From its start in 1931, this family-owned dealership has built its success upon quality service and commitment to the customer. ...

An estimated 40% of Rockford residents could once claim Swedish ancestry, and many of them were settled in one part of town. Join Jon McGinty for a look at life and culture in Rockford's Swedish district. ...

The movement to strategically improve our region from the inside out requires efforts big and small, and many improvements can begin right at home, as one Transform Rockford program is finding out. ...

Now that summer is here, it’s time to get a much-needed change of scenery. Our region is ripe with luxurious hotels, thriving state parks, bustling downtowns and hidden attractions that bring you face-to-face with the refreshing waterfront. Where do you want to begin? ...

Smaller inventories, growing demand and rising prices are conspiring to make this an off-the-charts kind of season for anyone who's buying and building homes this year. ...

Lessons learned during the 2008 recession have helped this Rockford-area printer to go full-steam-ahead, despite several challenges in today's economy. ...

In its pursuit of lasting transformation, this nonprofit is finding success where other institutions are collaborating on workforce development. ...

"Special education" covers many areas in Rockford's public school system, and it's all aimed at helping a student to achieve his or her highest potential. Meet a few of these determined educators and see the difference they're making in young lives. ...

How do we know when we've reached the Top 25 communities? A helpful tool from Transform Rockford offers a gauge for where we've come and a target for where we still have left to go. ...

As Rockford Symphony Orchestra's music director, Steven Larsen, prepares to begin his next journey, he's spending plenty of time reflecting on the many ways he's impacted the orchestra over the past three decades. ...