Briefs

Discover some of the latest product launches and innovations happening within our region’s manufacturing companies.

NWQ’s 2019 Guide to Schools

The Rockford area boasts several high-quality schools that successfully combine college-preparatory academics and the liberal arts. To help with your decisions on your child’s education, we’ve found a few of the best.

Pathways to Prosperity: Feed the Engineering Pipeline with NIU@RVC

Students with a knack for math and science are discovering it’s possible to enter a well-paying career track while earning an affordable four-year degree – all while studying at their community college.

Try Something New at Rugby Club

This unique sport is gaining popularity across the country and it’s catching fire among kids and adults in our area. Meet the players who make up the Ravens ruby club and find out how they’re making a positive impact.

NWQ Guide to Colleges 2018

It’s never an easy choice when seeking the perfect college — there are plenty of things to consider. Here are some of the top institutions available here in our region.

Pathways to Prosperity: Meet the Growing Demand for Skilled Nurses

The need for skilled nurses is growing exponentially, and there’s an easy pathway for those who want to work while furthering their education. Best of all, it’s available right here in our region.