Four Considerations for Estate Planning

The world doesn’t stop when someone dies, and it can be a struggle for surviving family members to compose a new financial puzzle. Mark Gerard, of Charles Schwab, in Rockford, shares his thoughts on how to be prepared.

Shullsburg Creamery Makes it Good

This homegrown purveyor of Wisconsin cheeses is going strong more than 80 years after its founding. Discover what awaits your visit to Shullsburg






Wedding Stories: Dreamy Wedding Backdrops

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”






Inside AAR: An Aerospace Win at Rockford’s MRO

Rockford’s growing aerospace cluster is taking a giant leap forward as it welcomes a new center for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul. Step inside and discover how it’s enjoying the benefits of Rockford’s manufacturing prowess.






Capital House: Exciting New Options in Downtown Rockford

Learn about a restaurant that’s about to become the talk of downtown Rockford and find out how the owner plans to make ordering an exceptional meal a lot easier.






Family Counseling Services Celebrates 140 Years of Making Families Stronger

Every year, one in five U.S. adults experiences mental illness and one in 25 experiences serious mental illness. Discover a Rockford institution that’s been a cornerstone for treatment in our region.






Pink Heals Brings Love to Cancer Patients

Pink Heals’ flashy vehicles are quite a surprising sight when they come rolling up to a cancer patient’s home. The local chapter provides memorable moments for cancer patients in our region. Learn how you can get involved.






Cucina di Rosa: Italian Specialties that are ‘the Real Deal’

Featuring items such as Sicilian-style lasagna and homemade gelato, this restaurant is an Italian cuisine-lovers’ dream. Learn how a simple Italian dessert helped to get this eatery off the ground.






Indian Hill Manor: A Crossroads of History, Mystery and Two Rivers

For thousands of years, native people enjoyed the scenic juncture where the Rock and Kishwaukee rivers meet. Step inside the stately manor atop its bluffs, and see why this gentleman’s farm and has much to teach us about ourselves.






Creating Streamlined, Beautiful Rooms

These days, when it comes to home fashion trends, homeowners want simplicity and pretty details. Discover ideas you can use to spruce up your home.