Smart Living Weekly – February 1, 2017

  Let’s Get Outside and Have Some Fun! Right in Our Region: Sure, it’s February and it’s pretty darned cold outside. But that doesn’t mean we have to huddle indoors…
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Smart Living Weekly – January 25, 2017

  Connect with History at Midway Village Museum Right in Our Region: You can always learn about World War I from a textbook or TV show, but it’s a much…
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The Economic Impact of Education

When you add up student expenses, professor salaries, research spending and the many other activities happening at the UIC Health Sciences Campus – Rockford, what does it really mean for our economy? Take a peak inside.






The Stockholm Inn: A Rockford Classic with Scandinavian Soul

Discover how this longtime Rockford favorite honors the region’s Scandinavian ancestors, and why its traditions continue to endure.






Home Fashion Trends for 2017

When it comes to home fashion trends, comfort and pretty details rule in 2017. Gather ideas for how you can spruce up your home.






A Celebration of Life

Each of us will face final days on this earth, and each of us will face the loss of people we love. While we can’t change this fact, there’s plenty we can do to improve end-of-life quality and to memorialize those we’ve lost.






NWQ Getaway Guide, Winter Edition

A great weekend’s journey is hours away. Here are some excellent places to visit.






Reveal a New You in the New Year

Keep the New Year’s spirit alive by maintaining your resolutions. Here’s how our region’s leading practices can help to refresh your look.






Next Rockford: Engaging Millennials in Rockford’s Future

Millenials are becoming an ever-larger part of the working world, and as they take over, they’re living a very different set of work values from their predecessors. See how these young leaders are stepping up locally.






Winter Fashion: What to Wear

Look cute and comfy in these stylish winter wearables.